HCA Healthcare, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, is the largest hospital and healthcare system in the country with 186 hospitals under their umbrella. HCA Healthcare employs more than 46,000 active and affiliated physicians and 98,000 registered nurses worldwide. In 2019, the health system reported approximately 35 million patient encounters and 9.2 million emergency room visits. HCA Healthcare ranks No. 65 on the Fortune 500 list and was named among the Ethisphere Institute’s “World’s Most Ethical Companies” list in 2019 for the 10th consecutive year. All of these awards and accolades are nice but cases of medical malpractice and healthcare provides negligence occur almost on a daily basis at their facilities. Examples are hospital negligence, surgical errors, cancer misdiagnosis lawsuits, autoimmune disorder misdiagnosis claims, general medical misdiagnosis cases, hospital acquired infections, birth defects, birth injuries, medication errors and healthcare provider sexual abuse. Being the victim of any of these types of negligence may entitle you to benefits and financial compensation. It is a very wise move to connect with our medical negligence attorneys handling HCA healthcare lawsuits to discuss your rights, how to protect them and what benefits and financial compensation you may be entitled to. All consults are free and our Tennessee injury attorneys charge no fees if they are unable to obtain compensation for you and your family.
Medical negligence cases across the country average around $350,000.00 per case. They are arguably the largest dollar value injury case type on average. The type of medical malpractice case you have also dictates the value of your case be it via settlement or verdict. Medical misdiagnosis cases involving cancer moving to another phase are often times several times larger than the average med mal claim. Before COVID hospital acquired infections such as pneumonia or medication errors are smaller than the average medical negligence case.
Age also has to do with the value of an HCA healthcare lawsuit as children, and the elderly, are much more vulnerable to never fully recovering from an injury than a young, healthy person with a sound immune system.
Contact our catastrophic injury lawyers handling HCA healthcare lawsuits. Free case examinations and no fees unless they recover for you.