A Nurse Hurt My Child. Can I Sue?
Kevin Biniazan—January 21, 2022
Can I sue a nurse for hurting my child? Yes, but it’s important to know what to look for in a medical malpractice case. You need to prove negligence in a court of law and establish that the hospital was negligent in some way. Medical malpractice is considered a form of civil negligence.
You can sue a nurse for negligence in a number of situations, but your case will most likely be stronger if the negligence is due to nursing malpractice.
If a nurse causes an injury that is avoidable, you can sue. While it’s rare to sue a nurse for wrongly treating your child, you can file a lawsuit if a nursing staff member did something to make the child ill.
Can I Sue a Nurse for Hurting My Child?
In order to sue a nurse for hurting your child, you must first prove that the nurse caused the injury to your child.
There are many other types of cases that can be brought against a nurse. If a child gets injured due to a negligent nurse, you can sue the nursing organization for the negligence. However, you’ll need to prove that the nurse acted with carelessness to cause your child harm. It’s important to remember that a nurse’s negligence must be proven through evidence. The lawyer should also be qualified in nursing law.
Here are the questions you should ask yourself when determining if you can sue a nurse for harming your child:
- What are the circumstances under which the nurse allegedly hurt your child?
- How do you know that the nurse was responsible?
- Did the nurse act intentionally or negligently?
- Was your child physically or emotionally harmed?
- How did your child suffer as a result?
- Are there any other witnesses to the nurse’s actions?
- Does the nurse have a history of professional misconduct?
What is considered negligence by a nurse?
There are many things that can constitute negligence by a nurse. Examples include failing to properly assess a patient’s condition, not providing the appropriate level of care based on a patient’s condition, or not following proper protocol when caring for a patient. In general, any action (or inaction) by a nurse that deviates from the standard of care and results in harm to a patient could be considered negligence. If a nurse is found to be negligent, he or she could be held liable for any resulting damages.
A lawsuit can be filed by anyone who has suffered bodily harm from a nurse. If the victim wants to sue, he or she must show that the other party was negligent in causing the injury. The plaintiff will need to present evidence and legal arguments to prove the case. There are many rules and regulations concerning these cases, so it is important to understand what you need to do before filing a lawsuit.
If you have a valid claim, the nurse must have breached a duty of care to you or your child. The nurse must have violated this duty by acting negligently with strong evidence proving the negligence. In most cases, the nurse and the hospital should be held accountable. I
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Kevin is a trial attorney who passionately represents individuals injured or harmed by the carelessness of others. Between jury trials and settlements, Kevin has secured more than $100 million for his clients in his first five years of practice.