Dialysis Accident Malpractice Lawyer in Virginia
For patients who are dealing with advanced kidney failure, dialysis is the most commonly pursued treatment option. Dialysis is used to help the body perform the duties of the kidneys that they can no longer do on their own. Unfortunately, though, mistakes during dialysis made by medical professionals can happen, leading to dangerous or deadly consequences.
Rampant problems associated with poor quality care plague the U.S. kidney dialysis system. Medical malpractice is a real daily occurrence in many dialysis centers across the U.S and right here in Virginia. Patients and families who have experienced a serious injury or death related to a dialysis accident should know that one way to seek accountability is with a malpractice investigation and lawsuit.
An investigative reporting bureau called ProPublica recently published a study on the quality of care the nation’s 400,000 dialysis patients get, and it’s pretty disturbing. The basic conclusion was: