Law Offices of John Gehlhausen, P.C.

IV Injury and IV Error

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An IV injury can have permanent, life-changing consequences. If you or someone you love has suffered injury as a result of an IV error, the law firm of John Gehlhausen, P.C. can help. When you secure Mr. Gehlhausen's services, you can expect compassionate and knowledgeable counsel, aggressive legal representation, and a commitment to results.

Medical malpractice cases are often extremely complex, and most healthcare institutions, insurance companies, and medical professionals have significant resources with which to defend their interests. Founded before 1984, the law office of John Gehlhausen is a nationally recognized practice that draws on over 30 years of experience in successfully handling medical malpractice, IV injury, needlestick, and blood bank cases throughout the United States. If you require legal counsel due to an IV injury caused by a medical error, contact The Law Firm of John Gehlhausen, P.C. and schedule a free consultation today.

Practice Areas - Common Types of IV Injury

The law firm of John Gehlhausen, P.C. handles any and all cases involving IV injury and IV error. If an IV is placed incorrectly, improperly maintained, or not adequately changed, or if there are complications with pumps or overmedication, severe injury can occur. Doctors, nurses, and hospital staff must abide by reasonable standards of care. If it can be shown that your injury resulted from a failure to abide by these standards, a medical malpractice lawsuit can be brought against the negligent party. It is important that you take action if you or someone you love has suffered an IV injury, as the statute of limitations on medical malpractice cases in the state where the incident occurred applies, and your available window to file a claim may be close to expiring. The law firm of John Gehlhausen, P.C. handles a range of cases, including:

A number of severe conditions can result from IV injury or IV error, including infection, phlebitis, embolisms, and extravasations. The medical costs associated with continuing treatments for these conditions are often too much to bear for the victim, and they can severely impact the victim's ability to sustain employment (on a temporary or permanent basis), resulting in significant loss of income, earning potential, and permanent pain. Through legal action, you may be entitled to recuperate financial compensation for these injuries, losses, and expenses.

Attorney John Gehlhausen

Attorney John Gehlhausen is an experienced trial lawyer who has helped thousands of clients across the country obtain just and fair compensation for medical expenses and other monetary losses, as well as non-monetary losses such as pain and suffering. As a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a position that is only awarded to the top attorneys in the country by peer nomination and voting, Mr. Gehlhausen is highly respected within the legal field. If you or someone you love has suffered an IV injury, Mr. Gehlhausen has the qualifications, experience, discipline, knowledge, and drive you are seeking. To determine whether you're eligible to file a claim, or to learn more about how you can protect your legal rights in a court of law, contact The Law Firm of John Gehlhausen, P.C. today using the form below or via telephone.

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