Infection Resulting from a Hospital Stay

A hospital acquired infection is an infection that occurs as a result of someone’s stay in hospital, i.e. an infection that would not have occurred had the patient not entered the hospital.  

Given the nature of a hospital, hospital acquired infections are relatively common and often are not considered to be indicative of medical negligence having occurred. However, where staff fail to adopt and apply measures to ensure a sterile environment, or fail to diagnose and treat an infection in a timely manner, the hospital may be held liable for the hospital acquired infection and the resulting injuries to the patient. 

If you or a family member have suffered a serious injury which you believe was as a result of a hospital acquired infection, you may be entitled to bring a medical negligence claim. 

To speak with an experienced medical negligence solicitor who will listen with the utmost empathy, please contact Laura today.

How Can Croke Medical Law Help?

Croke Medical Law are well experienced in Hospital Acquired Infection Claims and will provide expert legal advice in an empathetic manner. 

We can: 

  1. Investigate the cause of injury and provide answers that you deserve to know to allow you to better understand what happened and to determine if a medical error was made. 
  2. Provide advice in relation to the legal process and represent you throughout your legal journey. 
  3. Seek financial compensation for you. 
  4. Seek an explanation and an apology from the wrongdoer(s).