MRSA Claims 2017-08-31T11:08:26+00:00

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Hospital Acquired Infection Compensation

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You put your complete trust in the hospital and expect that you will be cared for and restored back to health. We all know things can go wrong and mistakes can be made however there has been a gradual increase in incidents of infections acquired at hospitals and this is sometimes due to negligence. We can help investigate your case for compensation and see if you have a right to claim.

You should not have to burden the loss of income due to an infection that was acquired from hospital negligence. Find out more about how to sue a hospital.

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How Do You Get MRSA?

MRSA is often spread from skin-to-skin contact with an infected person. MRSA can also live on the skin and be spread to sheets, clothing, dressings, handles and surfaces, even floors.

Often bacteria spreads more easily to patients staying in hospital and recovering from operations. MRSA bacteria spreads more easily to patients with catheters and surgial wounds. Some patients might have existing health problems that make them more vulnerable to infection.

There is a possibility that you were infected outside of a hospital however this is unusual.

MRSA Symptoms

Symptoms vary depending on which part or your body is infected. If skin and soft issue is infected  and MRSA infects the deeper layers of skin this can often present itself as an abscess ( boil ) typically causing:

  • Swelling and tenderness
  • Redness of the skin
  • Pus and discharge
  • General pain and discomfort

Sometimes MRSA can be more invasive and cause much more serious complications when the bacteria invades deeper into the body. Some common symptoms are:

  • High Temperature & Chills ( Temperatures of 38c 100.4F and above )
  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Muscular aches and pains
  • Pain and swelling local to the infectection

Invasive MRSA can often infect blood ( sepsis / septic shock ), skin ( septic busitis ), lungs ( pneumonia ), joint infections and even bone infections. The good news is although serious MRSA is rarely fatal.

Have you suffered as a result of failings hospital negligence, and contracted MRSA?

When your hospital fails to follow infection control policies then you and other patients could be at risk. Have you suffered as a result of those failings and then contracted MRSA, then call us today and we will give advice and see if you are eligible to make a claim for compensation.