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Did You Come Out Of The Hospital Sicker Than When You Went In?

Hospitals are held to the strictest standards for hygiene and safety, yet every year thousands of patients contract hospital acquired infections, like MRSA, following surgery or during recovery. Negligence cases resulting in infections are difficult cases to prove and should only be handled by experienced attorneys. Your lawyer must prove that hygiene regulations were ignored and that the violations caused an infection to develop.

Free Consultation And No Attorney Fees Unless We Help You Recover Money

Winckler, Harvey & McConnell, LLP, is a leading personal injury law firm located in Austin, Texas which represents clients with medical malpractice claims throughout the state. Although the Texas legislature has placed dollar limits on malpractice settlements against hospitals, we have the resources and experience to aggressively seek full and fair money damages for victims of infections and their families.

Attorneys Jay Winckler and Jay Harvey are Personal Injury Trial Specialists certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and offer our clients more than a half century of combined trial experience. They are recognized by their peers throughout Texas for their dedication and knowledge in medical negligence law, regularly speaking and teaching on the topic of medical malpractice.

Contact us if you feel you have a legitimate claim for damages against a hospital. We offer a free consultation and accept cases on a contingency basis.

We represent people who have suffered hospital acquired infections and surgical infections, such as:

  • Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA staff infection)
  • Eccoli
  • Resistant enterococcus
  • Bacteremia
  • Sepsis
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Pneumonia
  • Bloodstream infection
  • All other types of bacterial and viral infections

“Many people worry about suing a hospital after contracting an infection. Often, a medical negligence or surgical malpractice lawsuit is the only way to ensure the management and staff re-focus on important hygiene regulations that keep everyone safe.”

Contact us today to discuss your surgical infection claim.


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