Exeter Hospital Hepatitis C Lawsuit
A hepatitis C outbreak has been linked to treatment at Exeter Hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab and its recovery unit. Hepatitis C is a potentially fatal liver disease that is often spread through blood. Symptoms of hepatitis C may include:
- Loss of appetite
- Abdominal pain
An Exeter Hospital hepatitis C lawsuit may be an option if you have been diagnosed with Hepatitis C after being at Exeter Hospital, or have been contacted by the hospital to get tested. Several patients who were treated in the cardiac catheterization lab have been diagnosed with the exact same strain of hepatitis C. This strongly suggests a common source of infection.
Call Sokolove Law About an Exeter Hospital Hepatitis C Lawsuit
If you have any connection to Exeter Hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab and its recovery unit and you are experiencing the symptoms listed above, call Sokolove Law today. An Exeter Hospital hepatitis C lawsuit may be an option to help pay for your medical expenses and compensate you for your injury.
Exeter Hospital investigated three cases of hepatitis C in early May and quickly discovered additional cases. Hospital officials reported the findings to state health officials. It was subsequently discovered that all cases of the infection had an identical genetic fingerprint. Following this finding, the hospital closed its cardiac catheterization lab and its recovery unit. The hospital then began testing all staff who had been exposed to the unit and sent letters of notification to 651 patients.
If you suspect you may have been infected in connection to this outbreak, call Sokolove Law today about an Exeter Hospital hepatitis C lawsuit.