Sep
10

What Minnesotans Should Know About the Risks of Ventilators

When it comes to COVID-19, it seems as if frightening information is constantly surfacing in the media. Take, for instance, the Journal of the American Medical Association study from April 2020.

In this study, it reported that 88 percent of COVID-19 patients in New York that were put on ventilators died. Luckily, this isn’t data that has been replicated elsewhere, even with COVID-19 patients who must be placed on ventilators.

Still, getting placed on a ventilator is frightening and can itself leave you with lifelong damage once you’ve recovered from illness. Treatment on a ventilator requires an expert, trained hand and mistakes do happen that leave patients with injuries.

If you’ve suffered damages from a ventilator due to medical malpractice, [...]