Failure to review contact lens solution instructions leads to $3.5M NY settlement

Bachman, Radha V.; Kicklighter, Leilani
May 2009
Healthcare Risk Management;May2009 Legal Review, p1
The article examines the court case which shows the failure of the local hospital to review the contact lens solution instructions that leads the $3.5 million settlement cost between the plaintiff, who felt burning sensation after he placed his contact lens, and the local hospital. It says that the case raises many issues and several questions from a risk management and patient safety view. Moreover, information about the case is provided.


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