Roxborough Memorial Hospital is a medical facility in northwestern Philadelphia, offering care to patients in the Roxborough, Manayunk, and East Falls communities. Roxborough Memorial Hospital was one of the first hospitals to bring access to medical care to the northern reaches of Philadelphia.
5800 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Unfortunately, wherever medical professionals practice, there exists the possibility that things can go wrong or that the medical professionals act negligently. In some cases, this can amount to medical malpractice. If you or someone you love happens to be the victim of such an instance of medical malpractice, it can leave you scarred for life and in desperate need of financial compensation to make a full recovery. This is where the medical malpractice attorneys at the Philadelphia law office of Gilman & Bedigian can help.
History of the Roxborough Memorial Hospital
Roxborough Memorial Hospital was founded in 1890 in the northern Philadelphia suburbs, and has provided medical care to area residents ever since, even as the city grew around it.
Roxborough Memorial Hospital, Today
Now, more than 100 years since its inception, the Roxborough Memorial Hospital is a large hospital with 141 beds for inpatients and numerous programs that provide medical care for outpatients, as well.
With more than 300 physicians working within its walls, the Roxborough Memorial Hospital offers medical care in the following areas.
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
Additionally, the hospital has an eight-bed rehabilitation unit, a 24-bed geropsychiatric unit, a 17-bed medical-psychiatric unit, a Wound Healing Center with 2 hyperbaric oxygen chambers, and four operating rooms that are used by the Hospitals' faculty and residents in its pediatric program.
Medical Malpractice at the Roxborough Memorial Hospital
All hospitals in the United States have medical professionals who can make mistakes and cause serious injuries with their negligent actions. In some cases, this can amount to medical malpractice.
Suffering from an instance of medical malpractice is not only severe; it is also unfair. Medical malpractice often directly causes significant injuries. However, the complications from those injuries can cause even more devastating, though indirect, consequences as the initial mistake leads to other medical conditions. Because there was nothing that you could have done to prevent them, these instances of medical malpractice can make you feel victimized and powerless and can put you in a dire financial predicament as you struggle to keep up with the medical bills for your recovery.
This is why it is so important to file a medical malpractice lawsuit after you or a loved one has been hurt by the negligence of a medical professional at Roxborough Memorial Hospital. These lawsuits are formal claims for compensation for the costs associated with your recovery--a recovery that you should never have had to go through were it not for the negligence of the healthcare professionals that caused your injuries.
The personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys at the Philadelphia law office of Gilman & Bedigian legally represent those hurt in medical malpractice situations. Contact them online for the legal help you need.