Background on Raleigh General Hospital

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Raleigh General Hospital, located in Beckley, WV, is the largest medical facility in southern West Virginia. Despite its size and claims of advanced technology, Raleigh General Hospital has a concerning reputation for substandard care and medical negligence. Attorney Dave Goddard has received numerous calls and inquiries regarding potential malpractice cases stemming from incidents at this hospital.

While Raleigh General offers a range of services, including surgery, emergency care, and childbirth services, concerns regarding the quality of care provided persist. Dave Goddard is prepared to investigate and pursue cases involving:

  • Birth Injuries: Resulting from negligence during labor and delivery, such as brain damage, paralysis, or broken bones.
  • Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose: Leading to delayed or improper treatment and potentially worsening medical conditions.
  • Surgical Errors: Including wrong-site surgery, where the procedure is performed on the wrong body part, and retained surgical instruments, where objects are left inside the body after surgery.
  • Medication Errors: Such as prescribing the wrong medication or dosage, leading to adverse reactions or complications.
  • Anesthesia Errors: Leading to complications during or after surgery.
  • Hospital-Acquired Infections: Due to unsanitary conditions or improper protocols.


Give us a call today at (304) 933-1411 to discuss your situation with a medical malpractice & birth injury attorney.

Why Choose Dave Goddard for Your Raleigh General Case?

Navigating the complexities of a medical malpractice claim against a large hospital like Raleigh General requires a skilled and experienced attorney. Dave Goddard offers:

  • Proven Track Record: With over 25 years of experience exclusively focused on medical malpractice and catastrophic injury cases, Dave has the expertise to handle complex claims and fight for your rights.
  • Dedicated Representation: As a solo practitioner, Dave provides personalized attention to each client, ensuring your case receives the focus it deserves.
  • Aggressive Litigation: Dave is not afraid to take on large hospitals and their insurance companies. He will aggressively pursue maximum compensation for your injuries and damages.
  • Compassionate Advocacy: Dave understands the challenges faced by victims of medical negligence. He offers empathetic support and guidance throughout the legal process.

Schedule a free consultation today at (304) 933-1411 to discuss your potential birth injury case. Dave remains committed to expertly helping clients resolve medical negligence cases as a solo legal practitioner.

When to Contact a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

If you have concerns about the care you or a loved one received at Raleigh General Hospital, it's important to consult with a medical malpractice attorney. Some red flags that may indicate medical negligence include:

  • Unexplained Injuries or Illness: Following a medical procedure or hospital stay.
  • Worsening of a Medical Condition: Despite receiving treatment.
  • Lack of Informed Consent: Not being fully informed about the risks and benefits of a procedure before undergoing it.
  • Deviation from Standard of Care: If a healthcare provider's actions fall below the accepted standard of care, it may constitute negligence.
  • Poor Communication or Dismissive Attitude: From healthcare providers.

Remember, even if you're unsure if your situation qualifies as medical malpractice, seeking legal advice can help protect your rights and ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

Contact Goddard Law Today

If you believe you have a medical malpractice case against Raleigh General Hospital, contact Dave Goddard today for a free consultation. He will listen to your concerns, evaluate your case, and provide expert legal guidance.