When we need help treating addiction, drug and alcohol rehabilitation clinics are vital resources to make us well. Unfortunately, rehab doesn't always work. And if you've suffered from substandard care in a rehab facility, you may be wondering if you can sue the facility for negligence or malpractice.
Addiction rehab clinics that fail to provide patients with an adequate standard of care can be sued for negligence and be both directly liable for their own malpractice and vicariously liable for the negligence of their employees. Here is what rehab clinic negligence looks like: