Emergency Room Malpractice
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Emergency room patients are typically in very serious and often life-threatening situations. Timely and effective care by doctors, nurses and emergency room staff is critical to the outcome. Unfortunately, several factors such as inadequate staffing, confusion, or a failure to listen to a patient's complaints can lead to adverse results. Patients who do not receive prompt medical treatment often suffer catastrophic injury or death. A lack of appropriate medical treatment may be considered medical negligence. If you believe you or a loved one did not receivenecessary emergency room care or were the victim of negligent care, contact us today. The consultation and case review are free.
Medical Negligence in the Emergency Room
Our medical malpractice attorneys are experienced in dealing with cases resulting from emergency room negligence. There are many common situations where medical error occurs due to the negligence of healthcare providers, including:
- Misreading a test such as EKG, X-ray, or lab results
- Misdiagnosis of a stroke or heart attack
- Medication errors
- Prematurely emergency room discharge
- Misevaluating head trauma
- Unnecessary treatment delays
- Failure to diagnose internal injuries such as ruptured spleen
Latona Law Firm has successfully defended victims in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases for over 30 years. Too many result from a lack of attention or appropriate care by healthcare providers in the emergency room. Contact Latona Law's Pennsylvania medical malpractice attorneys today for your free consultation, and if you decide to pursue a claim there are no are costs or fees to you until we win.