Emergency Room Errors
Emergency rooms and trauma units are usually the busiest places in any hospital. Adding to the chaos is the fact that far too many busy and frantic emergency rooms are seriously understaffed. Unfortunately, this creates an environment were emergency room errors occur far too easily. Despite the hectic atmosphere common in so many emergency rooms, there is never an excuse for medical malpractice. Patients in the emergency room have a right to expect that standards of care will be followed there, just as they would be in any other part of the hospital. At The Cochran Firm, our emergency room error lawyers have successfully represented hundreds of injured people in medical malpractice lawsuits to ensure they have access to the funds needed for a complete physical, financial and emotional recovery. If you’ve been injured because of medical malpractice in an emergency room, we urge you to contact one of the emergency room error lawyers at The Cochran Firm today, so that you can pursue all of the compensation you deserve.
At The Cochran Firm, our emergency room error lawyers work every day to provide all of our clients with a level of service that honors the high standard of excellence established by our founder, Johnnie Cochran. You can be assured that our medical malpractice attorneys will be with you every step of the way to make certain you are fairly and fully compensated for the emergency room error that caused your injury. To learn more about all of the ways The Cochran Firm can help you and your family get your lives back on track after an emergency room error, please contact us for a free, no obligation premises liability lawsuit evaluation today.
Emergency Room Error Lawsuits
Studies have shown that the largest percentage of medical errors in hospitals occur in the emergency room. One of the most common reasons for emergency room errors is a lack of information, including timely access to the results of laboratory and imaging tests. Ineffective communications between doctors and nurses has also been cited at as a major contributor to medical malpractice in the emergency room, as has information lost in shift change. ¬¬The Cochran Firm has been representing medical malpractice victims for over four decades, and our attorneys have successfully represented hundreds of people in all types of emergency room error lawsuits, including those involving:
- Failure to diagnose
- Delayed treatment
- Surgical errors
- Anesthesia errors
- Medication errors
- Negligence by EMTs and paramedics
- Improper laboratory tests
If you or our loved one were hurt because of an emergency room error, we urge you to contact The Cochran Firm immediately. It is vital our medical malpractice lawyers begin investigating your case right away, before important evidence is lost or destroyed. If our legal team begins investigating your case at the earliest possible opportunity, it is far more likely that they will be able to build a strong medical malpractice case on your behalf. You can trust the emergency room lawyers at The Cochran Firm to utilize the most cutting edge technology to investigate every aspect of your injury, identify those responsible, and calculate a fair level of compensation that will cover your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages.
If you’ve already been approached by an insurance company for the hospital or doctor who treated you, don’t agree to any settlement without talking with one of our attorneys. This first offer is unlikely to be a fair one, and the insurance company is trying to pressure you into accept it quickly, before you figure that out. The Cochran Firm has never been afraid to take on even the largest corporations or insurance companies, and our emergency room error attorneys will aggressively pursue your claim, at trial if necessary, to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
Legal Help for Emergency Room Error Victims
At The Cochran Firm, all of our highly-experienced attorneys are dedicated to providing quality legal representation to injured people, their families, and the ordinary citizen, just as Johnnie Cochran envisioned when he founded the firm over 40 years ago. If you or a loved one are seeking personal, dedicated and aggressive legal representation in the wake of a serious emergency room error, please contact The Cochran Firm today by filling out our online form, or call (513) 381-HURT