Ohio ER Malpractice and Mistake Lawyers
Almost half of all medical malpractice cases arise from emergency room error. Medical mistakes in the emergency room can lead to permanent injury, serious illness and even death. Emergency rooms are very stressful environments for physicians, nurses and other medical providers. This high stress environment can lead to carelessness and substandard care opening up emergency rooms to many different types of medical malpractice claims.
Our experienced ER error lawyers handle the following types of claims:
- Delay in diagnosis
- Failure to diagnose
- Diagnostic error
- Failure to evaluate
- Failure to treat
- General Negligence
- Surgical errors
- Laboratory errors
- Medication errors
- Delays in treatment
- Blood transfusions that are contaminated
Most emergency room error cases involve misdiagnosis or a delay in diagnosis. When an ER doctor fails to diagnose a serious condition or recognize indicators of cancer, the delay is likely to cause major medical problems or death.
Typical emergency room medical malpractice cases involve the failure to recognize or diagnose the following conditions:
- Heart attack
- Pulmonary embolism
Failure to diagnose or the misdiagnosis of the foregoing conditions can lead to permanent injury or death. If you or a loved one has been injured and you think it may have been due to diagnostic error please contact us today.
Medication errors can cause severe complications for patients and are often the result of failure to properly review a patient's medical chart. Our ER malpractice attorneys handle the following types of medication error claims:
- Administration of an improper medication
- Administration of medication to the wrong patient
- Administration of multiple medications that result in bad interactions
- Treating a condition with an inappropriate medication
- Giving pain medication to intoxicated patients
Many emergency room error cases involve complex issues. An experienced and knowledgeable medical malpractice lawyer will be able to assist you. The attorneys at Triscaro & Associates have experience handling ER error cases. If you or a loved one has been injured and you suspect that it may be due to emergency room error please contact us today for a free and confidential consultation.
We have prevailed in claims against The Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals (UH) and other Northeast Ohio emergency rooms. Let our experience and professionalism work for you.