Emergency Room Error Lawyers
The emergency room is one of the most difficult places for a medical professional to work. In the rush to save lives, there can be miscommunications and other mistakes that can cause serious medical problems. Emergency room errors can cause a patient that is looking for help suffer even greater consequences.
The effects of an emergency room error can change a patient’s life forever. Some of the most common forms of emergency room error that can have serious consequences include:
- Prescription errors
- Failure to diagnose
- Birth injury
- Blood transfusion errors
- Omissions errors
There are many reasons for emergency room errors to occur. In a stressful workplace like an emergency room, even the smallest error can cause large problems when it is built upon. Some of the most common causes of emergency room errors are:
- Inexperienced or untrained staff
- Lack of medical records
- Testing errors
- Delayed test results
- Equipment failure
- Unsanitary equipment
- Failure to perform correct tests
Medical malpractice and medical negligence like emergency room error occurs when a medical professional fails to provide you or a loved one with the standard of care another similarly trained or experienced medical professional would have provided.
If you believe that you or a loved one has been injured by an emergency room error in Orlando, or anywhere in Florida, please contact one of our Florida medical malpractice attorneys. We will evaluate your claim for free and represent you on a contingent fee basis, which means you don’t have to pay any attorneys’ fees unless you recover on your claim.