Emergency Room Malpractice

Syracuse Lawyers Who Know How To Get Results

People who need medical attention quickly go the hospital emergency room. They expect their health problem to be properly diagnosed and treated. But negligence can lead to errors that result in serious injuries or death. The emergency room injury attorneys at Cherundolo Law Firm, PLLC represent people who have been harmed as a result of malpractice.

Emergency rooms can be very busy and chaotic places to work. People come in with serious injuries and quick decisions must be made. But medical personnel are still expected to follow standards of care, and are still expected to act responsibly and follow all rules and regulations. When these responsibilities are not met, people suffer needlessly.

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Some of the errors that are made in emergency rooms include:

  • Failing to treat patients in a timely manner
  • Discharging a patient too soon
  • Giving patients the wrong medication
  • Emergency surgery errors
  • Misreading lab results or X-rays
  • Misdiagnosis

When there is negligence in the emergency room, a patient's health gets worse. Our firm holds negligent parties accountable and fight to recover financial compensation for the injured.

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The injuries suffered as a result of emergency room malpractice can have a significant impact on your life. You may need additional testing and treatment, and your medical expenses will continue to rise. As a result of your injury or illness, you may be unable to return to work, which means you will lose income. There may be other damages as well, such as disability or disfigurement, and pain and suffering.

Our attorneys determine the true damages you've suffered as result of your hospital injury, and fight for a resolution of the case that meets your needs. We begin by conducting our own investigation. Our legal team reviews all medical records and related documents. We interview witnesses and if needed, will consult with medical experts. We know where to find evidence of negligence.

Our firm takes the time to build a strong case that bring insurance companies to the negotiating table. If we can't negotiate a favorable settlement, we will fight for you in court.

If you've been injured as a result of emergency room malpractice, learn more about how we can help you. Contact us to set up a free consultation with one of our attorneys.