ER Malpractice Lawyers Serving People in New York and New Jersey The emergency room (ER) is the primary source of medical care for many individuals and families. It is safe to say that there are millions of emergency room visits in New York area hospitals each year. There is no doubt that emergency room doctors and nurses have a very difficult job. These professionals must quickly and accurately diagnose and treat many patients over a short period of time.Despite these challenges, ER doctors and nurses have a duty to every single patient who comes through the doors. When these professionals fail in their duties, people can suffer life-changing injuries or even death. If you or someone you love did not receive the appropriate level of care in the ER and serious injury or death resulted, you may have a claim for malpractice. It is critical to speak with an experienced attorney about your case.
At Dankner Milstein, P.C., our lawyers have helped people throughout New York City and the surrounding areas recover the compensation they dearly need after being harmed by hospital negligence and medical malpractice. Our New York emergency room error attorneys are prepared to represent clients who have suffered every kind of negligence, including:
- Misdiagnosis: Too often, people who are experiencing a heart attack, blood clot, pulmonary embolism or other life-threatening condition go to the ER, are examined, and are told by the doctor to go home. Rather than receiving appropriate care, these patients die at home or suffer preventable injuries.
- Failure to perform triage: Ideally, the patients with the most serious injuries should see the doctor first. When nurses or staff fail to prioritize which patients should receive care first, people can suffer.
Emergency room patients can suffer surgical errors, Medication errors or other serious problems. If we accept your case, our Westchester County hospital mistake law firm will utilize every investigative tool at our disposal to find out what happened in your case and how it could have been avoided. Our tenacious, dedicated approach has helped hundreds of people throughout the region get full compensation for their injuries.