Individuals who seek medical care in an emergency room may be experiencing something life-threatening. They don’t need to have to deal with unnecessary delays in care or a lax standard of care when they do this because there can be serious consequences in these cases.
Unfortunately, not all patients receive the care they need when they enter the emergency room. There are various reasons why this might occur, but it is unacceptable for a patient to suffer harm because of something that could be prevented. When this happens, the patient can opt to seek compensation for the damages they suffer.
Improper care in the emergency department can lead to the person facing a worse fate than what would have happened otherwise. It can cause a condition that’s treatable in the early stages to become much more challenging to treat if it is left to worsen. Not only that, but the patient might also be in pain, which is also hard to bear.
We know that you only wanted to get help when you visited the emergency department. If you suffered any harm because of improper care while you were in the hospital, you may choose to pursue legal action. This can help you to cover the costs that you’re experiencing simply because of the malpractice. It may also take care of the wages you couldn’t earn because you were unable to return to work right away.
Medical malpractice claims can be complex sometimes. It’s imperative that you take the time to review your options. We can work with you throughout the process so that you can focus on healing while we handle the legal facets of the case.