The Centers for Disease Control estimate that 136.3 million people are treated in American emergency rooms annually. Of the 225,000 people who die from medical malpractice-related injuries each year, almost half are due to Emergency Room Errors.
It is a doctor’s duty to provide reasonable patient care that falls within accepted standards and guidelines. Healthcare professionals who ignore this duty are guilty of medical negligence. When a physician or other health care professional fails to provide adequate care to their patient, and that patient suffers injury or death, it can result in a claim of Medical Malpractice.
Henson Fuerst understands medical malpractice law and knows how to defend your rights in a case of Emergency Room Error.
Typical Emergency Room Errors include:
Do I Have a Case?
Not every emergency room error is grounds for a lawsuit. Proving medical malpractice or negligence is complex and requires hours of research and effort. If you’ve suffered an emergency room error, or a loved one has died due to medical negligence, it is vital to consult with a highly experienced medical malpractice attorney to ensure your rights are vigorously protected and you receive full compensation under the law for such issues as:
- Lost current or future earnings
- Reasonable medical expenses
- Permanent disability
- Pain and suffering
- Future medical care
- And more
Henson Fuerst Is Here to Help
Health care professionals are dedicated to providing patients with the very best care. But overworked, fatigued doctors and nurses and understaffed, ill-equipped emergency rooms often lead to fatal emergency room errors.
If you or a loved one suffered a serious injury due to an Emergency Room Error or any other type of Medical Mistake, Henson Fuerst is here for you. Our experienced North Carolina Medical Malpractice attorneys will investigate every detail of your accident.
When you call, you can discuss your case with one of our caring team members. At Henson Fuerst, most of our cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means that you pay us nothing unless we win or settle your case. Some cases, however, are handled on an hourly or project basis depending on case circumstances and facts.
Call us today for an initial free case review and consultation, and we will talk further with you about how we would handle your case.