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Negligence in an Emergency Room

emergency room Emergency rooms in this day and age are often crowded and can take a long time to receive treatment. Excessive wait times and overworked staffs can both contribute to serious complications and deaths that could have been prevented with proper emergency room care.

If you believe that your injury was caused by substandard medical care in the emergency room, our medical malpractice lawyers may be able to help you. Call 1-702-228-2600 to schedule an evaluation of your case.

Emergency Room Malpractice Lawyers

In the event that a doctor, nurse, or medical technician failed to properly monitor or treat a loved one while they were an emergency room patient, you should immediately contact a medical malpractice attorney.

At Bertoldo, Baker, Carter & Smith we employ a team of dedicated medical malpractice attorneys who will evaluate your claims and help you through the process. We serve as advocates for injured persons and will fight tirelessly to get you the compensation you need and deserve.

Injuries Caused by Emergency Room Mistakes

Due to negligence in an emergency room, even something that started out as a minor problem can become a major health problem. Misdiagnosis, failure to treat a patient in a timely manner, and improper treatments can have serious consequences.

Serious injuries can include:

  • Loss of blood
  • Hypoxia
  • Medication errors
  • Misdiagnosed heart attacks and strokes
  • Infection
  • Surgical errors
  • Diabetic reactions
  • Wrongful death

Prolonged wait times due to misdiagnosis are a common problem in present day emergency rooms. In the event of a misdiagnosis of a condition such as a heart attack or stroke, any delay can have fatal consequences.

Las Vegas Medical Malpractice Lawyers

When selecting your malpractice lawyer, you need to select a firm that can handle what may turn out to be a complex issue of liability. Your medical malpractice attorney should be familiar with the laws of your state and should have a proven record of success in these specific types of cases.

The law firm of Bertoldo, Baker, Carter & Smith is known as a leading injury firm in Las Vegas. We are prepared to take any challenge by a large hospital and its insurance company. If you feel you’ve suffered because of an emergency room mistake. Contact us for help today at 702-228-2600.

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