Emergency rooms in the Washington, D.C., area are often hectic and difficult places to work. Emergency room personnel undergo special training to equip them to deal with the constant demands of the traumatically injured and severely ill. Unfortunately, healthcare providers in emergency rooms sometimes fail to prioritize their duty to provide adequate, prompt medical treatment to patients. The end result can be medical malpractice injuries and even death.
The medical malpractice attorneys at The Cochran Firm DC have years of experience dealing with negligent hospital staff, doctors, surgeons, nurses, hospitals, and the insurance companies that protect them. If you have suffered an injury as a result of an emergency room error in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia or Maryland, our attorneys are experienced in providing high-caliber legal representation to everyday Americans facing powerful opponents.
Emergency room errors can arise in many situations. Some of the most common problems resulting in serious injuries include:
The ramifications of these careless actions can be serious and life-altering. Permanent disability, lost income and a lifetime of expenses can be the result of a momentary act of negligence in the emergency room. If you have sustained an injury due to inadequate or inappropriate medical care in an emergency room, you may be able to seek compensation for expenses related to your injury.
Hospitals and medical corporations act quickly to conceal signs of malpractice. Our law firm has access to the resources, technology and knowledge of the nationally acclaimed Cochran Firm, founded by the late Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr., who believed that every person, regardless of race, religion or gender, deserves high-quality legal representation.
Depending on your case, you may be able to recover compensation for:
In the case of wrongful death caused by emergency room negligence, surviving family members may be able to seek a number of damages including the lost income of the deceased, as well as lost companionship, and lost instruction and guidance. Our attorneys have the knowledge and technology to investigate the source of your serious injury.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury resulting from emergency room error in Washington, D.C., Maryland or Virginia, please contact the experienced medical malpractice attorneys at The Cochran Firm DC to schedule a free consultation.