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Emergency Room Errors: Here’s What You Should Know (Pt. 2)

November 30, 2014

Picking up from where we left off in Emergency Room Errors: Here’s What You Should Know (Pt. 1), below we will continue to discuss some important info that you may want to know about this potentially devastating type of medical negligence.

While the first part of this blog series focused on point out some of the most common causes of emergency room errors, below, we will take a closer look at what these mistakes tend to be, as well as what the impacts of them are.

Emergency Room Errors: The Common Mistakes

After emergency room errors occur in military ERs, injured people can count on our military medical malpractice lawyers to fight for their rights to compensation and justice.

After emergency room errors occur in military ERs, injured people can count on our military medical malpractice lawyers to fight for their rights to compensation and justice.

When emergency room errors occur, they most commonly come in the form of:

  • Diagnostic errors – As the most common type of emergency room error, diagnostic errors include a failure to diagnose a condition and misdiagnosing ailments.
  • Misreading diagnostic test results, such as the results of MRIs, CT scans, etc.
  • Failure to order the proper diagnostic tests
  • Failure to recognize patients’ symptoms (or outright ignoring certain symptoms)
  • Medication and anesthesia mistakes, including giving the wrong types or amounts of medications to patients (given their medical histories and current health status)
  • Failure to promptly administer the appropriate treatments
  • Patient dumping.

Emergency Room Errors: The Impacts and Options

When emergency room errors occur, the impacts can be devastating, as they may result in:

  • Irreversible health complications
  • Permanent impacts to people’s quality of life
  • Fatal health complications.

In the event anyone is injured by emergency room errors in military medical facilities, it’s important for these people to know that the military medical malpractice lawyers at the Law Firm of Ryan & Brown are here for them.

Military Medical Malpractice Lawyers at the Law Firm of Ryan & Brown

The military medical malpractice lawyers at the Law Firm of Ryan & Brown have the skill and expertise to get you the justice you deserve. Although no amount of money can ever make up for an injury or wrongful death caused by medical malpractice, the compensation we could help you recover will go a long way in covering medical costs and the pain and suffering you have endured. To encourage injured parties to learn more about their legal rights, our law firm provides free initial consultations, consideration even if another law firm has turned you down and availability 24 hours a day seven days a week.

When brave men and women like you take on the challenge of protecting our country’s freedom, they deserve the best in legal representation. At Ryan & Brown, we never charge any fees unless we are able to secure the compensation you deserve.

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The lawyers of Ryan & Brown P.A. represent military families in military medical malpractice claims throughout the United States and overseas under federal law (FTCA and MCA), including but not limited to, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California, National Naval Medical Center (NNMC), Bethesda, Maryland, Darnall Army Medical Center, Ft. Hood, Texas, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Texas, Womack Army Medical Center, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.

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