Emergency Room Errors

Las Vegas Emergency Department Negligence Lawyer

Representing the Victims of Emergency Department Errors and Other Medical Negligence

Most emergency departments are challenging medical environments, with various crises and high-pressure situations. Nonetheless, doctors, nurses, and other emergency department professionals are obligated to provide care and treatment that meets accepted medical standards. The failure to do so can result in liability for any injuries or deaths that are sustained as result of medical negligence.

The Las Vegas medical malpractice lawyers at Robert M. Apple & Associates are dedicated to helping families obtain maximum money damages for injuries caused by medical negligence in an emergency department. We have represented victims of all types of medical malpractice, including diagnostic errors, surgical errors, birth injuries, and emergency room errors for more than 30 years.

If you were injured or a loved one died as a result of emergency department negligence, contact our office at (702) 646-0085 today to schedule a free consultation with one of our Las Vegas medical malpractice attorneys.

Types of Emergency Department Errors

Emergency department errors can cover a wide range of complications and negligence, but some of the most common causes of emergency department errors include:

  • Overcrowding
  • Lack of access to patient’s medical records
  • Unreasonable delay in medical care and treatment
  • Lack of communication between emergency department staff
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Medication errors
  • Surgical errors
  • Missed signs of distress

Money Damages for Emergency Room Errors and Other Medical Negligence

If a doctor, hospital, or other ER staff member is found to be negligent in providing medical care and treatment, the injured party is generally entitled to compensation for his or her injuries. Money damages in a medical malpractice lawsuit can include the following:

  • Medical expenses (past and future)
  • Lost wages (past and future)
  • Household services
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of enjoyment of life

Contact a Emergency Room Error Lawyer

If you were injured or a loved one died as a result of an emergency room error or other medical negligence, the Las Vegas medical malpractice law firm of Robert M. Apple & Associates has the legal experience and skill that you need. Not only do we have the medical and legal knowledge necessary to pursue misdiagnosis claims, but we will take the time to listen to your concerns and guide you every step of the way as you seek physical, emotional, and financial recovery. If you are unable to come to our office due to your medical condition, we will meet with you in your home or at the hospital.

Contact our office at (702) 646-0085 for a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our Las Vegas medical malpractice lawyers.

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