Emergency Room Errors Attorney in Dallas, TX
Injured by an ER Mistake? Call Our Medical Malpractice Legal Team!
Injuries and illnesses can arise unexpectedly. While people schedule doctor appointments for checkups, emergencies cannot wait. That is why we go to the emergency room (ER). Given the volume of patients passing through, the ER is inherently chaotic. Doctors and nurses pass from one person to the next, trying to diagnose and treat. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate an average of 136.3 million people annually visit the emergency room in the United States. If a hospital is not well staffed or physicians not well trained, serious injuries and wrongful death can occur.
If you were injured because of an emergency room mistake, our Dallas medical malpractice lawyers can help. We have years of experience protecting the rights of victims. We take the time to get to know your case and provide the representation you need! To us, you are more than just a client, you are family.
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Common Emergency Room Errors
Because of the sheer mass of people vying for medical attention, emergency rooms can be overwhelming. The average doctor is estimated to spend approximately 11 minutes with a patient during a routine visit. With the number of patients emergency room staff must attend to, it is easy to make mistakes and errors.
Common emergency room errors include:
- Misreading lab and test results
- Judgement errors
- Patient dumping
- Delayed prognosis or diagnosis
- Ignoring symptoms
- Paramedic and EMT neglect
Such mistakes can lead to severe injuries. Misdiagnosis and wrongly read tests can result in strokes, heart attacks, worsening side effects, and more. If a doctor is not careful, some patient may die because of negligence.
Causes for ER mistakes include:
- Understaffed facilities
- Lack of equipment or resources
- Not checking patient’s medical history
- Neglecting patients or making them wait too long
- Lack of training
Do You Have a Case?
In order for a case to hold in court, the plaintiff must show that they sustained serious injuries or their loved one wrongfully died because of an emergency room error. They must also prove that the doctor, medical staff, or hospital was the reason for the damage. If this occurred, you may be eligible to seek compensation for a medical malpractice suit.
Allow our attorneys at Aldous \ Walker help you with your claim today! We understand how painful an ER mistake can be. No two cases are the same. That is why we take the time to get to know you and identify your needs. Our clients are like family and we protect our family. Find out what past family members have said about us.
If you did sustain an injury or a loved one passed away because of an ER doctor’s negligence, contact our lawyers today.
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Attorney Charla Aldous has been named the "Lawyer of the Year" by the Best Lawyers in America eight times, in 2009, twice in 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021.
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Attorney Charla Aldous has been selected to the list of the Best Lawyers in America every year since 2013, attorney Brent Walker has been selected to the list every year since 2018 and attorney Caleb Miller has been selected since 2020.
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Attorney Charla Aldous has been selected to the list of Super Lawyers every year since 2003 and attorney Brent Walker has been selected to the list every year since 2013.
D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas Hall of Fame
Charla Aldous is an inducted member of D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas Hall of Fame, a distinction reserved for attorneys who been named to the Best Lawyers in Dallas list at least 15 times.
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Attorney Brent Walker is a member of the National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, an invitation-only organization comprised of the top young trial lawyers in every state.
International Society of Barristers
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