Hospital Emergency Room Negligence

Ohio Hospital Emergency Room Errors And Negligence Attorneys

Emergency rooms, hospitals and urgent care centers can often make the difference between life and death. However, with constant pressure to increase profits, patient care and safety sometimes suffer as a result emergency room negligence, including one or more of the following problems:

  • Inadequate staffing. If the emergency room, hospital or urgent care center does not employ qualified physicians, a critical illness can go undetected or untreated.
  • Improper operating procedures. When a medical care facility fails to implement procedures to insure proper handling of medications and medical equipment, patient safety can be jeopardized.
  • Improper testing or failing to test. X-rays, CT scans, MRI scans and other tests are critical for timely diagnosis of significant medical conditions. When an emergency room, hospital or urgent care center fails to administer such tests, or fails to appropriately interpret test results, patient care and safety is compromised.

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Urgent Care Center Negligence Lawyers Columbus, Ohio

If you live in the suburbs of one of Ohio’s major cities such as Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Mansfield, Dayton, Springfield, Toledo, Akron or Canton there are several urgent care facilities that provide medical services closer to home. In more rural areas, these facilities provide emergency and out-patient services to county residents who do not wish to incur the expense and time required to visit a hospital in a larger town. On most occasions, these facilities provide a high level of care. There are situations, however, where these County Hospitals and urgent care facilities make mistakes or where negligence can lead to errors, permanent injury, even death. Perhaps a procedure shouldn’t have been performed in the first place. If you or someone you love has been the victim of negligence or urgent care mistakes, you need experienced Ohio attorneys with a proven track record to protect your rights and interests.

Clark, Perdue & List

For more information or to schedule an appointment with an experienced lawyer regarding hospital emergency room or urgent care center negligence, please contact us.

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