BY: Matthew Curtis | IN: Medical Malpractice
Emergency room care is a matter of life and death. People go to the hospital for serious medical issues, and errors in the ER can have life-altering consequences. And, because of the pace at which emergency room physicians and nurses must work, the chance of mistakes happening rises exponentially. It’s estimated that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, and many of those mistakes happen in the ER.
Some of the most common examples of ER malpractice include:
The ER should be a place of attention to detail and careful management of a patient’s care. When that doesn’t happen, people can lose their lives. If you or a loved one have been harmed due to an emergency room error, please contact us and a member of our Medical Malpractice Litigation Group will discuss your situation with you.
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Matthew Curtis is a senior shareholder and member of the Board of Directors at Sommers Schwartz, P.C. For the past 30 years, he has successfully litigated complex personal injury and medical malpractice cases throughout Michigan, and across the United States.