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Emergency Room Errors Attorneys in Detroit, Michigan

Emergency room (ER) personnel are responsible for stabilizing and treating patients with critical health conditions and traumatic injuries. These ER doctors and nurses are usually the first lines of treatment for patients with acute injuries or illnesses. Unfortunately, a patient may suffer injuries, medical complications, or even death as a result of an error, negligence, or omission of an ER professional.

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury due to emergency room malpractice or negligence, you may be eligible to seek fair compensation through a medical malpractice claim. At Ratton Law Group PC, we're dedicated to offering experienced legal guidance, support, and compassionate representation to emergency room error victims and their families in their personal injury claims.

Our skilled Michigan medical malpractice attorneys will evaluate and investigate every detail of your unique situation thoroughly and explore your available legal options to recover damages. In addition, we will fight vigorously to protect your legal rights and help you pursue fair financial compensation for your injuries, damages, pain and suffering, or loss.

Ratton Law Group PC proudly serves clients across Detroit, Michigan, and surrounding communities.

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Common Emergency Room Errors

Emergency room errors or accidents occur in different forms. Below are some of the most common emergency room errors:

  • Medical misdiagnosis (failure to properly diagnose an illness or injury)

  • Failure to recognize the gravity of an illness or injury

  • Choosing not to admit a patient whose condition later deteriorates

  • Medication errors or improperly medicating patients

  • Triage errors

  • General hospital negligence, such as equipment errors, prescription errors, and slips-and-falls

  • Failure to order or interpret diagnostic tests properly

  • Delayed treatments, leading to health complications or deterioration

  • Failure to provide follow-up treatments

  • Communications errors

If you or someone you know has suffered an injury or death from negligence in the emergency room, you need to reach out to a knowledgeable Michigan personal injury attorney immediately. Your attorney can help file your claims or lawsuit and pursue the financial justice you deserve.

Filing a Lawsuit Against a Hospital ER

In order to prove negligence or establish liability in an emergency room medical malpractice claim or lawsuit in Michigan, the claimant must show the following elements:

  • There was a doctor-patient relationship.

  • The ER doctor owed a duty of care to the patient.

  • The ER doctor deviated from the accepted standard of care in the emergency room.

  • The emergency room treatment involved negligence.

  • The patient was harmed, injured, or died due to the negligent act.

In Michigan, the statute of limitation for medical malpractice lawsuits, including emergency room errors, is two years from the date of the incident. This means that you must take civil action to seek damages within two years of the healthcare provider's action or failure to act that caused the injury.

How Ratton Law Group PC Can Help

An emergency room error or negligence can cause serious health complications or death for a patient. Such an unfortunate experience may result in devastating consequences to your physical, mental, and financial well-being. Regardless, you don’t have to suffer the pain and financial liability alone.

If you believe that your injury or loved one's incapacitation or death was caused by an emergency room doctor's negligence, you may hold the liable party responsible. An experienced medical malpractice attorney can advocate for your best interests and help you recover fair financial compensation.

At Ratton Law Group PC, our attorneys have the experience, diligence, and resources to guide, support, and represent clients in their medical malpractice claims. Using our deep background in medicine and in-depth understanding of the state laws addressing emergency room error cases, our trusted team can guide you through the complex claims process.

As your legal counsel, we will fight compassionately to protect your rights and help you pursue the maximum possible compensation for your injuries, pain and suffering, and other potential damages. Having our team on your side can mean a big difference in your personal injury, medical malpractice, or wrongful death claims.

Emergency Room Errors Attorneys in Detroit, MI

If you or someone you know has been the victim of emergency room negligence, you deserve compassionate representation and experienced legal guidance. Contact Ratton Law Group PC today to schedule a simple case assessment. Our firm proudly serves clients in Detroit, Michigan, and surrounding communities.