Emergency Room Malpractice

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Doctor and Hospital Medical Malpractice LawyersOur Lawyers Hold Emergency Room Doctors and Hospitals Accountable for Their Medical Mistakes

Emergency room personnel are expected to provide an objective standard of care that is well established in the medical profession. Failure to diagnose serious conditions that bring people to the ER often results in serious illness, injury or death of patients and may give rise to a medical malpractice claim.

Emergency room errors may result from understaffing, from the high-stress work environment and the unpredictability of an area full of trauma patients and people in distress.

Contact Donahue & Horrow, L.L.P., to schedule a consultation with an experienced medical malpractice lawyer serving all of California.  If your loved one died due to ER errors or negligence, we may be able to help you get civil justice.

$1,200,000 recovered from Hospital and Emergency Medicine Physician for wrongful death of adult woman for failure to diagnose and treat internal bleeding.  Read More

Comprehensive Representation for Victims of Emergency Room Errors

The attorneys of Donahue & Horrow, L.L.P., use a thorough understanding of emergency room standards and procedures and over 50 years of combined legal experience to advocate aggressively on behalf of victims of emergency room errors statewide, including:

  • Medication errors
  • Infections stemming from procedural deficiencies
  • Birth injury resulting from failure to take appropriate action when a pregnant woman presents herself in the ER
  • Omissions
  • Misdiagnosis of a life threatening condition such as heart attack or stroke
  • Failure to monitor, failure to diagnose respiratory distress
  • Negligence on the part of nurses or technicians
  • Delay in care
  • Failure to resuscitate

For Compassionate and Experienced Legal Representation Contact Our Law Firm Today

The Los Angeles area medical malpractice law firm of Donahue & Horrow, L.L.P., welcomes inquiries from Californians who have been injured due to emergency room errors, and families of patients who were victims of wrongful death in the ER.

Schedule a no cost, no obligation consultation today. Call our Los Angeles area offices toll free at 877-664-5407 or contact us by e-mail to discuss any emergency room error with an experienced medical malpractice lawyer.

Verdicts and Settlements

Attorney: Thomas E. Donahue

Recovered:  $1,200,000

Case Summary:  $1,200,000 recovered from Hospital and Emergency Medicine Physician for wrongful death of adult woman for failure to diagnose and treat internal bleeding.

Medical Malpractice Case Description

A wrongful death case was litigated by Thomas E. Donahue and involved an adult woman who presented to the emergency department complaining of abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding. X-rays and blood tests confirmed there was ongoing bleeding and the patient was anemic and needed surgery. However, the emergency medicine physician and hospital delayed several hours giving a blood transfusion and delayed calling the patients obstetrician to do surgery to stop the bleeding.

The patient, after many hours of bleeding, went into shock and needed resuscitation. However, efforts to revive her were unsuccessful. The patient left behind a husband and two children. The physician paid his $1,000,000 policy and the hospital paid $200,000.

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