Lawyer for Victims of Emergency Room Errors
70+ Years Fighting for Victims of Medical Malpractice
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 5 adults visited the emergency room in 2011. While the number of emergency department visits continues to increase, the supply of ER care has declined by 11% over the last 15 years. This news comes on the heels of recent reports suggesting that the average doctor spends an average of just 8 minutes with each patient.
Although we trust our physicians and healthcare professionals to make considered and prudent decisions, mistakes do happen. Unfortunately, medical mistakes in the ER can be particularly devastating, as the stakes require the right treatment at the right time. If you or a loved one suffered severe harm as a result of an emergency room error, talk with our attorneys in Baltimore. We are, and always have been, dedicated to fighting for the victims of ER mistakes and other types of medical malpractice.
Speak to our firm today. Call 410.983.6266 for a free legal consultation.
Common Types of Emergency Room Mistakes
If an emergency room error is made, it most commonly involves an incorrect or delayed diagnosis. Emergency room errors may also include the failure to order, perform, or properly read diagnostic tests, IV mistakes, and errors in administering or prescribing medications.
Some of the most common misdiagnoses include:
- Heart attack
Our Unparalleled History of Success
Murphy, Falcon & Murphy has been fighting for the people of Baltimore since 1948. We have supported our communities for decades as lawyers, charity organizers, political speakers, judges, and more. When it comes to representing our clients, we are tireless advocates for justice.
We've changed the lives of past clients by securing settlements and verdicts including:
- Financial support for a woman who caught fire in surgery due to medical negligence
- $4 million for a family whose child suffered a brain injury due to malpractice
- $7 million for a family whose nursing staff failed to act on fetal distress symptoms
- Money and resources for a community whose water supply was contaminated by an industrial facility
Our firm knows that the law can work in favor of the mistreated and disenfranchised—as long as you have a representative who understands you, and who isn't afraid to take your case all the way to a trial. Murphy, Falcon & Murphy has secured more than $700 million in verdicts and settlements because we never back down from a legal battle when our client deserves justice.
Call our firm today at 410.983.6266.