Emergency Room Negligence

The emergency room is where people go when their lives are in the most serious jeopardy. Receiving quality medical care is never more necessary than when a patient is admitted to an emergency room.

Hospital Malpractice & Emergency Room Negligence

While emergency rooms are chaotic and often understaffed, it is understood that doctors and nurses have a difficult job. However, no patient should suffer a serious or even fatal injury because of medical negligence.

If you need to speak with an attorney about an injury you or a loved child or adult suffered as a result of emergency room negligence, call 503-575-9683 now for a free consultation with an experienced medical malpractice attorney at Sokol & Foster.

Types of Emergency Room Negligence

Professional fails to perform their duty in a manner that is consistent with the standard of care provided by other similarly situated doctors and nurses. To put it simply, medical professionals must perform their job in a competent manner within the community standard of care.

Examples of emergency room negligence include:

  • Failure to diagnose a disease or traumatic injury
  • Failure to timely and properly treat an injury or illness
  • Failure to take a proper patient medical history
  • Allowing a patient to die while waiting for diagnosis and treatment
  • Not listening to the patient
  • Failure to prevent infection
  • Failure to perform necessary diagnostic tests

At Sokol & Foster, we have extensive experience in cases involving emergency room negligence. Attorney Larry Sokol has been handling medical malpractice claims for more than 35 years. He has handled many cases involving serious injury and wrongful death.

Contact Sokol & Foster: 503-575-9683

If you need to speak with an experienced medical malpractice lawyer, contact Sokol & Foster. We represent clients in Oregon and Washington.