Birmingham Emergency Room Errors Attorneys
Emergency rooms are the some of the most overworked and understaffed providers of medical services in the country. The large volume of clients coupled with the stressful nature of the work occasionally leads to oversight or outright mistakes on the part of emergency room staff. While these mistakes may be understandable, the damage they can cause for an individual or family may be irreparable.
If you or a loved one has been injured because of an emergency room error, you deserve compensation for your pain and suffering. Contact the Birmingham emergency room error lawyers of Yearout & Traylor, P.C., by calling 205-414-8160 today to learn more about your options and what you can do to fight for the justice you deserve.
Common Causes of Emergency Room Errors
Emergency room errors can be caused by a variety of different factors. The following are some of the most common:
- Inadequately trained staff
- Staffing shortages
- Unsanitary conditions
- Outdated equipment
- Equipment malfunctions
- Communication failures between staff
- Medication or prescription errors
Unfortunately, many people who visit an emergency room are in need of urgent treatment, so even the simplest of errors can have dramatic, sometimes life-altering consequences.
Emergency room errors are often a regrettable result of unfortunate circumstances. However, it should not be the burden of the individual or family affected by the error to handle it alone. Contact the Birmingham emergency room error attorneys of Yearout & Traylor, P.C., by calling 205-414-8160 today to discuss your case with a qualified, compassionate legal professional.