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Emergency Room Errors

In the emergency room, timing is critical. If a health care provider misreads symptoms, the patient loses those first critical minutes that could have been life-saving. 

MISTAKES IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM: THE DISASTROUS RESULTS

The results of such mistakes can be life-shattering. Over the years, the attorneys at Friedman, Domiano & Smith have helped many clients achieve favorable jury verdicts and settlements in medical malpractice suits related to emergency room errors. Read about our verdicts and settlements in cases concerning emergency room errors.

DISMISSING SYMPTOMS OF A HEART ATTACK LED TO WOMAN’S DEATH

A woman visited a Cleveland area emergency room in distress. She felt serious pressure in the center of her chest, and it radiated into her neck and jaw. Without further investigation, the ER doctor attributed her pain to emotional stress and sent her home. Shortly after, the woman had a heart attack and died. This emergency room error could have been prevented by acting quickly and by getting treatment right away, especially within the first hour of having chest pain. Read about errors related to the misdiagnosis of a heart attack.

What About Costs?

We collect no fees until you recover on your claim. We commit substantial resources to investigate your case, hire expert witnesses, and cover necessary expenses. If we win, we recover these expenditures. If not, you owe us nothing.

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Deciding If You Have a Case?

We can help you determine if you have a case and give you the information you need to make a decision. Our entire legal team will help you regain your life by stepping in at this crucial time.

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Our History of Success

We feel our success is based on our defined approach to each case, which includes a thorough investigation, a full review of legal documents and ongoing consultations.

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