Emergency rooms are intended to serve as a critical point of healthcare service in the event of serious illness or injury. Unfortunately, a variety of factors have combined to leave many emergency rooms overcrowded and understaffed, creating an environment in which patients are unlikely to receive the quality of care that they need. In some instances, this can mean more than a simply unsatisfactory ER visit, as medical mistakes in a patient's time of critical need can have dire effects on his or her health.
If you have been harmed or suffered a health setback due to the negligence of medical staff in a hospital emergency room, contact the Waukesha personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874. You may be entitled to seek financial compensation to address additional medical bills, lost wages, pain, suffering, and other damages.
In the fast-paced environment of an emergency room, there is ample opportunity for careless mistakes to be made. Medical staff are often stretched to the limit, a situation that is only further complicated by the long shifts that they may be working.
These working conditions can leave a doctor or nurse severely sleep deprived or undernourished while in the emergency room. These effects can interfere with one's cognitive functioning as well as his or her physical capacity to utilize a scalpel, intubate a patient, insert an IV, or to accomplish other important tasks that are dependent upon refined motor skills.
If you or a loved has suffered as a consequence of emergency room mistakes, contact the Waukesha personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874, to discuss the potential merits of legal action in your case.