Long waits, high volumes of patients and shortages of staff cripple our nation's emergency rooms. The time stresses that characterize our health care systems often mean that critical symptoms remain unnoticed or dismissed by overworked emergency room professionals. The likelihood of an emergency room error increases with the failure to review medical records, order the right tests, interpret X-rays and lab reports correctly, properly diagnosis patients, monitor vital signs, or prescribe the right medications.
While the emergency room has always been a fast-paced environment, this is certainly not an excuse for medical malpractice on the part of nurses, doctors, surgeons and other medical staff. If you or a loved one was injured or even died due to the negligent care at a Connecticut emergency room or hospital, know that there is a law firm that will be there for you every step of the way as you pursue your legal options.
At the law firm of Tooher Wocl & Leydon LLC, our emergency room misdiagnosis & errors attorneys have extensive experience in seeking damages for clients throughout Connecticut who have suffered injury or death due to medical malpractice. We are recognized throughout Connecticut for legal excellence in these matters. Our reputation is such that attorneys frequently refer their medical malpractice cases to us, due to our ability to effectively handle these complex cases.
For more information about how we can help with your emergency room error or misdiagnosis case, contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation.
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Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose is a common emergency room error, as doctors are often rushed to move on to the next patient, missing a vital opportunity for timely and accurate diagnosis of serious conditions and diseases such as internal bleeding, head trauma, brain injuries, stroke, heart attack, pulmonary embolisms, appendicitis, bacterial meningitis, diabetes, and cancer.
Referral to the right specialists is extremely important and part of the duty of emergency room doctors. When this is missed due to negligence, there is cause for legal action. If you believe you or a loved one is victim of misdiagnosis due to emergency room error, let us review your case and discuss your most favorable options in moving forward.
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Tooher Wocl & Leydon LLC is an AV Preeminent* law firm under the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process. To learn how our skilled Connecticut misdiagnosis lawyers can help you seek full and fair compensation, contact us in Stamford or Bridgeport for a free consultation.
We represent clients statewide and handle all of our medical malpractice cases on a contingency basis. There are no legal fees to pay unless we win.
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