Chicago Emergency Room Error Lawyer
Individuals go to the emergency room when they are in dire need of immediate medical attention. It is not uncommon, however, for injuries or illnesses to be made worse by an inattentive emergency room staff. If you or a loved one has suffered unnecessarily due to an emergency room error, contact our firm.
At Woodruff Johnson & Palermo, our Chicago emergency room error attorneys have decades of combined experience guiding injured clients through the legal process. Our legal knowledge, coupled with a network of trusted professionals, allows us to fully understand your situation. Working with respected medical experts, we will thoroughly investigate what happened and what could have been done differently. Based on your injury or illness, we will aggressively seek monetary compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering.
Aurora Emergency Room Error Lawyer
Numerous factors can result in an injured individual not receiving the proper care in an emergency room, including:
- Inadequate staffing
- Improperly trained staff
- Staff fatigue
- Defective equipment
- Failure to recognize patient’s primary concern
- Failure to diagnose
- Failure to admit when necessary
- Failure to order the appropriate diagnostic tests
- Prescribing the wrong medication or wrong dosage
- Discharging the patient too soon
If a hospital emergency room does not follow procedures or established protocols significant injuries, heightened illnesses or exacerbated conditions can result. Schedule a consultation with an attorney at our firm as soon as possible.
Contact Woodruff Johnson & Palermo in Illinois
For a free consultation and case evaluation following an illness or injury caused by emergency room errors, please contact our offices today. We have offices in Aurora, Champaign and on N. LaSalle Street in Chicago. Call us toll free at 866-891-9211 to schedule an appointment.