Were you the victim of an emergency room error in West Palm Beach, Florida? The West Palm Beach emergency room errors lawyers at Hollander Law Firm, P.A. can help you fight for the compensation you deserve.
Medical malpractice claims are among the most complex cases in personal injury law. Our medical malpractice attorneys have recovered millions of dollars for our clients in our 28 years of practice.
Contact our West Palm Beach personal injury office right away, or call (561)-556-7873 for your free consultation. We work on a contingency-fee basis. You do not pay attorneys fees unless we recover money for your first.
How Can Hollander Law Firm, P.A. Help Me After an Emergency Room Error in West Palm Beach, Florida?
Mistakes in the emergency room can have devastating consequences. If you or a loved one was hurt or killed by a medical mistake in the ER, you need legal assistance from a West Palm Beach medical malpractice attorney.
Attorney Gregg Hollander is passionate about helping people injured by medical malpractice errors in West Palm Beach, Florida. He has recovered millions of dollars for these injury victims and has been acknowledged as a Top 25 Medical Malpractice Lawyer.
When you bring Hollander Law Firm, P.A. onto your legal team, we will:
- Listen to your story
- Investigate your emergency room error
- Collect evidence and interview witnesses
- Work with leading medical experts in South Florida to strengthen your case
- Negotiate and communicate with insurance companies and defense lawyers
- Take your case to trial to get the compensation you deserve
Whether you are injured or grieving the loss of a loved one, the lawyers at Hollander Law Firm, P.A. will help you through this difficult process. You can trust us to fight with your best interest in mind. Contact our West Palm Beach medical malpractice attorneys for a free consultation to discuss your case.
How Do I Prove I Was Injured Due to an Emergency Room Error?
Emergency room errors fall within the field of law known as medical malpractice. Medical malpractice is professional negligence.
Negligence lawsuits have four elements:
Medical professionals owe a heightened duty of care to patients set by professional standards.
Doctors, nurses, and surgeons in the ER must treat patients as a reasonable ER medical professional would have under similar circumstances.
Expert medical testimony is used to establish what a reasonable surgeon or doctor would have done when faced with the same situation.
Our team will gather evidence to prove each element of your medical malpractice claim. We will depose staff at the hospital to uncover evidence of the emergency room error. We will examine medical records, video footage, and post-operative assessments. We will also work with South Florida’s leading medical experts to prove your claim.
Hollander Law Firm, P.A. will leave no stone unturned to establish proof of your claim.
What Causes Emergency Room Errors?
Emergency room errors in West Palm Beach can arise from a wide variety of factors. At the end of the day, there is no excuse for committing a medical mistake that leaves a patient worse off than before they were admitted.
Some common causes of mistakes in the ER include:
- Poor communication
- Over patient capacity
- Surgical errors during procedures
- Administering the wrong type or dosage of medicine
- Failing to examine a patient’s medical history before treatment
- Diagnostic errors
No matter what caused the emergency room error that hurt you or a loved one, Hollander Law Firm, P.A. is prepared to help you. Hospitals and insurance companies will take you seriously when you have us on your side.
What is My Emergency Room Error Case Worth?
Damages vary greatly from case to case. However, there are three main types of damages available in medical malpractice suits:
Economic damages compensate an injured patient for lost wages and medical expenses in the past, present, and future. Non-economic damages compensate for your pain and suffering, emotional harm, permanent disfigurement, and even loss of companionship after your injury. Punitive damages punish egregious misconduct and are not frequently available.
Medical malpractice claims mean big money: the average settlement is $425,000 and the average jury verdict is over $1,000,000. You should expect the hospital and their insurers to fight your claim tooth and nail. They’ve got deep pockets, to be sure. But we can match their resources tit for tat to get you the compensation you need after your injury.
How Long Do I Have to Sue After an Emergency Room Error in West Palm Beach?
You have two years to sue after an emergency room error in Florida. This is the same time limit for both medical malpractice lawsuits and wrongful death. These time limits are known as statutes of limitation.
Do not wait to contact our team; you may risk missing the deadline and lose the compensation you deserve for your claim.
Contact our West Palm Beach Medical Malpractice Lawyers for Help
If you’ve been hurt by an emergency room error in West Palm Beach, you need Hollander Law Firm, P.A. on your side. Our West Palm Beach medical malpractice lawyers will do everything they can to help you recover from this devastating setback.
Don’t leave it up to chance, contact us right away for your free consultation.