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Emergency Room Error Lawyers in Kansas City

Fighting for Victims of Medical Malpractice

In the emergency room, the stakes are higher than in any other medical setting. While physicians, nurses, and other medical professionals are required to make quick medical decisions in the ER, there is still no excuse for outright negligence or carelessness. When your emergency medical professionals fail to consider your safety and cause life-altering injuries, you may be entitled to bring a medical malpractice claim against them and their organization.

Medical malpractice claims can be complicated, but with our team of trained doctor-lawyers, you can rest assured that your case will receive the care, attention, and thought that it deserves. Our Kansas City attorneys at Cullan & Cullan have recovered over $350 million to help victims recover after serious accidents – including emergency room errors – and we are passionate about helping injury victims achieve results.

For knowledgeable support from our legal team, call (816) 253-8606 today and schedule a free consultation.

Common Emergency Room Mistakes

From misdiagnosis to medication errors, there are dozens of ways that emergency room practitioners can cause serious injuries and even fatalities through negligence. These errors are relatively commonplace: One study estimated that up to 250,000 deaths in the emergency room are caused by a medical error.

Although the emergency room is different than other healthcare facilities, your medical team still has an obligation to meet the “standard of care” that other qualified emergency room professionals would meet in the same circumstances.

Common errors caused by negligence in the emergency room:

Who Is Liable for Emergency Room Malpractice?

Many different parties can ultimately be liable for emergency room errors and medical malpractice, so it’s important to review your case with an experienced attorney.

Any of the following professionals could potentially be liable for injuries:

  • Physicians
  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Surgical prep staff
  • Anesthesiologists

Seeking Compensation for Catastrophic Injuries

In order to have a solid emergency room malpractice claim, you will need to demonstrate that your care providers committed considerable errors – and that you suffered substantial, life-changing disabilities and injuries as a result of those errors. This takes extensive knowledge, resources, and experience to investigate and litigate properly. At Cullan & Cullan, we care about helping victims and will fight tirelessly to help you seek fair compensation.

Call our Kansas City office at (816) 253-8606 today for a free consultation.

Record SettingVerdicts

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  • $19 Million

    Truck Accident

    Negligent truck driver made a right-hand turn into plaintiff’s vehicle, causing fractured vertebra and partial paralysis. Defendant alleged plaintiff was trying to pass him on the shoulder. The insurance company offered zero before trial.

  • $17 Million

    Birth Injury

    Negligence by nurses and hospital staff in failing to assess the position of the baby, improper use of Pitocin, and failing to obtain an assessment by physician, resulting in severe oxygen deprivation and brain injury to the baby.

  • $13.2 Million

    Birth Injury

    A newborn suffered brain damage due to improper administration of Pitocin, failure to monitor preeclampsia and failure to perform timely c-section.

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