Byrne Carolan Cunningham Solicitors have vast experience in dealing with cases involving negligence occurring in Accident and Emergency Departments.
Mismanagement and improper care in these departments can have devastating effects on patients and their families. Patients may have a claim where sub-standard care is provided by medical staff.
Many different injuries are dealt with in A&E departments therefore are a wide variety of claims can be made when instances such as these arise;
- Failure to identify spinal injuries or fractures from x-rays
- Misdiagnosis which leads to further complications
- Patient who is discharged then suffers from a heart attack or perforated ulcer for example
- Failure to refer a patient for further investigation/ follow up