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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Emergency Room Medical Malpractice in Jackson, Mississippi

When you are forced to go to an emergency room during a health crisis, you assume you will be properly cared for and treated. The healthcare professionals that staff emergency rooms in Mississippi are trained to handle the challenging medical situations they are confronted with daily so not every unsatisfactory outcome can be considered medical malpractice or negligence. However, mistakes are made in emergency rooms across Mississippi on a daily basis when emergency room healthcare professionals break the standard of care they owe to their patients.

Emergency room negligence and medical malpractice can be as simple as the failure to take an adequate medical history that results in a medication error or an allergic reaction. An emergency room error can also involve a procedure that results in a surgical error or in a person contracting a serious or deadly infection. A delay in obtaining diagnostic tests or misreading laboratory reports can also result in injury or wrongful death.

The Mississippi emergency room medical malpractice attorneys at The Cochran Firm are aggressive advocates for our clients injured by medical malpractice or negligence in an emergency room, and we will fight for fair financial compensation from those responsible for your pain and suffering.

If you live in Jackson, Mississippi or the surrounding area and you or someone you love suffered a serious injury or died due to substandard care or a preventable error in a Mississippi emergency room, please contact the experienced medical malpractice attorneys at The Cochran Firm today to protect your legal rights and get the help you need.

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