These claims arise from improper care provided in an accident and emergency department. Sub-standard care in an accident and emergency department can cause catastrophic injuries and mistakes made can have a devastating effect on the patient and his/her family.
Just as there is a wide variety of injuries which are dealt with by an accident and emergency department, there is also a wide variety of claims which can arise.
Examples of these types of claims include where:
there has been a failure to refer patients for further investigation/follow up
there has been a failure to identify a fracture / cauda equine / spinal injury
there has been a misdiagnosis resulting in a failure to treat appropriately
a patient is discharged and then suffers a heart attack
Augustus Cullen Law have years of experience of successfully representing individuals/families as a result of negligence which occurred in an Accident and Emergency Department.
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