Everyone is entitled to the same level of care when in the care of emergency room physicians regardless of what they are being treated for or what time of day or night they are admitted. Yet, that doesn't always seem to be the case. Medical professionals make mistakes--just as everyone else does. When medical errors are careless or life-threatening, however, the doctors and nurses should be held accountable for their actions.
Parents trust doctors to guide the birth of their children and safely resolve any complications that occur during labor. When doctors fail to correctly respond to problems, the impact of the mistake can affect a Queens family for the rest of their lives. Errors in judgment and procedural miscalculations can cause a birth injury that leads to severe medical problems.
When a person in New York City decides to put an elderly family member into a care center or nursing home, there is always some risk that the person will be the victim of nursing home neglect or abuse. It is therefore, a good idea for that person to carefully monitor the center and its staff to make sure that the patient is not being overmedicated or injured by those who are supposed to provide care.
When a hospital error is committed in New York City, it is often the victim of the error who suffers the most since he or she is the one who experiences the pain, anguish and the continued stress of going back and forth to medical providers. Doctor errors, especially in diagnostics, are considered to be one of the leading issues in medical mistakes according to several studies released in the last year.