New York medical malpractice cases can take many forms. If you or someone close to you has been injured by an EMT’s carelessness or error, you need to reach out to a Rochester medical malpractice attorney. At DeFrancisco & Falgiatano Personal Injury Lawyers, we are committed to getting our clients the compensation in the form of damages for the injuries you suffered. Proving paramedic or New York EMT malpractice can get complicated and requires a thorough understanding of the law.
Paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) have a significant impact on how well patients will recover from trauma they have suffered. Since these medical professionals are typically the first to arrive at the scene of the emergency, they have to be prepared to respond quickly and accurately, as well as have the proper equipment to do so. It is also important to remain calm and levelheaded in these high stress situations. Unfortunately, paramedics and EMTs often make medical mistakes that lead to serious patient harm. Examples of such errors include, but are not limited to:
- Delayed response by first responders or ambulance;