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Indianapolis Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Preventable medical errors are the sixth biggest killer in America. Preventable medical errors kill and seriously injure hundreds of thousands of Americans every year.

A study by the Institute of Medicine estimates as many as 98,000 people die every year at a cost of $29 billion because of preventable medical errors. Preventable medical errors are caused by medical malpractice. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found that there were 181,000 severe injuries attributable to medical negligence in 2003. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement estimates there are 15 million incidents of medical harm each year. HealthGrades, the nation’s leading healthcare rating organization, found that Medicare patients who experienced a patient-safety incident had a one-in-five chance of dying as a result.

Indianapolis Medical Malpractice Lawyers (317) 876-0013

While most of us do not want to believe it can happen, doctors and medical professionals do make mistakes. Occasionally these mistakes lead to serious and life-altering injuries, even wrongful death, to the patient. That is when you need an attorney experienced in medical malpractice

Despite the number of people killed and injured by preventable medical errors each year, people remain unaware of just how pervasive the problem is. Even though one in three Americans say that they or a family member has experienced a medical error, and one in five say that a medical error has caused either themselves or a family member serious health problems or death, surveys show that Americans vastly underestimate the extent of medical errors. About half of respondents believe the annual death total from medical errors to be 5,000 or less—nearly 20 times lower than the IOM’s estimate.

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or hospital acts negligently or fails to intervene to properly treat a patient resulting in damage or harm to a patient. A delayed diagnosis of a serious medical condition, a misdiagnosis of cancer, even a surgical error or an injury to a patient could be medical negligence. Medical mistakes can be made by physicians, anesthesiologists, nurses, technicians, residents, and even medical devices.

Jill Bracken-Emerson has been helping patients injured by medical malpractice for many years. She is here to help you. Emerson Law L.L.C. handles medical malpractice cases involving:

  • Falls at a Hospital
  • Failure to diagnose a serious illness
  • Failure to Diagnose Cancer
  • Medication Errors
  • Surgical Errors
  • Problems with Anesthesia

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  • Pediatric Mistakes
  • Birth Injuries
  • Prescription Errors
  • Surgical Mistakes
  • Birth Injuries
  • Failure to Properly Treat a Medical Condition
  • Prescription Errors
  • Insufficient Staffing or Training
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Falls at a Nursing Home
  • and more...

While not every medical failure is a result of negligence or medical malpractice, you have the right to sue the person responsible for your condition. If you believe that you or a loved one is the victim of medical malpractice, contact Jill Bracken-Emerson to evaluate your case and advise you of your legal rights.

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Attorney for Medical Malpractice

While not every medical failure is a result of negligence or medical malpractice, you have the right to sue the person responsible for your condition. Calling a lawyer to help you bring an action may very well be the only way you can prevent what happened to you from happening to someone else. If you believe that you or a loved one is the victim of medical malpractice, contact Jill Bracken-Emerson, an Indianapolis medical malpractice attorney, to evaluate your case and advise you of your legal rights.

3091 E. 98th St., Suite 180
Indianapolis, IN 46280

317-876-0013

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Wrongful Death

Your family's frustration and emotions from the knowledge that your loved one's death was caused by the wrongdoing or negligence of another can be devistating.

Nursing Home Abuse

Without time for proper research and planning, your choices for care may have been limited to the vacancies in an Indiana nursing home facility.

Slip and Falls

Slip and Fall Lawyer Indianapolis Slip and fall accidents are the second leading cause of accidental death and disability after auto accidents.

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Whether you are contemplating divorce, or been arrested or injured you are probably scared, unsure what will come next and what to do.  Give me a call. We will sit down, go over your options and work to find a way to move forward. Call me or another attorney. But call someone and get the help you deserve.

- JR Emerson, Attorney

I am here to help. I am not here to judge. For nearly 20 years I have been helping people in difficult situations and I would be happy to speak with you to see how I might be able to help you too.

- Jill Bracken-Emerson, Attorney

 

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Our office is located on the north side of Indianapolis at 98th Street and Keystone Avenue.

3091 E. 98th Street, Suite 180

Indianapolis, IN 46280

Phone: 1-317-969-8000

Email: Info@CallJR.com

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Our attorneys represent people in need of assistance with personal injuries, car accidents, divorce, family law and DUI/OVWI matters.  Our clients typically live in counties throughout central Indiana including, Hamilton County, Boone County, Marion County, Hendricks County and Johnson County.  Please contact our office to learn how we can help.

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JR Emerson is an attorney who represents men and women in family law matters including divorce, child custody modification, and child support modification in Marion County, Hendricks County, Boone County, Hamilton County, Hancock County, Madison County, Johnson County. Cities in which he practices include: Zionsville, Lebanon, Whitestown, Carmel, West Clay, Westfield, Noblesville, Fishers, Lawrence, Beech Grove, Speedway, Greenwood, Southport, Franklin, Plainfield, Avon and Danville, Indiana.