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Ambulance Liability

Ambulance Injury Lawyers in Connecticut


Ambulance Liability Claims

In an emergency, we expect qualified, experienced paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) to respond. Unfortunately, ambulance companies and personnel do not always follow the regulations set forth to keep patients safe. The Connecticut ambulance injury attorneys at Carter Mario Law Firm can help if negligence or carelessness results in a preventable injury.

Standards for Ambulance Response

Ambulance companies and their personnel, including paramedics and EMTs, are required by law to follow certain standards.

Under Connecticut law, those standards and guidelines include:

  • Proper Vehicle Repair/Maintenance
  • Appropriate Equipment/Medications
  • Delivery of Patient Information
  • Medical Equipment in Working Order
  • Proper Assessment of Condition
  • Appropriate Care Provided to Patient
  • Proper Communications
  • Proper Education/Qualifications
  • Proper Care Provided En-Route
  • Proper Patient Transportation
  • Timely Delivery of Patient
  • Timely Response to Calls

Connecticut law mandates minimum equipment for ambulances and emergency vehicles be present and in proper working order. These include oxygen administration apparatus and supply, suction apparatus, resuscitation equipment, blood-pressure cuffs, and fire extinguishers.

What Are Your Rights?

When an ambulance company or its personnel fail to follow regulations or acts and abide by the professional standard of care, this can cause permanent injury to a patient. In these instances, a case for medical malpractice may be filed. The Connecticut ambulance injury lawyers at Carter Mario Law Firm would be happy to answer any questions.

If you have suffered serious injuries caused by hospital negligence, trust Carter Mario Law Firm to help. Contact our team today at (203) 806-9256 to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation.

CLIENT VICTORIES

We've Recovered Hundreds of Millions for Clients Throughout Connecticut
  • Failure to Treat $3,900,000

    Gastroenterologist and primary care doctor failed to treat or transfer our 65-year-old client who was hospitalized for GI bleeding, which resulted in our client’s death.

  • Failure to Diagnose $3,400,000

    Death due to failure to diagnose abdominal cancer.

  • Medical Malpractice $3,400,000

    Brain damage, paralysis, and speech deficits from a bedside procedure.

  • Brain Damage $3,300,000

    Brain damage from a misplaced breathing tube.

  • Death Due to Failure to Diagnose $1,650,000

    Death due to failure to diagnose skin cancer.

  • Failure to Monitor Patient $1,500,000

    Failure to monitor patient after surgery resulting in death.

  • Failure to Treat Infection $1,300,000

    Death due to failure to treat infection after weight loss surgery.

  • Death from Catheter Insertion $1,200,000

    Death from catheter insertion.

  • Errors Result in Death $1,080,000

    Medication errors resulting in death.

  • Failure to Monitor Blood Thinner Medication $1,000,000

    Pulmonary embolism due to failure to monitor blood thinner medication.

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WHY CHOOSE CARTER MARIO LAW FIRM?

  • Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Recovered

    We have secured countless victories on behalf of injured clients throughout the state of Connecticut since 1989.

  • Experience on Your Side

    We have been fighting for personal injury victims throughout Connecticut for more than three decades, and we're just getting started. 

  • Committed to Our Community

    We are dedicated to serving our community inside and outside of the courtroom, and even run a statewide outreach initiative to give back.

  • A Team That Puts You First

    At Carter Mario Law Firm, our clients are our number one priority. This is why we provide every client with 24/7 access to the legal team working on their case.

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Real Stories from Real People
  • Client
    Such a great experience.

    “I had such a great experience with Carter Mario Law Firm. Everyone was amazing, helpful and comforting during this stressful time.”

    - Michelle P.
  • Client
    It felt really good to have someone.

    “My son suffered an injury after being hurt in a car accident, and it felt really good to have someone fighting for the person you love.”

    - Alex M.
  • Client
    Took so much stress off of me.

    “When I had my work-related injury, Carter Mario took on the workers’ comp insurance company that tried to belittle me and dealt with them, which took so much stress off of me. Thank you so much.”

    - Ruth H.
  • Client
    The team has helped me incredibly.

    “Excellent client services and professional. The team has helped me incredibly throughout the aftermath of an accident from day one.”

    - Jeremy G.
  • Client
    Tough and fearless.

    “Look no further, you have found the best personal injury law firm in Connecticut. Tough and fearless, and I cannot think of anyone better to represent me.”

    - Phillip Y.
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