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Non-Emergency Medical Transport Jostling Mishaps

Exceptional Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Patient Jostling Injury Attorneys In Buffalo, New York

Jed Dietrich, Esq., Recognized as an American Institute of Trial Lawyers Litigator of the Year and National Trial Lawyers Top 100, and His Team of Zealous, Tenacious, and Meticulous Attorneys at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., Litigate Rigorously to Seek Justice for Victims Who Were Injured in Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Jostling Accidents in Buffalo, New York.


Non-Emergency Medical TransportationDisabled individuals, people suffering from debilitating medical conditions, and the elderly rely on non-emergency medical transportation companies (NEMT) to transport them from their homes to hospitals, doctors’ offices, dialysis clinics, and other outpatient care centers. Some of these individuals are required to attend several appointments every week. Medical transportation services use specially designed vehicles equipped with secure seating, wheelchair lifts, and other modifications. Unfortunately, far too many passengers suffer serious injuries during transportation. Properly securing patients inside the vehicle is very important; however, injuries often result from negligent transport services or caregivers improperly restraining them. Consequently, one of the primary causes of non-emergency medical transportation-related injuries is the jostling of patients.

While transporting an elderly nursing home resident back to her residence from a dialysis center, an ambulette driver slammed on his brakes. This caused the resident to be thrown from her wheelchair and die approximately one month later from complications. The driver later admitted that he failed to buckle the resident’s seatbelt. Sadly, this resident’s wrongful death could have easily been avoided by following the most basic safety precautions.

If you, or someone you love, were seriously harmed in a Buffalo, New York, medical transportation jostling mishap, we want you to understand that you are not alone. Our veteran personal injury lawyers at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. know the struggles that victims and their families face. Our compassionate team is ready to help you move forward. Jed Dietrich, Esq., who is recognized as a Top 3 Personal Injury Lawyer in Buffalo, is well prepared and eager to exercise every legal tactic to win your case. At the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., our seasoned attorneys are highly qualified to litigate against the biggest non-emergency medical transportation companies. For well over 20 years, Jed Dietrich, Esq., has been passionately devoted to holding parties liable for their negligence. Our battle-tested team believes every accident victim deserves justice. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s leading attorneys promise to give your case the attention that it deserves. Should you have any questions or need assistance, we offer same-day appointments. Our lawyers are available 24 hours per day and 7 days per week at (716) 839-3939 or by completing the online consultation form. Please fill out the form to tell us your story, and we will contact you as soon as possible to schedule your complimentary consultation.

Investigating Your Medical Transportation Jostling Injuries

From the moment you retain the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., our expert team of investigators will start working on your case. We will analyze the conditions that led to you being jostled around. Our highly experienced investigators will collect every shred of evidence to validate your version of events. When our team is evaluating your non-emergency medical transportation injury claim, we must determine if the non-emergency medical transportation personnel negligently performed their duties. Since drivers and caregivers are tasked with safely transporting patients to their destinations, our attorneys will uncover if they failed to take any necessary safety precautions or use reasonable care.

To build the strongest case possible, we will thoroughly probe the transportation company’s records. During discovery, our battle-tested litigators will diligently investigate the conditions that contributed to your jostling-related injuries, such as company-wide hiring practices, caregiver training programs, employee records, patient transportation protocols, prior occurrences of patient injuries, and maintenance logbooks. We will also consult with highly-qualified experts to establish the proper procedures given your particular circumstances. To further support your claim, our investigators will gather other essential evidence, such as hospital invoices, medical records, and insurance liens.

DID YOU, OR AN AGING FAMILY MEMBER, SUFFER SEVERE INJURIES CAUSED BY GETTING KNOCKED AROUND IN THE BACK OF AN AMBULETTE IN BUFFALO, NIAGARA FALLS, ROCHESTER, OR OTHER PARTS OF NEW YORK STATE?

CONTACT JED DIETRICH, ESQ. AND HIS SEASONED AND HIGHLY RATED TEAM OF BUFFALO, NEW YORK NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION PATIENT INJURY LAWYERS AT (716) 839-3939 TODAY TO OBTAIN THE REPRESENTATION THAT YOU DESERVE!

Characteristics of a Safe Medical Transport Service

Non-Emergency Medical TransportationSuppose you or a loved one are struggling with mobility problems or debilitating health conditions. In that case, you may not be able to get behind the wheel or find someone to drive you to vital medical appointments. Instead, you may consider hiring an ambulette service or a different specially designed medical transportation company to drive you around. Our elite team understands that everyone has unique needs depending on their particular medical conditions. Depending on your requirements, choosing a transportation company that matches your needs can be a time-consuming task. Our compassionate team has listed crucial tips to help you select the right carrier, including:

  • Choose an Accredited Service: One of the easiest methods to create a shortlist of possible services is to only select an accredited company. Also, be sure to check Google reviews for five-star ratings and positive comments. This will give you an accurate idea of the level of services offered.
  • Look for Specialized Caregivers: Ambulette drivers and caretakers are directly accountable for the comfort and safety of all passengers. Transportation companies should conduct thorough background checks to vet all personnel. Additionally, staff must be adequately trained and certified in first aid and patient care.
  • Fully Equipped Ambulettes: Long drives can become very exhausting for patients. Transportation services use various types of vehicles to match the needs of clients. Ask if the company has a vehicle that is appropriate for your needs. At a minimum, vehicles should contain proper restraint systems, be organized, and be fully equipped with all of the items essential to move patients in and out.
  • Passenger Safety: It is decisive to always select a service that makes you feel safe and secure. Quality transportation companies always pride themselves on passenger safety. A trustworthy service provider should not have issues sharing details about company hiring practices, caretaker training, safety procedures, and prior accidents.

At the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., our Buffalo, New York personal injury lawyers hold themselves to the highest possible standards. Jed Dietrich, Esq., a prominent member of the Premier Lawyers of America, and his battle-tested non-emergency medical transportation jostling injury attorneys are ready to fight for you. Our seasoned team has the resources and knowledge needed to force both transportation services and their personnel to accept accountability for their mistakes. At the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., our veteran lawyers will zealously advocate on your behalf to get justice and obtain the monetary compensation that you deserve. Defendants and their insurance companies have paid Jed Dietrich, Esq. over $175,000,000.00 in verdicts and settlements to compensate his clients. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C., recognized as a Best Law Firm of America, would be honored to offer you a free lawsuit evaluation. Our exceptional team is available 24/7 by calling (716) 839-3939 or by completing the online consultation form


Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. immediately at (716) 839-3939 so that our aggressive, tenacious and hardworking personal injury lawyers can fight to obtain the best result for your personal injury claim in Buffalo, New York. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and there is never a fee until we WIN for you!

Client Reviews
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I am a medical doctor and have worked with many of the best lawyers in Buffalo and I can say without question that Jed Dietrich is the only lawyer I would trust with my injury case in Buffalo New York. B.O.
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Dogged, Determined, and Dead-set on getting you the Maximum settlement for your injuries! T.F.
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No one will work harder, smarter or better; I have retained Jed and he obtained the best result for my case. D.P.
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The definition of an "A" type personality-exactly who I would want to represent me in a serious personal injury case. E.S.
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