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Elite Syracuse, New York Patient Transport Injury Attorneys

Jed Dietrich, Esq., Famed as a New York Super Lawyer and an American Institute of Trial Lawyers Litigator of the Year, and His Leading Team of Battle-Tested Attorneys at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., Distinguished as an American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Personal Injury Law Firm, Litigate to Obtain the Highest Possible Compensation for Victims Severely Injured in Patient Transport Mishaps in Syracuse, New York.


Wheelchair Health ComplicationsWhen coping with incapacitating injuries or health complications, it may not be possible for some patients to drive or even request a rideshare pickup. They must instead rely on medical transport vans and ambulettes to go to their doctor’s appointments. The elderly, wheelchair-bound individuals, and those living with certain disabilities are also forced to depend on medical transport services. M&A Mobility Medical Transportation and Suburban Transportation are among the many medical transportation companies that service Upstate New York. Countless patients and their families trust non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) to get them to and from their destinations safely.

Regretfully, far too many elderly and other vulnerable patients have been seriously injured by the same companies that are supposed to be helping them. In one case, a patient was dropped on the ground when he was being taken out of the van. In another instance, a fragile dialysis patient was thrown to the ground because his wheelchair was not properly secured in the ambulette. Undoubtedly, these types of accidents can cause crushing injuries and even fatalities for patients who are already in agonizing pain or too weak to move. When it comes to patient transport injury claims, the bottom line is that many of these mishaps could have easily been avoided. For this reason, it is vital to contact a medical transport accident injury attorney if you, or someone close to you, has suffered any harm while being medically transported.

The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s talented team focuses our practice on advocating for the most vulnerable victims. We realize that your medical transport injuries could have dire consequences on your quality of life and well-being. Jed Dietrich, Esq. and his team of veteran lawyers are prepared to fight for you every step of the way. Our battle-tested attorneys refuse to allow another’s carelessness to destroy your way of life. We regularly litigate claims against medical ride service companies and their employees for passenger injuries. Jed Dietrich, Esq. has obtained more than $175 million in verdicts and settlements for clients who were injured in Syracuse, New York, throughout New York State, and beyond. Our seasoned lawyers welcome the challenge of litigating your case to obtain the highest possible compensation for all your damages. Our dedication to exceeding your expectations and bringing about the best result is what differentiates us from other injury lawyers. The best of the best lawyers at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. offers free case evaluations. Our leading team is available 24 hours a day, every day of the week, at 716-839-3939 or by completing the online consultation form

Top Causes Of Medical Transport Mishaps

Medical TransportDrivers and caregivers employed by medical transport companies are entrusted with the task of getting passengers to and from their destinations safe and sound. This means that the staff members are usually responsible for door-to-door assistance. As such, patients place their trust in the medical transport companies and employees to reach their intended destinations unharmed. With numerous trips being made every single day, it should come as no surprise that mishaps involving ambulette passengers can happen. Below are several examples of ways that medical transport service negligence can hurt patients:

  1. Patients that are dropped while being loaded or unloaded;
  2. Transport drivers making abrupt turns or slamming on the breaks;
  3. Car crashes due to distracted or irresponsible ambulette drivers;
  4. Caregivers neglecting patient’s medical needs;
  5. Failing to report patient injuries;
  6. Neglecting to strap passengers in their seats;
  7. Improper use of wheelchair lifts;
  8. Failing to properly secure wheelchairs inside of the ambulette;
  9. Incidents involving caregivers imprudently moving patients; and
  10. Drivers or caregivers inadequately trained in handling patients.

WERE YOU, OR A LOVED ONE, SERIOUSLY INJURED OR WORSE DUE TO MEDICAL TRANSPORT TECHNICAN’S NEGLIGENCE IN SYRACUSE OR OTHER PARTS OF NEW YORK STATE?

CALL JED DIETRICH, ESQ. AND HIS TOP RATED AND HIGHLY SKILLED TEAM OF SYRACUSE, NEW YORK PATIENT TRANSPORT INJURY LAWYERS AT 716-839-3939 NOW TO GET THE HELP THAT YOU NEED!

How Can The Dietrich Law Firm Support Your Claim?

Medical transportation companies have a legal responsibility to be attentive and cautious, not only when handling patients but also when inspecting and servicing their equipment. If you believe that your family member was injured while being transported due to ambulette staff negligence, our battle-tested attorneys strongly recommend consulting with us. Patient transport injuries commonly result in broken bones, spinal cord injuries, internal bleeding, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), and even wrongful deaths. These injuries are not an acceptable part of providing medical transport to the elderly, those suffering from incapacitating injuries, or disabled individuals. Hiring the Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s highly experienced attorneys will force all responsible parties to take accountability for their negligence. Jed Dietrich, Esq. has the knowledge resources necessary to fight your case until the bitter end. Upon retaining our elite team, we will complete the following:

  1. Determine the strength of your case and whether the medical transport staff acted negligently;
  2. Systematically investigate your medical transport accident and resulting injuries to establish the most effective legal strategy;
  3. Reduce the unwanted pressures related to hospitals bills and other accident-related expenses;
  4. Immediately file a lawsuit to protect your legal rights and potential compensation;
  5. Gather all supporting evidence, like driving records, training histories of caregivers, staff notes, ambulette inspection logs, prior accident reports, and witness statements;
  6. Routinely communicate with the medical transport company’s representatives and insurance company;
  7. Aggressively negotiate the highest possible settlement on your behalf; and
  8. If necessary, make the strongest possible arguments at trial to increase your likelihood of winning a large jury verdict.

The medical transport patient injury attorneys at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. understand the severity of accidents that can happen in ambulettes. It is crucial to protect your legal interests by calling us as soon as possible. Our veteran lawyers are experts at connecting patient injuries to specific incidents of carelessness or negligence on the part of medical transport companies and their staff. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s top rated team works on a contingency fee basis, meaning that we will not make any money unless we win your case. Jed Dietrich, Esq., acclaimed as an American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Attorneys, would be honored to speak with you about your case. We provide free, no-obligation case assessments and are available 24/7 by calling 716-839-3939.


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 Syracuse, 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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