Q: My boyfriend was recently diagnosed w/covid-19 & needed medical attention. Can the ER deny treatment cuz they didnt have

I believe we were kicked out of the emergency room because I was defending his right to wait inside instead of outside on the cold bench

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Something may have gotten cut off in your post and it isn't fully clear what happened. If there was some kind of incident that led to you being ejected from the ER or the waiting room, you could reach out to Washington attorney to discuss in more detail. Without knowing more about what happened here, recent developments with the pandemic have resulted in hospitals having greater control over anything affecting patient or visitor safety in their ERs, waiting areas, and other public areas. For a meaningful analysis, you could reach out to a local attorney. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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