Medical Failure To Diagnose Lawyer Baltimore MD
A failure to diagnose any illness has the potential to cause serious or fatal injury to the patient. However, with illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, brain injury and cancer, an accurate, timely diagnosis is crucial to the patient’s prognosis. Injured patients and families who have lost loved ones to wrongful death due to a failure to diagnose may seek compensation from negligent medical providers. The medical malpractice lawyers at the Greenberg Law Offices understand that preventable errors are especially devastating. We work hard to recover the compensation our clients need after a medical professional practices a lower-than-acceptable standard of care. Working with medical experts, we will determine who is liable for your losses. To schedule a free consultation with a Baltimore attorney for failure to diagnose an illness, please call today.
Delayed Treatment May Cause Injury Or Death
Failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis typically occurs when a member of the medical team commits an error or practices negligent care. This may include emergency room doctors, primary care physicians and family practice doctors, internal medicine doctors, OB-GYNs, radiologists, pathologists, diagnostic technicians and lab technicians.
Ignoring patient risk factors or symptoms and failure to do appropriate diagnostic tests in response to symptoms are two of the most frequent causes of a failure to diagnose an illness. There are numerous additional potential failures related to testing, including:
- Conducting the tests incorrectly
- Misreading the results
- Failure to follow up on test results
- Lab or pathology errors
- Radiology errors
- Defective diagnostic equipment
When we have determined the cause, we will pursue compensation for your medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering.
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