Misdiagnosis/ Delayed Diagnosis
When physicians and other health care professionals fail to identify the obvious warning signs of a serious condition, catastrophic injuries and even wrongful death may occur. Because medical misdiagnosis cases can be serious and complex, it is important to consult with an experienced legal professional who can research and become familiar with all aspects of your case and advise you appropriately.
Although it seems that these instances should be avoided, overcrowded emergency rooms, staff members working long hours, and understaffed medical facilities make these unfortunate events a frequent reality.
When any medical facility employee’s negligence results in a misdiagnosis/delayed diagnosis of a condition, the victim needs a medical negligence attorney to investigate the circumstances of their potential case and seek compensation for damages including:
- Pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life
- Medical bills
- Loss of earnings
- Diminished earning capacity
- Funeral expenses if the misdiagnosis/delayed diagnosis resulted in a loved one’s wrongful death.
The Law Office of Terry S. Nelson, P.A., provides comprehensive medical malpractice representation to clients throughout Southwest Florida. We secure financial compensation for clients suffering from serious and catastrophic injuries and illnesses due to the negligence of others. If you have become a victim of misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis, contact our firm today. We will work to help you recover the compensation you need to move forward.
Helping You Seek The Misdiagnosis/Delayed Diagnosis Compensation You Deserve
Common types of misdiagnosis include:
- Failure to diagnose cancer, infection or other disease
- Misdiagnosis of symptoms of impending heart attack
- Misdiagnosis of stroke
- Failure to recognize DVT and pulmonary embolism
- Failure to recognize meningitis
- Failure to diagnose appendicitis
Unfortunately, some medical errors are made to such an extent that they cause a wrongful death. If you have lost a loved one to the negligence of a doctor or other hospital staff, contact us. We understand this is a difficult time for you and promise to dedicate ourselves to helping you through the legal processes.
Contact A Board-Certified Civil Trial Lawyer To Help You Today
Contact us online or call us at 239-334-1789. We will meet with you for a free consultation to discuss your case.