Failure to Diagnose Lawyers
A correct diagnosis is essential in providing proper medical care. This is not an easy undertaking, and mistakes are common at the diagnostic stage of treating a condition. Unfortunately, these mistakes can be very costly for patients, especially those who need immediate treatment.
If you or a member of your family has suffered from an injury due to a missed or incorrect diagnosis, you may have grounds for legal action. Washington failure to diagnose attorneys Fuller & Fuller can help you understand your options and choose the best plan of action. Call our offices at 1-800-570-4878.
Many conditions have a small window of opportunity in which treatment can be effective. When this window has closed, it may be too late for the patient to avoid disastrous consequences. The Washington missed diagnosis lawyers of Fuller & Fuller are prepared to help the victims of undiagnosed illnesses that could have been treatable, including:
We understand that coping with the consequences of misdiagnosis is extremely difficult for patients and their families alike. That is why we are committed to helping each client.
Reasons for Missed Diagnoses
Studies have identified a number of medical errors that can cause doctors to miss important diagnoses, including the failure to:
- Recognize key symptoms
- Consult with specialists when necessary
- Stay up to date with medical research
- Offer patients adequate follow up care
- Fully communicate with patients or their relatives
An illness that has been allowed to progress due to misdiagnosis can be costly in many ways. Filing a claim can at least help you recoup some of your financial losses and see that the parties responsible for your injuries face justice. To learn more, contact the Washington attorneys of Fuller & Fuller at 800-570-4878.