Personal Injury
Columbus, Ohio

Diagnosing Errors

Rely on an Experienced Diagnosing Error Lawyer in Ohio

Sometimes, you don't feel well and you don't know what the problem is. When you visit a doctor, you rely on him or her for guidance and to provide answers. If you're suffering from heart disease, cancer or other serious illnesses, you will need immediate attention.

Without question, prompt diagnosis of an illness is critical for patients. A failure to diagnose or a misdiagnosis ultimately can derail a person's chance of a successful recovery. If you or someone you know suffered because of a diagnosing error, promptly contact an experienced medical malpractice attorney. At the Smith Law Office, we're prepared to pursue the maximum compensation our clients rightfully deserve. Put the power of an experienced diagnosing error lawyer behind you. Choose attorney Scott Smith. For a free consultation, call 800-930-7268.

Types of Common Diagnosing Errors We See in Ohio

Illnesses left untreated for a long time can lead to high-risk surgery or even death in some cases, which may result in a potential wrongful death lawsuit. A misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis or other diagnostic errors may include any of the following cases:

  • Misinterpretation of tests
  • Delayed diagnosis of cancer
  • Failure to order a biopsy
  • Failure to order necessary lab or medical tests
  • Failure to properly analyze lab results
  • Failure to refer to a specialist
  • Failure to monitor changes in a patient's progression of a misdiagnosed disease

A diagnosing error does not necessarily occur in an emergency room. A routine checkup at your doctor's office may result in a misdiagnosis. In some cases, medical professionals such as lab technicians or radiologists may misread tests done on a patient. Doctors may also fail to order testing or some other form of hospital negligence may occur.

Discover How a Diagnosing Errors Lawyer in Ohio Can Help

With so much on the line, you need to contact an attorney promptly to learn about our options. You may be entitled to compensation for your losses, which may include medical bills, lost wages, loss of future wages, pain and suffering and other types of damages. For a free consultation, call 800-930-7268 or contact us online. Scott Smith works on a contingency fee basis. In other words, if he doesn't collect a financial settlement on your behalf, you don't pay any fees.

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