Consult with a Proven Long Island Medical Malpractice Lawyer Now
One of the most crucial phases of any patient's medical treatment is
the diagnosis. While most patients are treated by medical professionals
who methodically reach an exacting diagnosis and carry out an appropriate
course of treatment, others are subjected to rash decisions, lack of attention,
and critical errors by their doctors. When these errors happen, the well-being
of patients is unnecessarily put at risk.
If you believe that you or a loved one has suffered due to a diagnosis
error, then it is time to speak with legal representation. At
Gruenberg Kelly Della, our team has recovered more than $100 million for clients who have unnecessarily
been hurt by others. Our dedicated and knowledgeable Long Island medical
malpractice attorneys know how to mount an effective suit on behalf of
our clients and ensure that the responsible parties are held accountable
for their wrongdoing.
Call us at
888.305.6372 today to start exploring your legal options with our trusted team.
Types of Diagnosis Errors
Diagnosis error suits basically include two different types: misdiagnosis
and delayed diagnosis. Both these occurrences can have adverse and even
life-threatening effects on the patient and call for aggressive legal
action if further injury or sickness is inflicted.
The two prominent types of diagnosis errors include:
Misdiagnosis: this occurs when a doctor believes that a patient has a condition that
they actually do not have. Not only can patients then be subject to treatment
or surgeries they do not need, but their actual ailment is then allowed
to advance and further endanger their health.
Delayed diagnosis: this occurs when a patient exhibits telltale signs of a particular ailment,
but does not receive treatment due to their doctor's inability or
refusal to identify the ailment. By the time a proper diagnosis is reached,
the patient has often unnecessarily suffered due to the untreated (or
In both cases, it is crucial that plaintiffs can demonstrate that their
medical treatment would have been handled differently (and correctly)
by other doctors. Our legal professionals know how to work alongside corroborating
medical professionals to thoroughly demonstrate that the danger posed
to our clients was done so unnecessarily and that proper compensation
should be paid.
Gruenberg Kelly Della is ready to hear your story. Contact us today to
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