Were You the Victim of Misdiagnosis?
One all too common form of medical malpractice is misdiagnosis. When we go to a doctor or other medical professional for help, we rely on them to thoroughly investigate every possible avenue. In other words, we expect them to do everything necessary to guarantee that they have correctly diagnosed what was wrong. This is a serious error because if they were careless in diagnosing your condition, the resulting treatment they pursue will not help you. Your illness or condition will remain unchanged or even become worse.
If you were the victim of misdiagnosis and were not given the proper treatment because of this, you should talk to a seasoned lawyer from the team at Mulvey Professional Association as soon as possible. We believe that you should not have to suffer another day because of the negligence of a doctor, and we are prepared to help you fight for the rightful compensation you deserve.
The Impact of Misdiagnosis
There are several types of misdiagnosis that are common throughout the country, such as cancer misdiagnosis. One of the most important aspects of treating cancer is treating is quickly. Depending on how fast the doctor is able to catch and begin fighting it can make all the difference in the outcome of the case. This could include failure to take the time to perform biopsies on suspicious lumps or tissue, failure to perform thorough examinations when performing routine check-ups, and more. Another issue could include not correctly interpreting the symptoms which the patient has noticed.
Heart attacks are other condition which needs immediate attention. If a patient comes in for medical care complaining of chest pain or shortness of breath, the doctor should take this seriously and do everything necessary to get to the bottom of the problem. They should not dismiss it as anxiety or stress or another minor issue, but complete the proper tests to ensure that every possibility was examined.