Miami Failure to Diagnose, Misdiagnosis, Delayed Diagnosis Attorney
Contact this Miami Failure to Diagnose/Misdiagnosis Lawyer in your time of need. A failure to diagnose occurs when you are experiencing a type of condition or sickness/ailment, you present to a doctor and the doctor regretfully neglects to diagnose the condition. For instance, failure to diagnose cases can include infections. Commonly, infections are progressive. That is, they worsen with time. If you see your doctor with the disease and the doctor neglects to correctly diagnose it, at that point the infection may get worse. If it is later confirmed that the doctor ought to have seen the infection, at that point the doctor might be held liable for the worsening disease and whatever destructive impacts it causes.
The doctor will be held to the standard of care of a reasonable doctor. That is, if a reasonable doctor would have diagnosed the condition and your doctor didn't, at that point your doctor might be held responsible for the worsening condition.
At some point, infections may cause sepsis. Sepsis is characterized as organ destruction caused by the body's reaction to a disease. Sepsis can be extremely dangerous.
If you've been the victim of a doctor or other medical provider's failure to diagnose, delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis anyplace in the State of Florida (including Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, West Palm Beach or Palm Beach County), contact Mr. Quackenbush at 786-294-7711 to discuss your case at no charge to youImportant Advice for Clients of This Miami Failure to Diagnose/Delayed Diagnosis/Misdiagnosis Lawyer
Doctors likewise frequently neglect to diagnose cancer. Cancer can, obviously, be progressive. If a doctor misses your disease, this may allow the tumor to spread further and turn into a more dire circumstance. Should it later be confirmed that a reasonable doctor would have diagnosed the cancer, at that point your doctor might be held liable for the worsening condition.
Breast cancer is one kind of cancer, for instance, that is every now and again not diagnosed when it ought to be. Doctors should examine women frequently to catch breast cancer early - however this isn't always done (for example, a doctor may miss a growth in a woman’s breast). If a doctor misses a growth in a woman’s breast and the breast cancer advances subsequently, the doctor might be held responsible for the worsening malignancy.
A failure to diagnose case may likewise come about because of a doctor's misreading of an x-ray, MRI or CT scan. This can be caused by a misread by a radiologist (which would be called radiological malpractice) or another doctor. Should the doctor reading the x-ray, MRI or CT scan miss a progressive condition and the condition does in fact become worse after the misread, at that point the doctor can be held liable for the declining condition if a reasonable doctor would have caught it.
A failure to diagnose case can likewise come about because of a doctor's misreading of lab results. If you have a progressive condition that would have appeared on a laboratory result and your doctor missed it, he or she might be held liable if your condition deteriorates because of the error.
If it was a laboratory tech that misread the lab result (prompting the doctor's uncalled for treatment), at that point it might be the lab tech who is responsible for the negligence.
The defense in a failure to diagnose case will commonly be that your condition would have deteriorated regardless of whether your doctor had accurately diagnosed the condition in the first place. At the end of the day, the defense may contend that there would have been nothing that the doctor could have done regardless of whether the condition was effectively diagnosed. Therefore, it will be vital for you to be able to demonstrate that, if the condition had been initially diagnosed accurately, at that point the doctor (or another doctor) would have had the ability to give treatment which could have prevented the worsening of the condition.
Mr. Quackenbush will most likely employ different doctors as expert witnesses in your case. These doctors will review your therapeutic records and figure out what errors were made by who, when, and what could have/ought to have been done differently. These doctors will sign sworn statements to that effect, and this is, in fact, required by law in order to pursue a medical malpractice case.Steady and Strong Representation Offered by This South Florida Failure to Diagnose/Delayed Diagnosis/Misdiagnosis Attorney
In contrast to a failure to diagnose, an instance of misdiagnosis comes about when a doctor assesses you and your condition and gives you a diagnosis that is erroneous. Rather than just missing your condition, the doctor may diagnose it as something mistaken. At the point when this happens, the doctor may recommend you treatment that isn't required – and may really be hurtful. In the event that the treatment you get causes you injuries, at that point you may have a misdiagnosis malpractice case against the doctor that gave the incorrect diagnosis.
In the case that such a misdiagnosis causes the demise of your loved one, at that point you might have the ability to pursue a medical negligence wrongful death case on your loved one's behalf. However, there are a wide range of limitations and impediments that accompany a medical malpractice wrongful death case (for example, restrictions on who can recover compensation from your loved one's case), so you should contact Mr. Quackenbush as quickly as time permits.
One thing that is essential to know is that the statute of limitations for a medical malpractice case is two-years. This means that typically you have two-years from the date of the negligence (or from the date you know or should have known of the negligence) to file a claim. For that reason, you should call Mr. Quackenbush at the earliest opportunity.Call this Miami-Dade County Failure to Diagnose/Delayed Diagnosis/Misdiagnosis Law Firm at 786-294-7711
Contact Mr. Quackenbush at 786-294-7711 to discuss your case for free if you’ve been the victim of a doctor’s failure to diagnose anyplace in Miami-Dade County (including Aventura, Coral Gables, Cutler Bay, Doral, Florida City, Hialeah, Hialeah Gardens, Homestead, Key Biscayne, Miami Beach, Miami Gardens, Miami Lakes, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Opa-Locka, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, South Miami, and Sunny Isles Beach).