The outcome of illness is almost always dependent on diagnosing the cause in a timely manner and finding the right treatment. Ohio residents are privileged enough to live in a country where we have access to some of the best medical care and medical facilities in the world, and where our doctors have the ability to diagnose and treat a wide array of ailments before they become serious or fatal. However, there are many instances when misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose occurs, and an alarming number of Americans are misdiagnosed each year by medical professionals.
A delay in diagnosis of conditions such as stroke or heart attack can lead to serious, lifelong health complications or may even be the difference between life and death. Misdiagnosis happens for a variety of reasons, including negligence and medical malpractice by doctors.
When You Should File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
Most people feel a reluctance to bring up a medical malpractice lawsuit against their doctor or a hospital. If mistakes were made, however, the burden faced by victims and their families have serious lifelong consequences including substantial medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. In Ohio, you have the right to receive compensation for these damages and the liable parties should be held accountable for their medical mistakes. The first step you must take is consulting with a personal injury attorney that has experience dealing with the intricacies and legal challenges medical malpractice lawsuits require.
Why You Should Hire Medical Malpractice Attorneys
At Ohio Car Accident Lawyers , our team of attorneys has handled a wide range of medical malpractice cases in Ohio, including ones involving misdiagnosis and failure to diagnose. We will make sure you understand your rights and legal options in regards to your injury. With over 190 years of combined legal experience, our lawyers have a proven track record in securing compensation for our clients. If we cannot secure a fair settlement out of trial, we will work with you to advance the case to trial.
If you were injured or a loved one died due to misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose by a medical professional, we would like to hear from you. Our team works from 19 different office locations throughout Ohio, including Akron, and can serve clients across the state. We can help with cases involving:
- Failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis of cancer, heart attack, and stroke;
- Misdiagnosing serious illnesses such as depression, thyroid conditions, and more;
- Failing to order tests that would diagnose illnesses; and
- Not completing proper testing before surgery.
Medical malpractice cases can be long and challenging, but we want you to know you deserve to be compensated for any injuries or losses.
We Want to Help You Be Compensation for Your Injuries
No one should be left with the burden of medical malpractice injuries. Take the first step by contacting one of our misdiagnosis lawyers at 800-218-4243 or use our online inquiry form to tell us about your case. We will do everything we can to make sure any injustices are uncovered and that you and your family get the compensation you deserve.