When we feel ill or are experiencing a medical symptom that gives us cause to worry that something may be wrong, we seek the advice of a doctor. We also may visit the doctor for yearly check-ups or possibly more frequently. In return, we expect an accurate diagnosis. This is absolutely necessary if we are to receive successful treatment and remain healthy.
What happens when a doctor fails to diagnose a medical condition? The patient may suffer great harm and may even lose his or her life. At the Donahue Law Firm, we are committed to representing patients and families of patients who have been injured or have lost a loved one due to a doctor’s failure to diagnose, delayed diagnosis or wrongful diagnosis of a medical condition. New Hampshire medical malpractice attorney Charles A. Donahue has recovered millions of dollars in settlements for his clients throughout his many years of practice.
Failure to Diagnose / Delayed Diagnosis / Wrongful Diagnosis / Misdiagnosis
There are a number of ways a doctor may fail in his or her duty to a client in relation to diagnosing an illness. These violations are often associated with cancer and other progressive illnesses that must be caught early on in order to have any chance of treatment. However, they may also be related to injuries or particular symptoms that may indicate an injury, heart attack or stroke.
If you or a loved one has suffered injury due to medical malpractice involving a wrongful diagnosis, you have the right to seek legal counsel. A lawyer with resources and access to medical experts will be able to effectively evaluate your claim and determine how the doctor’s negligence may have lead to your situation.
Victim of a misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis? Contact a New Hampshire medical malpractice lawyer at the Donahue Law Firm today.