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Cancer/Failure to Diagnose

Failure to diagnose refers to a failure of a medical professional to correctly diagnose a medical condition.

A failure to diagnose, a delayed diagnosis and other types of misdiagnosis are a common cause of medical malpractice lawsuits. The majority of malpractice cases involve misdiagnoses, diagnostic errors or delayed diagnosis. These failures can often occur when a patient is seen in the emergency room. Dean Piermattei has handled cases involving the failure to properly diagnose heart attack symptoms or blood clots of individuals who presented to the emergency room. In these cases the patients were told their symptoms were caused by other conditions and unfortunately the individuals died a shortly after their visit to the emergency room because they did not receive the correct diagnoses and treatment. These cases were successfully resolved in favor of the victims families. David Dowling has handled many failure to diagnose cancers cases. A prompt, accurate diagnosis is critical in some situations to effective medical treatment. If you or a loved one has been a victim of a medical professional's failure to properly or timely diagnose an illness, you should contact an attorney experienced in failure to diagnose who will represent you with dedication and tenacity. We encourage you call Dean F. Piermattei, Esquire or David B. Dowling, Esquire (888-660-1646) to schedule a free consultation and analysis of your case.



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