When you see your doctor after experiencing symptoms, you trust them to listen to you and properly diagnose the issue, so you can start the path to recovery. However, this is not always the case. Doctors can break this trust and fail to identify a condition that could lead to further injuries. This happens quite often, with roughly 12 million Americans being misdiagnosed each year. If your doctor’s misdiagnosis of a condition has resulted in injuries and damages, you can contact our experienced team at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers to receive the compensation you deserve.
After sustaining injuries due to a physician’s negligence, you may not know what to do next. One of the most important steps you can take to have a successful outcome is to contact a knowledgeable misdiagnosis attorney. When speaking with our understanding misdiagnosis lawyers during your free consultation, we can determine if you have a case and begin developing a customized plan that suits your unique needs. Give us a call at (617) 391-9001 or fill out our contact form to schedule a meeting.
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Sometimes, even the mildest symptoms could be signs of an underlying condition. Regardless of the severity of your symptoms, your physician should leave no stone unturned and rule out every option before diagnosing you, so you can get the proper treatment. Commonly misdiagnosed conditions include the following:
Failure to properly diagnose and treat these conditions may result in medical malpractice. This could cause physical, emotional, and financial harm. Therefore, you deserve unmatched representation that will hold the liable party accountable and fight for your rights.
A misdiagnosis can happen for many reasons, but ultimately, it occurs due to healthcare provider negligence. Reasons why a physician may misdiagnose your condition include the following:
When working on your claim, we analyze every detail to determine if you have a case and help you gather evidence to prove the medical professional’s negligence. This may include medical records, expert and witness testimony, and personal statements from you.
If a healthcare worker failed to diagnose your condition, causing further injuries, you might be entitled to financial compensation for your losses. When working with our Sweeney Merrigan Personal misdiagnosis Lawyers, you may recover the following damages:
In Massachusetts, victims of misdiagnosis have three years to file their claims. While this may seem like plenty of time, the process can be confusing, and delays may get in the way. Our professional misdiagnosis lawyers understand the complications of misdiagnosis claims and the innovative strategies that will work best for your case. We can help ensure you do not miss your opportunity to receive a fair settlement.
Dealing with the aftermath of misdiagnosis can be overwhelming. You should prioritize your recovery, but that can be difficult if you attempt to handle your claim on your own. Fortunately, our seasoned team at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers is here to help you manage every aspect of your claim and achieve a successful outcome.
Our outstanding misdiagnosis lawyers include J. Tucker Merrigan, Peter M. Merrigan, Jessica M. Gray, and Kyle A. Camilleri, and they receive support from Amy Nichols, our legal nurse consultant. Outlets like BestLawyers and Super Lawyers have recognized our unmatched legal services and successful results. You can trust us to build a strong claim and advocate for a fair settlement. To learn more about your legal options and schedule a free consultation, call (617) 391-9001 or fill out our contact form.
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