Failure to Diagnose

For many people, a doctor’s failure to diagnose a serious medical condition can lead to severe consequences. Such diagnostic errors can lead to delays in treatment, which can prolong an illness or cause a person to sustain undue pain or an increase in the severity of the condition as they endure a lengthier treatment process.  According to some estimates, up to 40 percent of medical malpractice claims are a result of failure to diagnose, or bear some relationship to it, such as misdiagnosis of cancer or other illnesses that may later prove to be terminal.

At The Sanders Firm, we understand that when you visit a doctor or other medical expert, you do so with the expectation that you are putting your health in the hands of someone who is competent and is qualified to accurately diagnose your ailment so that you can begin treatment in timely manner. If you have suffered due to a doctor or other medical practitioner’s failure to diagnose in New York, you may be eligible for compensation.

Our dedicated failure to diagnose attorney team is dedicated to helping you receive compensation for harm sustained as a result of delayed treatment due to a doctor error or negligence, including during the diagnosis process.

If you or a loved one has suffered serious injury or death due to failure to diagnose a medical condition, you may be eligible for significant compensation to help you recover for lost wages, pain and suffering, additional treatment costs, rehabilitation and more. Instances of failure to diagnose include:

  • Misdiagnosis of breast cancer
  • Delayed diagnosis
  • Birth injury as a result of failure to diagnose
  • Clerical error
  • X-ray error
  • Error in reading medical test results
  • Hospital negligence
  • Medical malpractice

Those who have been harmed as a result of medical misdiagnosis may be eligible to recover substantial sums in order to help alleviate some of the hardships caused by the delay in treatment. It is important that you work with a NY medical malpractice lawyer who can help walk you through the often complex process of filing a misdiagnosis lawsuit to help you seek recovery for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, disfigurement and disability. Get more information about pursuing  misdiagnosis lawsuits.

Liability for failure to diagnose

Parties that may be help responsible for failure to diagnose or delayed diagnosis may include physicians, nurses, x-ray practitioners, hospital clerical staff and more. Additionally, a hospital or other treatment facility may be responsible for your injuries by way of a legal theory called respondeat superior, which may entitle you to a substantial medical negligence settlement.

In New York, millions of dollars are paid out each year to individuals and their loved ones who have endured delays in treatment and other complications as a result of failure to diagnose.

New York failure to diagnose lawyer

For many people and families, a failure to diagnose can lead to devastating consequences, including permanent disability or even death. Our New York failure to diagnose attorney team is trained to spot complex legal and medical issues that will be crucial in your fight for justice.

The dedicated and passionate NY medical malpractice lawyer team at The Sanders Firm will work hard to help you receive compensation to help offset the financial and emotional burdens of a failure to diagnose.  We can evaluate your case and work with medical experts to prove that the delay in diagnosis resulted in lack of treatment and subsequent harm. If the parties are unable to reach settlement, we are willing and able to take your case to court to have it heard amongst a jury of your peers.

Our team will stop at nothing to help you obtain compensation for pain and suffering, lost wages, diminished earning capacity, medical bills, rehabilitation, medical devices needed as a result of failure to diagnose, and more.

File a failure to diagnose lawsuit in New York

If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of a medical practitioner’s failure to diagnose in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island or Long Island, we urge you to contact the attorneys at The Sanders Firm, who can assist you on the road to financial recovery. Contact us today for a free, no obligation legal consultation.  Our New York failure to diagnose lawyer team will help you get the compensation you deserve. Call toll-free: 1.800 FAIR PLAY (800.324.7752)