Failure, Delayed & Misdiagnosis
Thousands of unsuspecting hospital patients suffer serious, catastrophic and permanent injuries every year as a result of preventable medical mistakes. Whether it is the failure to diagnose cancer or another critical medical condition or an unnecessary surgery, medical mistakes cause devastating consequences for innocent victims and their families throughout Pennsylvania.
Were you the victim of a failure to diagnose a serious illness or medical condition, delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis in Schuylkill County?
Our skilled, compassionate Pottsville medical malpractice lawyers can help. We are the law firm of Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C.
Schuylkill County Delayed Diagnosis Attorneys With More Than 100 Years Of Combined Experience
With more than 100 years of combined trial experience, Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C., attorneys have held doctors, hospitals and other medical providers accountable for the deaths and injuries they caused. We carefully investigate every medical malpractice claim we handle, identify the negligent party and bring significant facts and evidence to insurance companies for settlement. If discussions are not productive, we will not hesitate to protect your rights in court. Our impressive record of verdicts and settlements in medical malpractice cases is the foundation for our regionwide reputation for results.
Symptoms of certain illnesses can be strikingly similar. We trust doctors to properly diagnose what is wrong. It is vitally important that physicians pay close attention to all symptoms and order appropriate medical tests so that potentially life-threatening conditions can receive timely, thorough treatment. When they fail to live up to this responsibility, causing dangers to your health in the process, you have rights that must be protected.
The role of early diagnosis in a patient’s improvement, recovery and survival cannot be denied. If you or a loved one in Pennsylvania has suffered an injury in a hospital due to a misdiagnosis or a failure to diagnose a condition, contact Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C., to arrange a free initial consultation. Our toll-free number is 800-858-1532. If you are unable to travel during your recovery, we can arrange to visit you at your home or a hospital room.
Dedicated To Protecting The Legal Rights Of Injured Pennsylvanians For Almost 30 Years
Examples of failure to diagnose, delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis include:
- Failure to diagnose cancer
- Failure to diagnose heart attack
- Failure to diagnose stroke, which can result in oxygen deprivation, brain damage or death
- Failure to diagnose bowel obstruction
- Failure to diagnose appendicitis
- Failure to diagnose spinal meningitis
- Failure to order proper testing such as an EKG or catheterization
- Failure to properly treat or prevent injuries caused by surgery
- Failure to diagnose dangerous situations during a pregnancy, resulting in birth injuries
At Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C., we always consult with experts and specialists to determine if your doctor overlooked recognizable symptoms and failed to order proper tests for diagnosis purposes. If your health condition was misdiagnosed despite clearly observable symptoms, our medical malpractice legal team works hard to hold the health care providers accountable.
Contact us today
We invite you to share the details of your case with one of our experienced Reading misdiagnosis attorneys at Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C. Call toll free: 800-858-1532. Your initial consultation is free of charge.