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A Misdiagnosis Can Have Serious Consequences

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 protect your rights in court. Our impressive record of verdicts and settlements in medical malpractice cases is the foundation for our regionwide reputation.

Symptoms of certain illnesses can be strikingly similar. We trust doctors to properly diagnose what is wrong. It is vitally important that doctors pay close attention to all symptoms and order appropriate medical tests so that potentially life-threatening conditions can receive timely, thorough treatment. When doctors fail to live up to this responsibility, causing harm to you 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 or by a doctor 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 570-622-2455. 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 Schuylkill and Berks County misdiagnosis attorneys at Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C. Call toll free: 570-622-2455. Your initial consultation is free of charge.