Doctors are required to undergo extensive training before they can receive their license. When you visit your doctor, you trust them to be knowledgeable and experienced enough to diagnose your medical condition in a timely manner and properly treat it. Negligent doctors might make a mistake when diagnosing a patient's issue and cause them unnecessary suffering instead of righting the matter. Misdiagnosis due to negligence is a form of medical malpractice and can be compensated through a claim.
Causes of Misdiagnosis
Physicians can misdiagnose a patient's medical condition for a number of reasons, all of which link back to negligence. Perhaps the doctor failed to properly study the patient's symptoms. Maybe the doctor is too inexperienced to be handling illnesses such as the patient's. Doctors should be able to recognize when they cannot help a patient and should refer them to a doctor who can instead of taking the risk of misdiagnosis and unnecessary personal injury. This is negligence and is fully eligible for compensation through a medical malpractice claim. Jaroslawicz & Jaros has handled numerous medical malpractice cases and can help you face your doctor or hospital to win a fair settlement or verdict.
Contact a New York City Medical Malpractice Attorney
Jaroslawicz & Jaros focuses on client service and outstanding case results. Each of our clients receives the personal attention of their lawyer and has access to him or her at all times. In addition, our attorneys have recovered more than $1 billion in damages for all types of personal injury and medical malpractice cases over the years. Do not hesitate to speak with a New York City personal injury lawyer if you have suffered serious illness or injury due to misdiagnosis by a negligent doctor.
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