Diagnostic Error Attorneys Serving the Portland-Vancouver and SW Washington Area
At Jane Clark Legal, our experienced diagnostic error attorneys have over 35 years of experience in handling cases involving medical negligence resulting in injuries to patients or their family members. If you have suffered or lost a loved one due to a diagnostic error, our attorneys can provide you with the legal representation you need.
The Three Main Types of Diagnostic Error Cases
Delayed diagnosis cases: Our attorneys understand the consequences of a delayed diagnosis, which often leads to delayed medical treatment and worse outcomes or avoidable injuries. In some cases, a delayed diagnosis can even result in the death of a patient. Misdiagnosis cases: We have successfully handled numerous misdiagnosis cases where a failure to make the correct diagnosis based on symptoms, medical tests, imaging studies, or medical history has occurred. A misdiagnosis can result in patients receiving improper or delayed treatment for their actual condition. Failure to diagnose cases: Our attorneys have the expertise to handle cases where no diagnosis is made, leading to untreated medical conditions. Whether it involves a failure in imaging studies, medical tests, or physical examinations, we will fight for your rights to compensation.
Expert Legal Representation for Diagnostic Error Victims
Here are a few examples of diagnostic error cases our attorneys have handled:
- Failure to recognize the symptoms of a stroke and administer timely treatment.
- Failure to identify cancer on an imaging study, resulting in a delay in treatment and premature death. Cancers that may be missed include lung cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, adrenal cancer, etc.
- Failure to diagnose a heart attack and provide timely treatment, resulting in death.
- Failure to diagnose infections and provide antibiotic treatment.
- Failure to diagnose a small bowel obstruction, ileus, ischemia of the bowel, appendicitis, or other gastrointestinal conditions.
- Failure to diagnose hematoma or spinal epidural abscess, resulting in paralysis.
- Failure to recognize evidence of a bone fracture on an x-ray, causing the patient’s fracture to go untreated.
Diagnostic Error Attorneys Serving Portland-Vancouver and SW Washington
If you or a member of your family has suffered because of a diagnosis error due to the negligence of a medical professional in Oregon or Washington, contact our attorneys at Jane Clark Legal. Our role as your attorneys is to show, through expert testimony, that the treatment in question by the medical professional was below the standard of care, and that the mistake likely caused the injury or death. We will be your advocates, gathering evidence, preparing documentation, and representing you in settlement negotiations or trial. Our goal is to help you recover compensation for various losses, including lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering, disability, and loss of enjoyment of life resulting from medical malpractice. In the unfortunate event of a loved one’s death, we will also help you seek compensation for bereavement, financial losses, and expenses resulting from the death.
Turning Diagnostic Errors into Legal Solutions: Contact Us Today
At Jane Clark Legal, we prioritize your case by limiting the number of cases we handle, allowing us to dedicate our full attention, energy, and resources to your claim. Additionally, we work on a contingency basis, meaning you will only be charged attorney fees if we successfully recover compensation for your losses. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and let our diagnostic error attorneys fight for the justice you deserve.
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