Help with Failure to Diagnose Cases from Skilled Fort Lauderdale Attorneys
Board-certified trial lawyers advocate for individuals filing a claim for injuries due to diagnostic errors
A timely and accurate diagnosis is the foundation for receiving the right medical treatment. Doctors who fail to order tests or refer patients to medical specialists when appropriate can expose patients to serious illness or death. When the failure to diagnose causes injuries, the lawyers at Fazio DiSalvo & Abers, P.A. have the skills and experience needed to help you seek fair compensation.
Failure to diagnose cancer or any serious condition results in failure to treat it
The failure to diagnose medical conditions is a severe error of omission that can lead to serious injuries such as the following:
- Patients can die prematurely when the lack of a diagnosis fails to provide the immediate treatment they need.
- Misdiagnosis amounts to failure to diagnose, and can subject patients to dangerous medications or treatments or even create new medical concerns.
- Failure to refer patients to the appropriate specialist also amounts to failure to diagnose and can lead to delayed treatment and even wrongful death.
The challenges of proving failure to diagnose claims
Any medical malpractice claim must follow strict procedures under Florida law. Even before taking legal action for medical negligence, Florida statute (766.106) requires claimants to conduct a presult investigation and notify each prospective defendant of the intent to initiate litigation for medical negligence.
Each medical malpractice lawyer at Fazio DiSalvo & Abers, P.A. understands the importance of preparing detailed evidence before initiating a lawsuit. We work with a network of medical professionals who can review the diagnosis and treatment records of our clients and identify evidence of foreseeable events that could have been prevented with more responsible diagnosis and treatment.
If you sustain additional injury or fail to heal when a provider delays treatment because of failure to diagnose, you may have the right to take legal action to recover the expenses associated with your losses. The lawyers at Fazio DiSalvo & Abers, P.A. have extensive experience and resources to help you pursue the compensation you need to pay for all related expenses.
Contact a medical malpractice lawyer in Fort Lauderdale with the resources needed to help with complex claims
The skilled medical malpractice attorneys of Fazio DiSalvo & Abers, P.A. take calls 24/7, offer flexible hours for a free consultation, and we can meet with you in our convenient downtown office, at home or in the hospital. We take cases on a contingency-fee basis, so you pay no attorney fees until we win or settle your failure to diagnose case. Contact us online, or call us at 954.416.0124 today.