Saving a life often depends on the early and correct detection of serious health conditions, such as breast cancer, cervical/endometrial cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer, appendicitis, heart attack, strokes and aneurysms. Prompt, proper testing for these conditions in the doctor’s office or hospital emergency room can mean the difference between life and death for the stricken patient.
Mammograms, ultrasounds, biopsies, blood tests, MRI’s and CAT/CT scans and electrocardiograms are commonly used by medical professionals to detect a serious condition. However, many times doctors fail to order these tests or interpret them properly. This may happen at times out of sheer negligence or when a doctor is caught up in the confusion of a much over-extended and under-staffed hospital emergency room.
Compounding the problem are incidences of medical negligence even when proper diagnostic tests are used by doctors, for instance, when radiologists misread the films or the pathologist misreads a biopsy. These mishaps can lead to unforgivable delays in making a diagnosis and even sometimes result in incorrect diagnosis.
When time is working against you, delays can limit treatment options, worsen prognosis, or even cause death.
The New York and New Jersey late diagnosis and misdiagnosis lawyers at Simonson Goodman Platzer PC have been representing victims of late diagnosis and misdiagnosis for decades. Paul Simonson has recovered money for his clients in 98% of the cases he has managed, with a total dollar recovery of 200 million dollars. He has consistently been recognized as a “Best Lawyer in America” and as a Super Lawyer in the field of medical malpractice.
Contact Simonson Goodman Platzer PC today to schedule your free consultation. Talk to an experienced misdiagnosis and late diagnosis attorney for free at 1.800.405.7783.