How a Medical Misdiagnosis Lawyer Can Help You

A medical misdiagnosis can have serious consequences, leaving you with unrelenting pain and suffering, and potentially even worsening your medical condition. A medical misdiagnosis lawyer can help you navigate the legal complexities of a medical malpractice case and fight for the compensation you deserve.

Your failure to diagnose lawyer can help by evaluating your case, including medical records, to determine whether you have a valid medical malpractice claim. They can gather important evidence and handle communication with medical providers and insurance companies. Your attorney can negotiate with insurance carriers to help you get a full and fair settlement or take your case to trial.

Areas We Serve

Our home office is based in Tampa; however, we help clients sue doctors for failure to diagnose throughout the state of Tampa, including in the following cities:

  • Clearwater
  • St. Petersburg
  • Ft. Lauderdale
  • Bradenton
  • Key West
  • Brandon
  • Orlando
  • Sarasota
  • Boca Raton
  • Lakeland
  • Naples
  • Fort Myers
  • Cape Coral
  • Miami
  • West Palm Beach
  • Jacksonville

Understanding Tampa Failure to Diagnose Lawsuits

A successful failure to diagnose lawsuit requires you to prove certain elements, including negligence and damages. Your misdiagnosis lawyer can help by evaluating your claim and determining the liability of physicians, hospitals, and other parties.

Examples of Negligence in Misdiagnosis Claims

Examples of negligence in failure to diagnose claims include:

  • Failing to order the right diagnostic tests
  • Misinterpreting test results
  • Not following up on abnormal results
  • Ignoring a patient’s symptoms
  • Failing to refer a patient to a specialist

Calculating Damages in Failure to Diagnose Claims

Sadly, many failure to diagnose claims end in the death of or serious injury to the patient. This can result in large amounts of compensation in these types of claims. The families of those who are harmed deserve to be compensated and deserve justice.

It’s important to work closely with a failure to diagnose lawyer who can evaluate how much your claim is worth.

You can get economic and non-economic damages in a misdiagnosis lawsuit.

Economic Damages

Your medical misdiagnosis lawyer can help you get economic damages, which include anything that you spend out-of-pocket. They are directly related to monetary losses, including, but not limited to:

  • Medical bills and treatment costs, including ambulance rides
  • Lost wages
  • Home health care services
  • Property damage
  • Cost of future medical care
  • Loss of earning capacity

Non-Economic Damages

You can also get compensation for non-economic damages, which are intangible losses like pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and mental anguish.

Did Your Doctor Fail to Diagnose Your Condition? Call WMW Today

When you go to a doctor, you expect them to uphold the highest standards of the medical profession. If they fail to recommend the right tests or do not interpret them correctly, a misdiagnosis can occur. This can lead to even worse harm.

At WMW, our experienced failure to diagnose attorneys understand your needs. We know that you want to return to a life that is as normal as possible. We will stand beside you throughout the entire process.

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