A Misdiagnosis Delays You From Getting The Treatment You Need
We all like to believe that our medical providers are skilled and knowledgeable professionals who will be able to solve our ailments without issue when we go see them, but unfortunately our doctors and nurses are still human, and it is still quite possible for them to make a mistake during the course of our medical treatment. For many unfortunate people suffering from unidentified conditions, they are misdiagnosed by their treating physician and as a result they are not given the proper medical care that they need to recover, resulting in some cases of serious harm or potentially death if the condition runs its course. Especially with diseases such as cancer, proper diagnosis and treatment are crucial for your chance of survival, and your doctor’s negligence in preventing you from getting the appropriate treatment may be grounds for a personal injury lawsuit.
Pursuing Justice For Misdiagnosed Patients For Decades In Illinois
At the law office of Hofeld and Schaffner, we have represented many clients who were misdiagnosed by their health care provider, helping them to get the compensation that they need in order to pay for their medical treatment as well as the unnecessary suffering that they have endured. Our team of medical malpractice attorneys have decades of experience in litigating these types of claims, using our depth of knowledge and skills to take on these complex cases to ensure that we collect the evidence we need to prove your claim.
A Misdiagnosis Can Result In Reducing Your Options And Potential For Recovery
When you are relying on your doctor to take care of you, you trust that they are being diligent in your treatment and unfortunately that is not always the case. A negligent doctor may misread your symptoms or the results of your medical tests and come to the wrong result, falling below the standard of care that they owe you.
This can potentially lead your condition to getting worse, such as in a cancer misdiagnosis where your condition may progress beyond the point of milder treatment. While some cancers can be treated when they are still relatively early in their development, others require early intervention to provide you with the best chance of recovery. In some cases, a failure to properly identify cancer can lead to you passing the point of no return, and now treatment options which may have saved you are beyond reach and your condition is terminal. No matter how it happened, you or your lost loved one deserved better, and we can help you pursue compensation for your suffering or loss.
Reach Out To Our Team Today
With medical malpractice cases involving a misdiagnosis, you need a team of attorneys who are not only skilled at litigating but also can get the experts that you need to prove that your doctor failed in their duty. At Hofeld and Schaffner, we can help you with your misdiagnosis case so that you can get the fair compensation that you need to support your recovery. Call our office today at 312-702-1918 or send us an email with a brief description of your situation. We can provide you with a free consultation, so do not hesitate to reach out and get yours scheduled soon.