Charleston, West Virginia Medical Misdiagnosis Attorney

Medical professionals are trained to properly diagnose their patients. When a doctor or other medical professional fails to properly diagnosis a patient, serious injury or death may occur. Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnosis is an extremely serious breach of duty. A doctor owes their patient a duty to conduct a proper medical exam, which includes making sure that a complete medical history is taken and reviewed in detail. Additionally, the physician has a duty to order appropriate medical exams and tests to further clarify the patient’s medical condition. If you were harmed because your medical condition was improperly diagnosed, or not diagnosed, you may seek compensation in a medical malpractice lawsuit. It is vital to preserve your rights to a claim. Certain filing deadlines exist, and these must be strictly adhered to or you will lose your right to file a claim. The Charleston, West Virginia Law Firm of Tiano O’Dell, PLLC represents clients throughout the state who have been harmed by medical misdiagnosis and failure to diagnose. A complimentary consultation awaits you to discuss your case – read on.

Medical Misdiagnosis:

If a medical condition is improperly diagnosed or not diagnosed at all, the following results may occur:

  • A condition that could have been easily treated may instead evolve into a serious or life threatening illness
  • This evolved condition may require surgery, additional treatment, invasive procedures, time in the hospital, therapy and other treatment that was actually completely unnecessary
  • If a condition is improperly diagnosed, medication may be prescribed that can harm the patient or result in death
  • Advances in the medical field today often result in complete recovery of serious illness. If a serious disease, such as cancer, is not diagnosed, the patient’s condition will become worse and may result in death
  • Treatment options diminish as a disease progresses
  • If an infectious disease is not diagnosed, the disease may spread to others
  • Other

Compensation for Misdiagnosis May Include:

A medical malpractice case may seek compensation for the following:

  • Medical, hospital and other related treatment costs
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of companionship
  • Other, ask your attorney

Free Consultation With Charleston, West Virginia Attorney for Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnosis, No Legal Fees Unless We Win:

Tiano O’Dell’s status as Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association is a testament to their extensive and successful trial experience. Additionally, their clients have rated them a perfect 5 out of 5, resulting in their designation as West Virginia Super Lawyers. Your case deserves meticulous attention to detail and personalized attention. That is exactly what you will receive at Tiano O’Dell, PLLC. As plaintiff’s rights attorneys, they believe that clients who have been harmed by the negligence of others deserve to be compensated for their injuries. They also firmly believe that the responsible parties should be held accountable for their negligent conduct. Tiano O’Dell, PLLC has successfully helped thousands of clients over the past two decades. There are no legal fees in a medical malpractice misdiagnosis case unless your case is settled or won in court. To schedule your complimentary case review, call Tiano O’Dell, PLLC at (304) 720-6700.