Failure to Diagnose

Medical malpractice occurs when health care professionals, like doctors and nurses, fail to follow established standards of care and as a result, injury, illness or death occurs. Malpractice can also include instances where doctors fail to diagnose terminal illnesses within a reasonable time frame and given adequate testing.

Patients have the right to expect expert care when going to a hospital or care center. Patients expect a timely diagnosis of a medical problem along with proper treatment. Delays in diagnosis or inadequate treatment can lead to serious injury, permanent disability, and death, with lifelong consequences to patients and their families.

Situations that can be considered medical malpractice are:

If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a medical error or medical negligence, contact an experienced medical malpractice attorney. To schedule a free consultation with one of the lawyers at Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, call us at 1-888-484-5529 or contact our New York office online. If you are unable to come to our office, we can travel to you. Se habla espaƱol