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Failure to Diagnose Attorneys Serving Pittsburgh

We know how to prove medical malpractice in Pennsylvania

“What if the doctor had caught it earlier?” is one of life’s biggest and most heart-wrenching “what if” questions. It is a question that gets repeatedly asked by people living with serious or terminal illnesses and by family members of those who have died unexpectedly of a serious illness.

Honest mistakes are made in the healthcare profession, just as in any profession. Unfortunately, doctors sometimes fail to diagnose serious illnesses due to inexcusable inattention or negligence. Sometimes, an emergency room physician or nurse fails to diagnose a major medical event such as a heart attack or stroke despite obvious warning signs.

Pittsburgh medical malpractice attorneys with decades of experience

When patients or family members suspect medical malpractice based on a doctor’s failure to diagnose a serious medical condition, Hal Waldman & Associates wants to know about it. Not only do our Pittsburgh failure to diagnose attorneys have extensive experience with medical malpractice claims, but they also have the resources and skill to take on complex and costly cases such as these on a contingency-fee basis.

Your malpractice claim matters to us. We care. We are on your side. Contact Hal Waldman & Associates in Pittsburgh to schedule a free consultation with a lawyer about your claim today.

Doctors who fail to diagnose medical problems may be negligent

When patients suffer symptoms of a terrible illness or injury, failure to perform proper medical inquiries can result in delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis. This is a major error because early detection increases the chances of survival. Our experienced legal team will take immediate action to determine whether a doctor’s negligence, misdiagnosis, or failure to diagnose was responsible for your injury or loss. Examples of failure to diagnose cases we have handled involve:

  • Brain damage in an infant due to failure to diagnose a blood clot
  • Unnecessary and invasive medical procedures or a shortened lifespan due to failure to diagnose breast cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, or prostate cancer
  • Untimely death due to errors in an emergency room, such as failure to correctly diagnose the signs of a heart attack or stroke
  • Strokes
  • Heart attacks

We pursue justice and accountability for failure to diagnose claims

We know from working with patients and their families that no amount of money is ever enough to compensate for a doctor’s error that irreversibly changed the course of a person’s life. We will, however, fight fiercely for a just settlement that provides some financial security for you and your family.

Our Pittsburgh medical malpractice law firm proudly serves communities throughout Western Pennsylvania. To make an appointment for a free evaluation of your failure-to-diagnose claim, contact Hal Waldman & Associates today.

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