Misdiagnosis of Illness -- Pittsburgh Attorneys
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A physician's failure to make an accurate diagnosis of an illness, infection, or the signs of cancer is one of the most common forms of medical malpractice. For many conditions, delay in treatment can result in permanent disability or death. If you need the advice of experienced malpractice lawyers to help determine whether negligent misdiagnosis led to the death or disability of someone in your family, contact Biancheria & Maliver P.C., in Pittsburgh, for a free consultation.
Medical errors and delays in the diagnosis of illness can severely compromise or destroy any vital system in the body — brain function, nervous system, heart and circulation, kidney function, sensory organs, or the reproductive system. Primary care and emergency medicine physicians are trained to know the difference between conditions they can recognize and treat themselves and those that require further testing or referral to specialists.
In a medical malpractice lawsuit, one of the main issues for resolution will be whether the defendant doctor missed obvious signs of a health problem or was in breach of a duty to refer with respect to such conditions as the following:
Our medical negligence practice is led by Dr. Deborah Maliver, a highly skilled trial attorney who is also a board-certified internist. Her understanding of both the legal and medical professions gives her a unique perspective in developing the facts essential to proof of liability and damages in a negligent misdiagnosis case. She also has a significant advantage in evaluating, presenting, and refuting the expert medical opinions that will sustain or defeat the claim of malpractice throughout the course of the litigation.
Representing Clients With Medical Misdiagnosis Claims
For a free case evaluation concerning your claim of negligent misdiagnosis, contact the medical malpractice lawyers at Biancheria & Maliver, in downtown Pittsburgh. We serve clients in West Virginia as well as throughout western Pennsylvania.