Failure to Diagnose in Richmond, VA

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When a patient establishes a relationship with a physician, it is assumed that the physician will provide a reasonable standard of care to the patient. Anything that falls outside of what a reasonable physician would do in the same circumstance can be called medical negligence. If that negligence directly causes damages to the patient, a medical malpractice claim may be pursued.

Failing to diagnose a condition can be considered medical malpractice if the patient suffered loss or further harm because of that failure. With the help of our award-winning Richmond medical malpractice lawyers at Cantor Stoneburner Ford Grana & Buckner, you can pursue just compensation from the responsible parties! Since 1979, we have established an impressive track record of success and are dedicated to securing our clients’ futures.

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Definition of Negligent Diagnosis

Proving negligent diagnosis usually requires expert testimony, during which a medical professional testifies that any reasonable physician would have acted differently than the liable medical party under the same circumstances. At Cantor Stoneburner Ford Grana & Buckner, we network with experts in various fields to craft a case that can break through the most stubborn of defenses.

Take a look at some examples of negligent diagnosis:

  • A medical professional may neglect to include significant information about a possible medical issue on the initial differential diagnosis list.
  • A medical professional may wrongly conduct or read a test. This could lead to a mistake in narrowing down potential diagnostic possibilities.
  • A medical professional may underestimate the urgency of a condition and delay the diagnosis.
  • A medical professional may provide the improper medication, leading another medical professional to believe that the patient is reacting poorly to the wrong drug.

If you or a loved one has been injured by failure to diagnose a condition, get in touch with our Richmond medical malpractice attorneys. We are proud of our investigative abilities and will thoroughly examine every aspect of your case to ensure that we are holding the proper parties liable for your injury.

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When you enlist our services, you know that you aren’t getting standard treatment. All of our senior partners have more than 30 years in their specific fields, and the firm as a whole has over a hundred years of combined experience. We put this expertise to work for you and know how to achieve record-setting recoveries. In fact, we’ve obtained over 100 verdicts and settlements for our clients that were in excess of one million dollars. We will exhaust every avenue in pursuit of just compensation on your behalf, helping you recover with dignity, security, and peace of mind.

At Cantor Stoneburner Ford Grana & Buckner, we’re dedicated to details. Call (888) 337-0477 for legal service that is unparalleled throughout Richmond and Virginia!

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