Diagnosis: The First, Most Important Step
Misdiagnosis and failure to diagnose are two types of medical malpractice that can have grave consequences. In some cases these situations will lead to the acceleration of a progressive but treatable disease, like cancer. In others, it can result in death. Sadly, negligence and unintentional mistakes do occur in healthcare facilities. Our attorneys have the experience needed to quickly determine whether you have a case, and provide guidance while you begin your recovery.
Time is of the essence when it comes to diagnosing cancer. Medical malpractice involving cancer diagnoses often occurs when the symptoms are attributed to another benign disease. Norm Younker represents clients affected by misdiagnosis and failure to diagnose with his Salt Lake City legal team.
There are many cases in which patients go to the ER complaining of chest pain, but leave after being treated for gastrointestinal problems (if they’re treated at all). There are similarities between the symptoms of intestinal issues and heart attacks, and a misdiagnosis can prove deadly.
Broken bones that are not set, or set incorrectly, can cause debilitating pain and disability, requiring extensive treatment down the road. We have the expertise necessary to build a compelling and factual case on your behalf, helping you to secure the compensation you deserve.
They were extremely knowledgeable, extremely helpful experts. The team helped me with all aspects of my case, including medical and financial, and understood that it affected more than me but also my family.- Jill S.