Medical Misdiagnosis

Medical Misdiagnosis Attorneys

When you see a doctor or other medical professional for a health problem, you trust them to find out what is wrong and provide appropriate treatment. Most doctors do just that, but physicians also misdiagnose an alarming number of illnesses. When they miss signs and symptoms of serious diseases such as cancer and heart disease, the consequences can be fatal.

At Ripplinger & Zimmer, L.L.C., our medical malpractice attorneys represent people who have been injured by a medical professional's failure to diagnose cancer, heart disease and other serious illnesses. We also represent the survivors of those who died a wrongful death due to medical misdiagnosis. If you or a loved one was harmed by a doctor's misdiagnosis, please contact our law firm today for a free initial consultation and case evaluation.

A Lost Opportunity

A timely, accurate diagnosis is one of the most important steps in healthcare delivery. Failure to diagnose a serious illness means weeks, months, and sometimes, even years go by without proper treatment. The opportunity to catch and treat the disease in its earliest stages, when treatment is often most effective, is lost forever.

No physician can be expected to catch every disease, but they should be responsible for upholding basic standards of care. Our firm has brought medical negligence lawsuits against physicians who ordered, but never read, MRIs that showed cancer, misread obvious results on X-rays, and treated people who should have been referred to appropriate specialists.

At Ripplinger & Zimmer, L.L.C., we have decades of experience recovering financial compensation for people who have suffered from medical negligence. If you or a loved one was misdiagnosed, we'd like to help. Please contact our law firm today to discuss your case.