When it comes to failure to misdiagnose a serious illness, health care professionals should be held accountable according to the malpractice attorneys at New York’s Lurie Law Firm, a New York personal injury law firm that specializes in medical malpractice cases.
Online PR News – 16-November-2009 – New York, New York – According to the medical malpractice experts at the law firm of Lurie, Ilchert, Mac Donnell and Ryan, LLP (http://www.limrlaw.com), a leading New York City injury law firm that champions for the rights of those who have suffered as a result of misdiagnosed illnesses, if a patient is experiencing symptoms that are serious in nature, it is imperative that a rapid and accurate diagnosis is given.
“When an individual is seriously ill, time is of the essence and a missed diagnosis can cause irreparable damage or harm,” says George W. Ilchert, Esq., a partner with the Lurie Law Firm.
“When someone puts their health in the hands of an experienced health care professional, they should expect a proper diagnoses and treatment so they can get well and move on with their life.”
Ilchert says that although health care professionals are trained to provide quality care, mistakes can and will be made. Unfortunately, such mistakes can put a patient’s health in jeopardy.
“If a failure to diagnose a health condition properly is proven in the court of law and that negligence leads to injury or death, the patient has certain legal rights to collect damages,” says Ilchert. “If you or someone you know has been involved in a New York failure to diagnose case, it is important to reach out to an experienced medical malpractice attorney.”
Established for more than 50 years, Lurie, Ilchert, Mac Donnell & Ryan LLP, is a New York Personal Injury law firm, specializing in representing victims of all types of accidents including construction and demolition, falls from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs, automobiles, trains, and busses, babies with cerebral palsy and other brain damage, general medical malpractice, saws and electrical tools without guards, and slip and fall cases. For more information, call 1-800-679-4227 or visit www.limrlaw.com.
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