Category: Misdiagnosis

pediatrician reviewing medical charts for patient

Our client suffers from scoliosis that was not timely diagnosed by her pediatrician, who we say did not properly perform evaluations and follow-up treatment for this condition during our client’s regular check-ups. We requested our client’s medical chart from the pediatrician’s office, but we were provided limited documentation with few

You may be able to sue if your doctor got your illness or condition wrong. This is known as “misdiagnosis” and is a form of negligence known as medical malpractice. Doctors in New York and throughout the country have a duty to follow the standard of care when treating patients.

When you visit a doctor, you expect them to use their knowledge and expertise to determine the correct diagnosis and offer you appropriate treatment. You place your trust in medical professionals during some of the most difficult and vulnerable moments of your life. However, far too many doctors disregard this

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other medical professional fails to perform their duty, due to an unreasonable level of negligence. This negligence ultimately causes the patient serious harm, which the medical provider could have prevented through appropriate care. If you or a loved one suffered from medical malpractice,

Compartment syndrome is a dangerous condition that occurs when swelling in one limb – or compartment – of the body cannot be alleviated naturally. In most instances of swelling, the body is able to reabsorb the fluid, or the fluid can pass into another part of the body before swelling

Compartment Syndrome, a dangerous condition that occurs when swelling in an extremity or compartment of the body cannot alleviate due to the fascia of the body holding fluids in one area, is mostly associated with trauma. Whether caused by fire, blunt force injury, or car accident, most doctors are familiar

CT Scans are among the most important diagnostic tools available to physicians. Though differential diagnosis based on symptomology is successful in many cases, oftentimes the same set of symptoms can indicate a variety of potential causes. When this occurs, imaging scans are often the only way to determine the disease,

Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone, frequently caused by Staphylococcus aureus but also associated with other bacteria. Osteomyelitis can occur in any individual, but is most commonly associated with patients who have undergone certain treatments or suffered certain diseases. Osteomyelitis is more common after a joint replacement or after

Like most professional sports teams, the New Orleans Saints maintain a stable of team doctors to help them diagnose and treat injuries their players suffer on the field. Concussions have dominated the NFL news cycle for years, but football players are likely to suffer a variety of other injuries, including

Urgent Cares promise fast medical care in non-emergency situations, even without an appointment. For some families, Urgent Cares acts as a replacement for primary care physicians, as the family only utilizes healthcare services in the rare circumstance they need a prescription to treat something they can’t sleep away. Most patients