Misdiagnosis or Late Diagnosis
What to Do About Negligent Misdiagnosis of Serious Illness
Most medical malpractice litigation falls into one of two categories — mistakes in diagnosis or mistakes in treatment. Without a correct diagnosis of an illness or other serious medical condition, proper or timely treatment cannot occur.
If you suspect that misdiagnosis or late diagnosis of heart disease, cancer or stroke risk played an important role in the death or disability of someone in your family, get the answers and legal advice you need. Contact Miller & Wagner in Portland for a free consultation with an experienced medical malpractice attorney.
Call 866-785-6625 in Greater Portland and the Willamette Valley
Our lawyers advise and represent medical malpractice clients throughout western Oregon, central Oregon and southwestern Washington. Attorney Dave Miller has more than 25 years of trial experience on medical negligence claims — with much of that experience on the defense side of malpractice litigation.
Dave Miller's previous career as a defense lawyer for insurance companies facing misdiagnosis claims gives his current clients some unusual advantages. His insights into the claim evaluation and investigation process from the other side can give you an accurate idea of the strength and value of your case. He also has access to a wide network of outstanding medical experts — trusted professionals whose involvement with your case is indispensable to its success. In fact, Oregon doctors call Dave Miller when they need advice about potential malpractice claims in their own families.
Most physicians understand and accept the reality that people have the right to sue them for clear mistakes of professional judgment or technique. As a result, it's not hard to find doctors willing to protect the integrity of the medical profession by supporting the claims of people who have been injured by another doctor's negligence. The relationships that Dave Miller has established with many of Oregon's most prominent physicians represent a powerful resource for our medical malpractice clients.
Miller & Wagner investigates and presents damages claims for misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis or failure to diagnose such serious illnesses or conditions as:
- Heart attack risk
- Cancer of the skin, colon, prostate or breast
- Stroke risk
- Postoperative infection
- Meningitis or MRSA infection
The defendant in a misdiagnosis case might be a primary care physician, an emergency room doctor, a dermatologist, a radiologist or an oral surgeon. No matter who was ultimately responsible for the missed opportunity for effective treatment, our investigative team can give you the answers you need.
Contact a Portland, Oregon, Lawyer for Diagnosis Errors
For additional information about our experience with the litigation of misdiagnosis claims in Oregon and Washington, contact Miller & Wagner in Portland.