Meningitis is a potentially fatal disease that can be treated effectively if diagnosed efficiently and treated appropriately. Because of the rapid nature of the symptoms, many people afflicted with disease go to the emergency room or an after-hours clinic for treatment. Emergency medical technicians and doctors must be quick to diagnose the illness and fast to respond with appropriate treatment for the high fever, before stroke or organ failure sets in.
If Your Child Was Misdiagnosed for Meningitis
If your child recently suffered meningitis, for which a doctor misdiagnosed or improperly treated the condition, you may be entitled to obtain compensation for your medical treatment and other financial damages resulting from the negligence. If you suspect that misdiagnosis or late diagnosis of meningitis played an important role in the injury or death of your child, get straight answers about your legal options. Talk to a medical malpractice attorney at Miller & Wagner, LLP, in Portland for a free consultation.
Our lawyers advise and represent families of children victims of medical negligence throughout Oregon and southwestern Washington.
Our Attorneys on Your Side
Dave Miller and Bob Wagner both began their legal careers as a defense lawyer for malpractice insurance companies. Their insights into the claim evaluation and investigation process from the defense side can give you an accurate idea of the strength and value of your case. They also have access to a wide network of outstanding medical experts — trusted professionals whose involvement with your case is indispensable to its success. In fact, Oregon and Washington doctors often call Miller & Wagner when they need advice about potential malpractice claims for their own family members and friends.
From our offices in Portland, our medical malpractice trial attorneys represent plaintiffs in medical negligence claims against physicians and health care providers throughout Oregon and Washington. For your convenience, we have a satellite office in Pacific City.