South Florida Radiology Law Firm
Misinterpretations: Radiology Malpractice Lawsuit
Radiologists are medical specialists that evaluate and interpret diagnostic films, including sonograms, mammograms, MRIs, CT Scans, ultrasounds and x-rays. The large majority of hospital patients, regardless of their reason for admittance, depend on a radiologist’s interpretation of their films for proper diagnosis and treatment. Consequently, inexperience, error and misinterpretation can have tragic consequences, including severe personal injury and wrongful death.
If a radiologist’s error has harmed you or a loved one, call Rosen & Ohr, P.A. today at (954) 981-1852 or contact us online to learn more about your legal options. Our law firm has more than 45 years of combined legal experience. We are here to serve you and represent accident victims in all areas of South Florida, including, but not limited to Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, Aventura, Hallandale, Ft. Lauderdale, North Miami Beach, Miami, Sunny Isles, Cooper City, Dania Beach, Broward County, Dade County, and Palm Beach County.
A diagnostic error can delay appropriate treatment of the patient’s condition. For example, delayed diagnosis of cancer can result in the spread of the disease beyond the point in which medical intervention can help. The progression of a disease can result in more medical bills and pain and suffering for the patient and his or her loved ones. Such errors are especially likely in overworked and understaffed radiology departments, or when images of inferior quality are used for the diagnosis.
Some potential misinterpretations of sonograms, mammograms, MRIs, CT Scans, ultrasounds, and x-rays include failure to diagnose:
- A fracture of the arm, wrist, leg, spine, hip or ribs
- The presence of cancer or tumors
- An ulcer
- Intestinal perforations or internal bleeding
- Brain Injuries & Eye Injuries
- Organ perforations
- Prenatal conditions, resulting in birth injury
Surprisingly, despite medical advancement, claims for errors in radiology film interpretations are on the rise in the state of Florida. Recovery for theses type of claims is often significant, because the injuries as the result of diagnostic error are potentially life-threatening. Many of the medical injuries resulting from radiology errors are financially, physically and emotionally exhausting. That’s why an experienced personal injury attorney is an invaluable resource for patients and loved ones in need.
Contact the Attorneys at Rosen & Ohr, P.A. for Help With Radiology Negligence Cases
Rosen & Ohr, P.A. is committed to protecting the rights of medical malpractice victims through professional and expert representation. Our primary focus is serving our clients. We believe that if we focus on providing excellent and thorough representation and service, everything else will take care of itself.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a radiology error, you may be entitled to damages including medical expenses, lost wages and other compensation. Don’t delay; the clock may be running on your legal claim. Find a South Florida medical malpractice attorney by calling Rosen & Ohr, P.A. at (954) 981-1852 or contact us online for a free consultation. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means we will not receive a fee unless you receive monetary compensation.
Relevant Medical Malpractice Links: