X-rays, MRIs, ultrasounds, and other diagnostic tests are essential to the ability of doctors to determine the nature and extent of their patient’s injuries. These tests and other procedures allow doctors to look into the body and see such things as tumors, fractures, and other internal abnormalities. In order for these procedures to help doctors save people’s lives, the healthcare providers must read and interpret them properly. When doctors fail to properly read and interpret these invaluable aids and their patient is injured, the doctor may be held liable for medical malpractice.
In all too many cases of medical malpractice, patients suffer injury and death due to doctors’ mistakes from misread x–rays, MRIs, and ultrasounds. When a condition goes undiagnosed and untreated, the patient is likely to suffer further complications or even death. Some of the most common errors in radiology testing include:
When a healthcare provider is careless in the reading and interpretation of diagnostic tests and their patient is injured or killed, the healthcare provider can be held liable for medical malpractice. We have represented victims of medical malpractice for over 20 years. If you’ve been injured by the negligence of a healthcare provider, we may be able to help you get the money you deserve for your injuries.
If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of the carelessness of a healthcare provider, our Lake County, Illinois law firm may be able to help you and your family get the most compensation the law allows. Please call and speak to Bob personally today. You can contact him by calling toll-free at 855-760-6746 or 847-395-2200. You may also contact Bob through our online form, or, if you would like, connect live with our live chat operators 24/7 and Bob will call you back right away.