Delayed Diagnosis

Pittsburgh Delayed Diagnosis Attorneys

Are You the Victim of a Doctor's Failure to Diagnose an Injury or Illness?

At Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C., we know that doctors make mistakes. A delay in a diagnosis of a serious illness can cause serious medical problems for the patient, decreased quality of life and even death. If you or your loved one has suffered due to a delayed diagnosis of a medical condition or injury, contact a knowledgeable delayed diagnosis attorney. Our law firm helps people obtain compensation for devastating medical malpractice in Pittsburgh and throughout Pennsylvania.

If you or a family member has suffered needlessly due to a medical professional's negligence, we can help you pursue the damages you need and deserve. Call (844) 383-0565 to schedule a free consultation with our Pittsburgh delayed diagnosis lawyers.

Common Types of Delayed Diagnosis

Failure to diagnose a serious condition, like cancer, an injury or a medical error can lead to dangerous complications. Our lawyers take on even the most complex failure to diagnose cases, such as:

  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Stroke
  • Infection
  • Heart attack

Without a proper diagnosis, an injury or illness can worsen, causing unnecessary pain and suffering, prolonged treatment and even causing wrongful death.

Why Does Delayed Diagnosis Happen?

A delayed diagnosis can happen for a variety of reasons. In certain instances, a doctor may neglect to order the necessary tests that would reveal the symptoms of an injury or illness. Other times, a doctor may perform a test but misread the results. A doctor may also fail to diagnose their patients' illness because they did not perform a test correctly, or the lab made a mistake when testing the sample.

Doctors, hospitals, and labs are required to follow strict regulations so that delayed diagnosis does not happen, but unfortunately, medical errors still occur and innocent people pay the price. If you suffered because a doctor failed to diagnose your condition, you deserve justice.

Trusted Guidance & Counsel

Our knowledgeable Pittsburgh delayed diagnosis lawyers can guide and counsel you. Our fees in all medical malpractice cases are contingent on recovery of a settlement or judgment in your favor. This means that we handle all costs associated with your case until you recover compensation, and then our fee is a percentage of that settlement.

To find out more about your possible delayed diagnosis case and schedule a free initial consultation with our office, call (844) 383-0565 or contact us online.

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Featured Case Results & Recent Victories 
  • Wrongful Death $400,000

    A 96-year-old received fatal injuries when rear-ended by a teenager using a mobile phone while driving.

  • Wrongful Death $300,000

    A 47-year-old and disabled man died as a result of the nursing home’s inability to properly care for and treat his diabetes.

  • Wrongful Death $237,500

    Due to lack of care and lack of attention by the home’s nursing staff, our client bled to death on the floor of his room at the facility - when his dialysis catheter was pulled from his body.

  • Wrongful Death $220,000

    Represented estate of a nursing home resident whose neck became lodged in the side rails of his bed, thereby asphyxiating him to death.

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