Medical Misdiagnosis Lawyer

in Wilkes-Barre, PA

Many medical malpractice claims are the result of medical misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis, which have subjected a patient to increased injuries or even death. A medical misdiagnosis lawyer can help you navigate the often confusing legal system and seek justice for your injuries. We place our trust in healthcare professionals and it is their responsibility to take the steps necessary to properly diagnose illnesses. Distasio, Kowalski & Yelen can help. Contact a medical misdiagnosis lawyer today.

Medical mistakes are made every day by doctors, nurses, physician’s assistants, lab technicians, and other healthcare professionals. When medical misdiagnosis or other medical errors were the result of negligence, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries.

Types of Medical Misdiagnosis

  • Missed Diagnosis
  • Incorrect Diagnosis
  • Delayed Diagnosis
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Missed Medical Complications

Medical misdiagnosis can be the result of an error in reading test results, such as a mammogram, CT scan, or x-ray. It can also be the result of failure to perform the proper testing, or a doctor failing to properly diagnose cancer, a stroke, or another serious condition, delaying treatment and furthering injury. Misdiagnosis of cancer, heart attack, or another serious illness can lead to devastating results, including death. Many of these medical errors in diagnosis are avoidable with the proper procedures in place.

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Main Practice Areas

Auto & Truck Accidents

Our attorneys are here to guide you through the process of fighting for justice after a serious car or truck accident. 

Medical Malpractice & Medical Misdiagnosis

Distasio & Kowalski has an exceptional record of success in fighting negligent doctors and hospitals in Pennsylvania.

Birth Injury

We understand your suffering and are here to legal representation if your baby is the victim of a tragic birth injury. 

Personal Injury

If you were seriously injured in any type of accident, they DKY personal injury attorneys will fight aggressively for you.

Wrongful Death

We are injury attorneys dedicated to fighting for the rights and recoveries of families who have lost loved ones.

Wills, Estates, & Trusts

Our experienced attorneys will hep you create a strategy to ensure that your assets move easily to the next generation.

Workers' Compensation / SSD

If you have been injured at work or are seeking SSDI or SSI benefits and have been denied, our attorneys are here for you.

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