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Chicago Lawyer For Failure To Diagnose Liver Failure
Modern diagnostic tools make it possible to diagnose liver failure in a timely manner. When doctors fail to recognize or follow up on the warning signs, however, diagnosis is delayed, leaving the patient to suffer unnecessarily or in many cases, die.
At the Heinrich Law Office, we represent people who have suffered due to the misdiagnosis of liver failure and other forms of medical malpractice. Attorney Paul Heinrich has almost 30 years of experience and has secured numerous verdicts and settlements for his clients. Our firm is prepared to handle liver failure misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis cases for clients throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, across Illinois and nationwide.
Contact us today online or by telephone at 630-232-1116 to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced Chicago attorney helping people affected by failed diagnoses of liver failure.
Timely Diagnosis Can Be A Matter Of Life And Death
Symptoms of liver failure include lethargy, nausea, weight loss, jaundice and abdominal pain and swelling. When warning signs are present, doctors should order additional tests or refer the patient to a gastroenterologist. When doctors miss warning signs, or diagnose the patient with a more common but far less dangerous ailment such as indigestion, the results can be tragic.
Timely diagnosis is crucial in the case of liver failure. Lost time can turn an otherwise treatable disease into a terminal one. For patients, a doctor's failure to diagnose can result in untold pain and suffering, additional medical treatment, and other hardships. One of the main sources of hope for a liver failure patient is obtaining a healthy organ through the United Network for Organ Sharing. A delay in diagnosis can nullify this option, as the waiting list is long and every day counts.
Attorney Paul Heinrich is well-versed in the protocols for liver failure diagnosis and adept at identifying evidence of malpractice in these cases. Our law firm has the experience and resources to represent clients in cases in which the misdiagnosis of liver cancer has led to tragic medical setbacks and wrongful death.
Contact An Illinois Liver Failure Misdiagnosis Attorney
If you or someone close to you has suffered due to the delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis of liver failure, we are here to stand up for your rights. Contact us today online or by telephone at 630-232-1116 to arrange a free initial consultation with a knowledgeable Chicago failure to diagnose liver failure lawyer. We have law offices in Wheaton and Geneva, Illinois.