Atlanta Misdiagnosis Lawyers

Sustaining an injury due to misdiagnosis can turn your world upside down, potentially leaving you feeling isolated and unheard as you work toward recovery. At Cunningham Bounds, we believe in the power of your story. Our aim is to ensure your story is heard, holding those who failed in their duty accountable, and fighting for the justice and fair compensation that you deserve.

With a rich heritage in personal injury law, our firm has developed a deep understanding of the trials individuals like you face. While we cannot rewrite the past, we stand ready to accompany you into a future where your rights are acknowledged and respected. Our mission is to guide you through this complex legal landscape, offering steadfast support every step of the way.

At Cunningham Bounds, you are more than a case number—you are part of our community. And in our community, we rally for each other. Trust us to be your advocates, your voice, and your Atlanta misdiagnosis lawyers.

To get started with a free initial case consultation, call us at (404) 609-1081 today.

Types of Misdiagnoses

Misdiagnosis is a form of medical malpractice that occurs when a healthcare professional fails to identify and treat a patient’s condition correctly. This can lead to unnecessary or harmful treatment, delayed recovery, and in severe cases, death. We understand the profound impact that misdiagnosis can have on a person’s life and are committed to helping victims secure the compensation they deserve.

Incorrect Diagnosis

This is perhaps the most straightforward type of misdiagnosis. It occurs when a healthcare provider diagnoses a patient with the wrong illness or condition. This can lead the patient to undergo unnecessary treatments or procedures, often resulting in physical harm and emotional distress.

Missed Diagnosis

A missed diagnosis happens when a doctor fails to diagnose an existing condition. As a result, the patient doesn’t receive any treatment, causing the illness to worsen over time. This can be particularly dangerous in the case of life-threatening conditions like brain bleeds or heart attacks.

Delayed Diagnosis

In a delayed diagnosis, the doctor eventually identifies the correct condition, but only after a significant amount of time has passed. This delay can allow the disease to progress, reducing the effectiveness of treatment and potentially leading to more severe outcomes.

Partial Misdiagnosis

Partial misdiagnosis happens when a doctor correctly identifies an illness but fails to diagnose related complications or conditions. This can prevent the patient from receiving comprehensive care, potentially leading to further health issues down the line.

Failure to Recognize Complications

Sometimes, a doctor may correctly diagnose a disease but fail to anticipate potential complications in the treatment process, such as medication allergies and interactions. This can lead to inadequate treatment planning and increased risk for the patient.

Call Our Atlanta Misdiagnosis Lawyers Today

At Cunningham Bounds, we believe that everyone deserves accurate and timely medical care. Our experienced team is here to help. Our Atlanta misdiagnosis attorneys are committed to holding negligent healthcare providers accountable and fighting for the compensation you deserve.

Call us at (404) 609-1081 or contact us online to get started with a free initial case consultation.

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