Radiology Errors

Medical Malpractice Attorneys Assisting Patients on Cape Cod

The medical malpractice lawyers at the Law Offices of John C. Manoog, III have dedicated their careers to helping clients injured by errors by health care providers, among other careless people and entities. We work aggressively to ensure that victims get the full compensation available under the law so that they can focus on the physical recovery process. Our Cape Cod radiology malpractice lawyers have a strong track record of success for the people whom we represent, which includes a number of six- and seven-figure verdicts and settlements. We take a personalized approach to legal representation in personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from medical malpractice, and we are committed to standing by clients through every step of the process.

Radiology Errors Have Significant Consequences

People put a lot of trust in doctors to help them heal and improve their health. That is what makes it so stressful and frustrating when a medical error leaves you worse off than you were before you saw the doctor. A missed or wrong diagnosis from a radiologist – doctors who use x-rays and other technology to analyze patients – can result in serious harm to the person being examined. Whether the error is in reviewing an x-ray or in communicating the results of that review to a treating physician, it can mean that the person being examined simply does not get the treatment that is needed to properly address any conditions. That can make existing injuries even worse and in some cases lead to death.

If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a radiology error, you have the right to seek compensation from those responsible. A radiology malpractice attorney on Cape Cod can help you sue both the medical professional who made the mistake and in many cases their employer. The money damages usually available in these cases include compensation for related medical costs, missed wages due to time away from work, and pain, suffering, and emotional distress. In tragic cases in which a person dies as a result of medical negligence, their loved ones have the right to sue those responsible for wrongful death. These lawsuits allow the loved ones to take the place of the deceased person and seek similar compensation to that which would have been available had the person lived.

To get that compensation, you need to show that the radiologist or another medical professional failed to live up to what lawyers and judges call a “duty of care.” The duty for medical professionals is based on their training and experience. The primary question in medical malpractice cases is: what would a reasonable doctor have done under the circumstances? If the answer is that they would have properly diagnosed the person being examined and communicated that diagnosis, a radiologist who makes an error is likely to be found liable for any injuries that resulted. Expert testimony and medical evidence often go a long way in establishing the duty of care.

Contact a Knowledgeable Cape Cod Radiology Malpractice Attorney

At the Law Offices of John C. Manoog, III, our attorneys and staff have been fighting for clients in medical malpractice and other personal injury and wrongful death cases since 1994. Our attorneys combine more than 150 years of legal experience, which gives us insight into how judges and juries think when they are making a decision about liability. We take pride in standing by injured people and their loved ones in their times of need, and we take the time to listen to each client’s story so that we thoroughly understand their situation. Our attorneys provide free consultations at our offices, or at another location more accessible to you if you prefer. Our firm generally does not charge a fee to plaintiffs bringing medical malpractice lawsuits unless and until we get compensation for you. Call us at 888-262-6664 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation if you need a radiology malpractice lawyer on Cape Cod or assistance with a claim arising from a surgical error or another instance of malpractice. Nós Falamos Português.

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