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Failure to Diagnose

Failure to Diagnose is a Serious Problem

Proper treatment of a medical condition requires a timely and accurate diagnosis. When a condition is not diagnosed, what might have been a treatable condition may become untreatable or dramatically worsened. The same is true if a condition is misdiagnosed and the patient is provided the wrong course of treatment.

Unfortunately, in all too many cases, failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis is the result of a doctor or medical professional making an assumption rather than conducting the necessary tests. Instead of ordering a blood test, an X-ray, a CT scan, an MRI, a mammogram or some other test, a patient is sent home and told everything will be okay. When it turns out not to be okay, time has been lost that could have been spent pursuing a course of treatment. Doctors and medical professionals should be held accountable for errors like these, and patients should be compensated for what they have to endure due to the mistake.

At Munday & Nathan in Chicago, we have earned a reputation for results in these complex medical malpractice claims . Our attorneys have been serving undiagnosed and misdiagnosed patients throughout Illinois and nationwide since 1991, building up a record of multimillion-dollar, headline-making victories along the way.

What Medical Condition Went Undiagnosed?

While many medical conditions may go undiagnosed, if the failure to diagnose does not result in further harm, there is no claim, because there are no damages to pursue. On the other hand, when a serious medical condition is not diagnosed, the delayed diagnosis can cause substantial problems. Our lawyers frequently handle cases involving:

  • Failure to diagnose breast cancer, prostate cancer and other types of cancer
  • Failure to diagnose stroke
  • Failure to diagnose heart attack
Free Consultations About Failure to Diagnose Claims

Do you believe that a medical condition worsened because of a failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis? Call us at (312) 346-5678 or send us an email. We handle every medical malpractice case on a contingency basis, which means you pay nothing unless we get you compensation.

Client Reviews
Munday & Nathan was able to deliver an excellent resolution on the case that solidified our concerns about the medical treatment our mother received. They provided closure for my siblings and I, and obtained fair financial recovery to end a difficult time in our lives. Our whole family is so grateful to the attorneys of Munday & Nathan for their hard work on our case and amazing outcome for us! Lori R.
Munday & Nathan artfully guided me through the maze of legal processes, providing wisdom, care and perspective during the most difficult time of my life both physically and emotionally. I am grateful to them for incisively managing the complex details and securing a settlement that has already helped me pay for the additional medical care I needed. I would choose Munday & Nathan again in a heartbeat. Sally S.
Munday & Nathan did the best they could for me and my family. In fact, the settlement was reached more quickly than I expected and was a fair result for what my family and I went through. I would refer anyone that found themselves in my situation to Munday & Nathan. Joseph M.