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Can I Sue a Pathologist for Their Mistake? Yes, And We Can Help

Medical Malpractice

People don’t really think about pathologists and the role they play, because most of us really don’t come into contact with these medical specialists, and only count on our primary care physicians to do the diagnosing and treatments. Pathologists are medical experts charged with examining body fluid and tissue in order to discover any illnesses that the patient may have. They usually work alone or in small groups, and they work in a lab setting. Pathologists are the people who will determine for example based off your biopsy if you have a cancerous tumor, or if you have an autoimmune disease given the protein markers in your blood or plasma. Pathologists therefore are gatekeepers of the medical industry, and one small mistake can lead to a world of hurt or even death such as in the case of a cancer that was misdiagnosed or caught too late because of diagnostic mistakes. In such instances, patients are well within their rights when it comes to filing a pathologist malpractice lawsuit to recover justice and compensation, and that’s where we come in.

Are you looking to sue a pathologist due to a serious mistake or a negligent action which caused health complications or a delay in treatment? The medical malpractice attorneys at McCready Law have over 90 YEARS of stellar legal experience, and it would be an honor to put it to work for you. Please contact our friendly attorneys NOW at (773) 906-4833 to learn more about the process as well as how much your case is worth. We work on contingency fee basis, and what this means is that we don’t charge you ANTYHING when we take on your case, and only do so at the very end, and only if we recover compensation on your behalf. Please call (773) 906-4833 NOW to speak with one of us regarding pathology malpractice claims. Serving patients countrywide!

Here are some of the most common instances of pathology malpractice:

  1. Misreading lab results
  2. Mixing up lab results
  3. Failing to take viable blood or tissue specimen for analysis
  4. Incorrect performance of diagnostic tests
  5. Failure to diagnose cancer
  6. Sample contamination leading to negative or ambiguous results
  7. Taking too long to examine specimen thereby delaying treatment

In order to find a pathologist liable for malpractice, the following must be present:

  • You were owed a duty of care by the pathologist
  • The pathologist breached this duty of care via negligence
  • The negligence was the proximate cause of your complications
  • You suffered injury that can be compensated by way of damages

Suing a Pathologist – Call Us For Fast Legal Help Today!

It is important to understand that if you decide to sue a pathologist, going it alone is about the worst thing you can do. This is because there are so many moving parts and your case might by thrown out or the insurance company will low-ball you or won’t give you the time of day simply because there are elements that it is missing. By working with an experience pathology lawsuit lawyer, you’ll be able to have access to resources such as expert pathologists who will provide you with their testimony, subpoena filing to preserve evidence, and someone who can go head to head against the insurance company on account of their experience in order to get you the compensation you truly deserve. Need to speak with us for more information? Please give us a call NOW at (773) 906-4833 to learn more about your legal options for compensation. Thanks, and we look forward to helping you.