Medical Malpractice

Failure to Diagnose | Misdiagnosis | Cancer | Heart Disease | Stroke

When there is something physically wrong with you, the best thing you can do is seek medical care so that you can get a proper diagnosis and take the necessary steps to remedy any medical condition. You have to put your trust in the hands of a medical professional and rely on them to take the proper steps to correctly diagnose your condition so you can get the care you need. When you have sought treatment only to have your doctor fail to take reasonable steps to diagnose or treat your condition, the attorneys at Shaffer & Gaier can help.

At the law firm of Shaffer & Gaier, our lawyers have more than 45 years of combined experience representing personal injury victims throughout the greater Philadelphia area. We know that no two cases are alike. Nonetheless, our commitment to every client is the same — we will help you pursue the best result possible as quickly as is reasonable. We combine our experience with hard work and attention to detail, providing zealous representation at all times. To help us gain a thorough and comprehensive understanding of what should have been done, as well as what medical care you now need, we have a registered nurse as a full-time member of our staff.

Medical Malpractice Attorneys — Misdiagnosis or Failure to Diagnose
We offer comprehensive counsel to people who have suffered needless injury because of either misdiagnosis of or failure to diagnose a serious medical condition. We will take the time to conduct a full investigation of the facts of your case, questioning medical professionals and all other potential witnesses. We will work directly with expert witnesses, including doctors or other medical authorities, to put together a clear and convincing case for your full financial recovery. We will gather, evaluate and preserve relevant evidence, and will prepare and file all necessary pleadings and other documents. We will also represent you zealously in all hearings or proceedings.

We handle cases involving any type of misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose, including situations involving:

  • Misdiagnosis of cancer of any type

  • Misdiagnosis of appendicitis or gall bladder problems as flu or indigestion, leading to peritonitis, infection, the need for extensive medical treatment and even death

  • Failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis of heart attack, stroke or heart-related issues, including while as a patient at a hospital or clinic

  • Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose diabetes

  • Failure to properly evaluate or read X-rays, CAT scans or mammograms

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