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Medical Misdiagnosis

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We are taught from childhood to rely on the advice of medical professionals. If, however, through negligence, a doctor fails to diagnose or misdiagnoses a treatable condition, the patient may be entitled to compensation through a medical malpractice claim.

At James L. Arruebarrena, L.L.C., in New Orleans, Louisiana, our personal injury law firm, we are committed to the rights of patients, and have the experience and resources to see they are treated fairly by the medical profession. If you or a member of your family was seriously injured or died as a result of the failure of a doctor, dentist, or other medical professional to diagnose a condition accurately, our lead attorney, Jim Arruebarrena, will be happy to review your case and advise you on how to proceed. Contact our New Orleans office to arrange a free, confidential consultation.

Our lawyers are prepared to handle medical misdiagnosis cases including the following:

  • Failure to diagnose breast cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer, or prostate, skin, brain, or bone cancer
  • Misdiagnosis of heart disease, stroke, infection, fracture, spinal cord damage, concussion
  • Emergency room errors, including failure to refer a patient to a specialist, failure to diagnose a condition and begin treatment
  • Failure to diagnose dehydration in nursing home patients
  • Dental misdiagnosis that results in unnecessary extractions
  • Misdiagnoses resulting from misreading x-rays, failure to review test results, failure to identify signs of fetal distress
  • Cases resulting in wrongful death

If you or a member of your family was seriously injured or died as a result of misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose, you deserve fair compensation. Contact our New Orleans office to arrange a free and confidential consultation with attorney Jim Arruebarrena.