Awaiting medical test results can be one of the longest and most difficult intervals of your life. When you finally do receive your results, you expect them to be accurate and definitive. In fact, you will make important health decisions based on these results.
If you have suffered serious harm as a result of a medical lab error, you may feel a sense of both outrage and betrayal. At Corsiglia, McMahon, & Allard, L.L.P., our attorneys understand the frustration you are feeling and are committed to the pursuit of justice.
Lab mistakes can be devastating to your physical and mental health. You and your doctor make important treatment decisions based on the results received from a medical laboratory. Unfortunately, because of these lab errors, you could receive the wrong medical treatment or no treatment at all for your condition.
When you contact our firm regarding a serious medical lab error, you will speak with an experienced lawyer who understands the devastation wrought by this type of mistake. Rest assured, we will always take the time to listen to your story, answer your questions and outline your legal options.
You may have a medical malpractice claim against both the medical laboratory and the parties responsible for any subsequent misdiagnosis.How Do Medical Lab Errors Occur?
Medical lab errors can occur when samples are mishandled, images are incorrectly scanned or procedures are not properly followed. Since lab samples are often run through numerous tests and handled by several different labs, it can be difficult to determine who or what caused the faulty result.
At Corsiglia, McMahon, & Allard, L.L.P., we have extensive experience identifying the responsible parties and holding them accountable for their mistakes. Our attorneys will vigorously pursue your claim and strive to secure the compensation you deserve. Contact us or call our San Jose medical injury law firm at (408) 289-1417 to schedule a complimentary initial case evaluation.