Each year, hundreds of patients receive inaccurate results and diagnoses as a result of medical testing which has been flawed by laboratory mistakes. While the circumstances will vary for every case of medical malpractice resulting from a laboratory mistake, it is not uncommon for a victim to experience pain and suffering as well as potentially life-changing consequences. If you have been seriously injured as the result of a laboratory mistake, a Chicago medical malpractice attorney can talk to you about your options for filing a claim and inform you of whether or not you have a viable case.Some of the more serious effects of laboratory mistakes may include:
- unnecessary surgery;
- delayed treatment of your actual medical condition;
- incorrect blood type transfusion; and
- incorrect prescription and medication.
Emotional and psychological injuries, such as anxiety and stress, are also common with laboratory mistakes. If you have suffered these types of injuries, you may be eligible to receive damages for your medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering in a Chicago medical malpractice claim.You can learn more about filing a medical malpractice claim in the wake of a laboratory mistake by visiting our article library. There, we explain how these laboratory errors can occur and what the result of such a mistake can mean for a patient. Contacting a Chicago Medical Malpractice AttorneyIf you have suffered injuries as a result of a laboratory mistake in Chicago, a Chicago medical malpractice attorney can work with you to investigate the details of your case. If it is determined that you have a viable claim, the Chicago injury team at the Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C. can help you file a medical malpractice claim. Contact us today for a no cost case evaluation – 312-263-1080