X-Rays And Lab Errors Can Give Rise To Medical Malpractice Claims
Lab and radiology tests play an essential role in diagnosing serious illnesses or injuries. Errors in evaluating or communicating test results can have a devastating effect on the lives of patients and their families.
Some of the common types of diagnostic tests conducted in hospitals and clinics include the CT scan, MRI, X-ray, pap smear, mammogram, and analysis of blood and tissue biopsies.
Lab Tests And X-Rays Errors Can Be Devastating
Lab tests and X-rays can lead to detection of life-threatening diseases at an early and treatable stage. Lab tests and X-rays can also determine if a patient is suffering a heart attack, has skin cancer or has a hairline fracture of a vertebra.
However, errors in evaluating or communicating test results happen and they can have a devastating effect on the lives of patients and their families.
Types Of X-Ray And Lab Errors
Laboratory and imaging errors come in many forms:
- Failure by a doctor to request an appropriate lab or imaging test
- Performing a test on the wrong patient
- Misreading lab or radiology test results
- Failure to report lab test or radiology results to the doctor
Extensive Legal Representation To Help You With Your Claim
At Lamkin, Van Eman, Trimble & Dougherty, LLC, our Columbus, Ohio, attorneys help people who have suffered injuries due to X-ray and lab errors. We have extensive experience in personal injury and medical malpractice law.
We have an in-depth understanding of the standard of care that radiologist must meet. We also have access to expert witnesses who can testify about any lapses in the standard of care that caused your injury.
We know the law; we have the skill and resources to hold negligent medical providers accountable.
Contact An Experienced And Proven Hospital Malpractice Lawyer
If you have suffered an injury or lost a loved one due to X-ray or hospital laboratory negligence, we are here to stand up for your rights.