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Failure To Diagnose

The Lawyers You Need & Deserve

Birth Injury
$12.0 Million
A mother was given excessive Pitocin during labor which caused brain damage to her newborn child. Shortly after filing the lawsuit, the hospital and doctor offered $12 million to settle the case. This money will be used to take care of the child and give her as full a life as possible under the circumstances.
Birth Injury
$10.0 Million
A routine ultrasound taken just prior to her due date showed that the twins were in fetal distress and emergency procedures needed to be undertaken. The radiologist misread the ultrasound noting it was normal. One of the infants was stillborn at birth and the other infant suffered profound brain damage until the time of his death at the age of 7. The hospital and doctor settled the case for $10 million.
Injured Worker
$8.3 Million
Carpenter was installing panels at a local job site and fell from a hydraulic lift resulting in serious injuries.
Emergency Room Error
$8.0 Million
A woman was mistakenly given a death penalty drug when she was admitted to a hospital with a stomach ache. The drug, which is a paralytic agent, caused the woman to stop breathing. She went into cardiac arrest and although she was rescued by the emergency room doctor, she suffered brain damage.
$7.0 Million
A young girl was injured in a collision when her mother had to swerve in order to avoid a Pace Van. The mother of an 18-month-old who sustained a lacerated liver after a medical-transportation van allegedly cut off the mother’s minivan and caused it to crash has settled her lawsuit for $7 million.
Fall at Work
$3.75 Million
An apprentice plumber fell through the floor of Trump Tower landing on the concrete below. He sustained injuries to his back, shoulder, and ankle. He was able to return to work following the accident.
Auto Accident
$3.5 Million
Settlement obtained for a 52-year old woman who suffered a broken leg after a car accident. According to the radiologist at the hospital, he reported a blood clot that was in danger of moving to her lungs, but her reporting doctors claimed they never received the report.
Head Injury
$3.5 Million
In 2012, Trapp & Geller settled a case against the general contractor and others in the amount of $3.5 million for negligence in allowing a support beam to fall, striking a laborer's head. The laborer suffered herniated discs in the neck.
Wrongful Death
$2.5 Million
A truck driver was standing on a roadway waiting for assistance after his truck broke down. A passing truck struck him resulting in his death.
Rear-End Collision
$2.3 Million
A 26- year old woman, while waiting in the drive-through line at a fast-food restaurant, was struck from behind injuring her shoulder. The injury developed into a rare nerve disorder called reflex sympathetic dystrophy or complex regional pain syndrome.

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers

A key element in any course of medical treatment is the correct and timely identification of the illness, medical condition or injury. All medical care that follows is dictated based on that diagnosis. If a physician makes a mistake at that stage the patient may receive care that does not help him or her, thereby allowing his or her actual condition to worsen. The patient can also receive medical care that may actually worsen his or her condition.

Diagnostic errors fall into several categories:

  • Failure to diagnose — Failing to diagnose an illness, condition or injury
  • Misdiagnosis — Incorrectly diagnosing an illness, condition or injury
  • Delayed diagnosis — Failing to diagnose an illness, condition or injury in a fashion that allows for the timely delivery of critical care

Some of the medical conditions that are most affected by diagnostic errors include:

  • Cancer
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Pulmonary embolism

Medical malpractice cases such as errors in diagnosis are typically complex. It is essential that you secure representation who understands how to analyze the medical records and uncover the necessary evidence to build a strong case..

AV Preeminent* Rated Representation for Those Injured by a Failure to Diagnose

At Trapp & Geller, our firm has the extensive experience in analyzing and interpreting medical information to allow us to efficiently and effectively evaluate our clients’ cases. Our firm has been helping people fight for their rights, compensation and accountability for 30 years. During those years we have honed our investigative, negotiation and litigation skills to allow us to be able to handle the most complex cases. Our record of success includes having recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients, and we are committed to continuing that tradition of providing exceptional representation with each new client we assist.

Contact the Chicago Failure to Diagnose Lawyers of Trapp & Geller

We bill on a contingent fee basis. We only get paid if we secure compensation for you. This means there is no risk and no cost to you.

Do you believe a physician failed to diagnose a life-threatening illness or condition? Let our skilled lawyers provide immediate assistance. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our Chicago misdiagnosis attorneys, call (312) 368-1444 or contact us online.

Why Choose Trapp & Geller?

We Win. We Guide. We Produce.
More than 25 Years of Experience

Trapp & Geller has a passion for protecting the rights of the injured. We have the skill, experience, and knowledge to provide you with the highest legal advocacy. We will not rest until you get the compensation you deserve.

Customized Legal Strategies

Each of our attorneys is in it to win your case as much of you are and take pride in getting the best possible result. With that, your dedicated attorney is always available and will even text you regarding your goals and case.

Responsive & Informative

Our attorneys work with you one-on-one and make sure that, at every step of the process, you are fully aware of your case. We are fighting for your rights and always make sure that we are doing what is best for you.

Over $400 Million Recovered

The attorneys at Trapp & Geller have the experience and knowledge to not only win, but to win BIG. When you entrust our team with your case, you can rest assured that we will fight for the maximum amount of compensation.

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