An undiagnosed infection in a hospital can have devastating consequences. When the infection is severe, such as sepsis, encephalitis, or meningitis, it can result in life-changing injury and even wrongful death. If you or a loved one has suffered due to misdiagnosed of sepsis or another serious infection, it is important to consult with an experienced medical malpractice attorney.
At The Becker Law Firm, our lawyers have significant experience handling medical negligence cases for clients from Ohio and nationwide. We are prepared to help you obtain justice and compensation for the losses you have suffered due to negligent medical care.
For a free initial consultation to discuss your unique situation, contact our knowledgeable Ohio medical malpractice attorneys. We have offices in Cleveland and Elyria.
Misdiagnosis of Sepsis
The medical profession has accepted standards for the diagnosis and treatment of infections. When warning signs are present, it is the responsibility of doctors and other medical professionals to take appropriate steps.
People who are at high risk of sepsis include those with weakened immune systems, people with open wounds or burns, the very old and the very young.
The results of misdiagnosing sepsis can be severe, including:
- Organ failure;
- Significant tissue damage;
- Brain damage;
- Loss of limb; and/or
- Wrongful death.
If you or a loved one has suffered due to misdiagnosis of sepsis, our attorneys are here to help you explore your legal options. We will carefully evaluate the facts of your case to determine if we can help you pursue a medical malpractice claim. In every instance, we fight for full justice on behalf of our clients.
Call (440) 252-4399 or fill out and submit an online contact form to seek full justice with The Becker Law Firm. We offer free initial consultations to all new and potential clients.