San Antonio Medical Malpractice Lawyer
The Law Offices of Thomas G. Kemmy - Over 30 years of trial experience in the field of medical malpractice.
Failure To Diagnose Claims
The laws that apply to hospitals and physicians are different than the laws that apply to any other business or person who causes harm; nearly every law concerning a health care provider is aimed at freeing them from their negligent conduct so that they can continue to break the rules and harm others without consequence.
Could it Have been Avoided?
The first step in addressing any illness is a proper and timely diagnosis. If you or a loved one is dealing with the consequences of a doctor's failure to diagnose a serious medical condition, you are probably struggling with many questions, such as: Is the condition permanent? How will I cover medical costs? Was this avoidable? When a patient is harmed by a misdiagnosis or a delayed diagnosis, most doctors will try to insist that the problem was unavoidable. Not all situations involve medical negligence. However, we will provide a free evaluation of your potential case.
Following the Standards of Care
Perhaps the most fundamental patient safety rule is the requirement that a doctor must rule out or treat the most dangerous condition first before it harms the patient. That is, doctors are never allowed to needlessly endanger a patient by assuming the patient's symptoms are harmless when in fact there could be a fatal illness. For example, we have represented persons whose physician assumed the complaints of chest pain was heartburn without determining if the patient was having a heart attack. These sorts of reckless assumptions are never allowed. If our community allows medicine to be practiced that way without holding doctors responsible for dangerous conduct, we are all at risk. The medical cases we prosecute are all aimed at making our community safer.
If you or a loved one has been harmed by a doctor making reckless assumptions and failing to diagnose a condition in time to prevent harm then contact a Board Certified Trial Lawyer who is knowledgeable about medical malpractice. Proving what went on behind closed doors is a daunting challenge and should only be undertaken by a lawyer with experience in the field of medical malpractice.
All doctors are legally required to provide a level of care that falls within the accepted standards of practice and meets the recognized minimum standards. Our law firm represents medical malpractice victims who have suffered serious injury or the death of a loved one due to any form of medical misdiagnosis, including surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology, hematology, infectious disease, orthopedists, vascular, pulmonary and oncology.
Injured By A Health Professional?
Don't Wait To Get Help!
Texas Law requires certain medical malpractice claims to be reported within months after an injury. Not knowing your rights could bar you from bringing a claim in the future.
Talk to an Experienced Medical Malpractice Lawyer and get the help you deserve!
Get in Touch
We encourage you to contact us with any questions or to set up a free consultation. Call Toll Free at (210) 735-2233 and speak with Tom Kemmy directly, or email us below. All case evaluations and appointments are free and confidential.