Timely diagnosis of appendicitis is imperative. Left untreated, the appendix
can burst, releasing toxic substances into the body, which could lead
to serious illness or death. If you or a loved one suffered due to the
misdiagnosis of appendicitis, you have legal options. You may be able
to file a medical malpractice claim and recover compensation.
Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP, our lawyers have more than three decades of experience representing clients
in complex medical malpractice claims. We have a long history of successful
results. We are leaders in medical malpractice organizations and have
frequently written and lectured on the subject.
For experienced legal help with your claim, contact us today to request a
free case evaluation.
Signs of Appendicitis
Symptoms of appendicitis include sharp abdominal pain, nausea, abdominal
swelling, fever and constipation. Sometimes these symptoms can be mistaken
for the flu or another stomach virus. In order to have a valid legal claim,
your doctor must have made clear errors in diagnosis that led to your
suffering or harm.
Examples of this include:
- Ignoring a symptom, or dismissing it as unimportant
- Failing to conduct a complete medical exam
- Failing to order appropriate tests
- Misdiagnosing your illness despite clear signs that you had appendicitis
For a free, no-obligation consultation to determine whether your situation
qualifies as a medical malpractice claim, reach out to our experienced
lawyers. We're ready to assess your case and take the appropriate
steps to ensure that any wrongdoing is fully rectified by the responsible parties.
Our dedicated New York medical malpractice lawyers are just a phone call
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