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3 Consequences of Radiology Errors

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Radiology errors can have devastating consequences for patients. In some cases, these errors can lead to severe injuries with lifelong complications or can even lead to death.

There are three main types of consequences that can result from radiology errors, including:

  • Physical injury,
  • Emotional damage, and
  • Financial damage.

Let's take a closer look at each of these consequences.

#1 - Physical Injury

Physical injury is the most obvious consequence of radiology errors. When diagnostic errors are made, patients can be subjected to unnecessary and invasive procedures. In some cases, these procedures can cause serious physical harm or even death.

#2 - Emotional Damage

Emotional damage is another common consequence of radiology errors. Patients who receive incorrect diagnoses may experience anxiety, depression, and feelings of betrayal. They may also lose faith in the medical profession as a whole.

#3 - Financial Damage

Finally, radiology errors can also lead to financial damage. When patients receive incorrect diagnoses, they may incur unnecessary medical bills. They may also miss out on work and earnings as a result of their condition. In some cases, patients may even be forced to declare bankruptcy.

We’re Here to Help

Radiology errors can have serious consequences for patients. If you or someone you love has been harmed by a diagnostic error, it is important to seek legal counsel. An experienced medical malpractice attorney here at Berthold Law Firm, PLLC can help you recover the compensation you deserve.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to our skilled team right away to discuss your legal options. You may be entitled to more compensation than you think.

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If a medical professional caused your injuries and you need help with a medical malpractice lawsuit, contact the skilled attorneys at Berthold Law Firm, PLLC with the details of your case by calling (304) 605-2040 or by filling out our online contact form.

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