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The Tragedy Of Stroke Misdiagnosis

Strokes occur when an artery ruptures or a blockage develops in the bloodstream, interrupting the flow of oxygen to the brain and damaging brain tissue. Restoring oxygen at this time is critical. If doctors fail to diagnose stroke symptoms, however, they may not take the necessary steps to prevent severe brain injury.

At Lipton Law, our attorneys are committed to providing compassionate and caring representation for stroke victims and their families — and we’ve done so since 1964. Our experience with medical malpractice cases in Michigan gives you an advantage when you are fighting to recover compensation for your injuries and losses.

Stroke Diagnosis Mistakes

Common stroke diagnosis and treatment errors that can rise to the level of medical malpractice include:

  • Failure to provide a complete medical examination
  • Delay or mistakes in diagnostic testing
  • Inadequate treatment administration
  • Disregard of classic stroke signs 

These types of mistakes and others cause stroke damage to become more severe with each passing minute. Delay in treatment can have expensive and life-changing repercussions. The most tragic thing about misdiagnosing a stroke is that if a stroke is caught early enough, amazing recoveries are possible.

Advocating For Your Rights

If you or a loved one has suffered a stroke that you believe could have been prevented or treated more quickly and proficiently, you have the right to pursue compensation for injuries, ongoing care and long-term financial maintenance. 

Our lawyers will educate you on your legal options so that you can make sound decisions about your claim. Connect with us at 248-557-1688 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation at our Southfield office.