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Intrauterine Pregnancy Misdiagnosed As Ectopic Lawyer San Francisco, CA

When the unexpected happens in life and someone else is responsible, you need a legal team on your side that you can depend on. At The Law Office of Bennett M. Cohen, we understand that sometimes lawsuit cases are also emotional. Our San Francisco, CA intrauterine pregnancy misdiagnosed as ectopic lawyer knows that something going awry with a pregnancy can have lasting and traumatic impacts. Not only are people in need of financial compensation, but they may have endured emotional turmoil as well. We are a strategic team who is committed to each and every person that reaches out to us. We know how to use the law in favor of our clients, while holding the offenders responsible for the harm that they caused. If you recently had a doctor commit a mistake which led to a birth injury, we strongly encourage you to contact our firm today for guidance.

Ectopic Misdiagnosis Pregnancy

Cases that involve birth injuries and fatality can be particularly troublesome. Not only may someone experience physical pain and suffering, but emotional agony too. A doctor may misdiagnose an intrauterine pregnancy as ectopic. If this happens, the patient may be improperly given methotrexate, which causes a miscarriage. Someone may be expecting a child and visit their doctor, who confirms that they are pregnant. The patient may start spotting and have abdominal cramping in the days after, which warrants a visit to the emergency room. If a transvaginal ultrasound is performed, but the radiologist misread it and reported this back to the gynecologist, then a mistake can be made regarding treatment. Due to this misinterpretation of diagnostics, the patient may be told that they only have a couple of options, which is to receive methotrexate or undergo surgery. The patient may be advised that there is a risk of losing the baby, and if the baby does not succumb, then the methotrexate medication would likely cause a birth defect. Depending on the situation, the outcome could be that the patient miscarries. When the mistake points back to a doctor, radiologist, or other medical professional committing a grave error, it may warrant filing a lawsuit for compensation. Understandably, there’s no amount of money that can undo losing a pregnancy. At the very least, the victim can obtain some sense of justice in what happened and have more than enough monetary support to take care of themselves in the aftermath of it all. To speak with our dedicated intrauterine pregnancy misdiagnosed as ectopic attorney about filing a case, please reach out as soon as you are able. 

The Law Office Of Bennett M. Cohen

Our CA intrauterine pregnancy misdiagnosed as ectopic attorney empathizes greatly with those who have had their entire lives changed because of a mistake. The grief and loss can be all-encompassing. Please know that at The Law Office of Bennett M. Cohen, we can advocate relentlessly for you and what you were forced to go through. Do not hesitate to reach out for a consultation so we can learn more about what happened and then suggest the next steps moving forward. We are ready to hear from you today and offer kind and strategic legal support.

After An Ectopic Pregnancy Misdiagnosis

If your intrauterine pregnancy was misdiagnosed as ectopic, a lawyer from our office can help you get the closure and compensation you deserve. With over 30 years of legal experience –  and experience that includes going head to head with massive companies like Shell Oil – the team at The Law Office of Bennett M. Cohen is ready to fight for you.

Ectopic pregnancies occur when a fertilized egg implants outside the uterus, usually in a fallopian tube. While relatively rare, the consequences of such pregnancies can be serious if not identified and managed promptly. Misdiagnosis can lead to inappropriate treatment, delayed treatment, or lack of the necessary medical intervention, all of which can pose severe health risks to the woman.

The Challenges Of Correct Diagnosis

Diagnosing an ectopic pregnancy is complex due to the variability of symptoms, which can easily be mistaken for other health issues like gastrointestinal disorders or even normal early pregnancy symptoms. Medical professionals typically use a combination of physical examinations, ultrasounds, and blood tests to confirm the location of a pregnancy. However, errors can occur, leading to a misdiagnosis.

Such errors might include misinterpretation of ultrasound results or failure to properly monitor hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) levels. When an ectopic pregnancy is misdiagnosed as a normal pregnancy, the delay in correct treatment can lead to fallopian tube rupture, internal bleeding, and other life-threatening complications.

The Legal Perspective On Misdiagnosis

When a medical professional fails to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy correctly, it might constitute medical negligence, particularly if their level of care fell below the accepted standard and caused harm. Misdiagnosis can lead to unnecessary treatments, such as the administration of medication to terminate what is believed to be an unviable intrauterine pregnancy, or missed opportunities for necessary immediate medical interventions that could prevent complications. These medical errors can have devastating physical, emotional, and financial impacts.

What We Can Do For You

At The Law Office of Bennett M. Cohen, we understand the profound distress caused by a misdiagnosis of ectopic pregnancy. Our approach combines thorough legal understanding with a compassionate acknowledgment of the trauma such experiences can cause. We’re committed to helping our clients secure the compensation they deserve for medical expenses, ongoing care, loss of income, and pain and suffering due to medical negligence.

If you or a loved one has suffered from a misdiagnosis of an ectopic pregnancy, you might be feeling overwhelmed and unsure about the future. You are not alone. We’re here to review your case, provide legal guidance, and support you through the legal process to ensure that justice is served. A lawyer from our team that specializes in misdiagnosed intrauterine pregnancies can walk you through your next steps.

Taking Action

If you suspect that your ectopic pregnancy was misdiagnosed, causing you or your family unnecessary harm, we encourage you to reach out to us. Our dedicated team is ready to listen to your story, evaluate your case, and explain the possible legal routes you can take. Remember, taking legal action can not only secure the compensation you need to recover but also help ensure that such errors are less likely to occur to others in the future.

We’re here to help you heal and move forward. Contact us today, and see how a misdiagnosed ectopic pregnancy lawyer from our office can help.

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Bennett M. Cohen brings over 30 years of litigation experience which includes representing plaintiffs against massive companies like the Shell Oil Company, Standard Insurance Company, and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Bennett M. Cohen brings an experienced and dynamic touch that separates himself from large law firms. He can oversee every aspect of your case, ensuring you receive specialized assistance.

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