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If you have suffered an injury in an accident or lost a loved one because of another person's negligence, call the personal injury attorneys who, for decades, have made a difference to thousands of people throughout the Chicago region. Call Cogan & Power, P.C., Attorneys at Law - The professional expertise you need; the personal attention you deserve.

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Our attorneys have litigated complex injury and medical malpractice cases in both federal and state court.

Illinois Accident Attorneys

Michael Cogan, Founding Partner

Michael P. Cogan is a trial attorney who spends his days in the courtrooms of Illinois fighting for victims' rights. His law firm, Cogan and Power, P.C., Attorneys at Law, has obtained over $250 million on behalf of injured people.

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Areas of Practice :

Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury,
Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA)

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Chicago Attorneys for Delayed Diagnosis Medical Malpractice

Representing Victims of Delayed Diagnosis throughout Illinois 

A delay in the diagnosis of an injury, illness, or medical condition can result in serious and life-threatening medical complications. In some cases, a delayed diagnosis can even result in the death of the patient. A proper and timely diagnosis is necessary to the administration of the appropriate medical treatment and even a minor delay in diagnosis can have disastrous consequences.

At Cogan & Power, P.C., our Chicago medical malpractice lawyers focus on helping the victims of misdiagnosis medical malpractice, including delayed diagnosis, failure to diagnose cancer, and failure to diagnose disease or medical condition, recover for their injuries and losses.

By utilizing a collaborative approach to legal representation, we are able to provide our clients with a big-firm level of legal skill and experience while maintaining a small-firm level of client attention and service. Clients communicate directly with the firm’s partners, and we will meet with clients in their homes or healthcare facilities when it is difficult for them to travel.

If you believe that you may have been the victim of medical malpractice due to a delayed diagnosis, contact our office today at (312) 477-2500 to schedule a free consultation with one of our Chicago medical malpractice attorneys to discuss a possible legal claim for failure to diagnose.

Proven Track Record of Success

At Cogan & Power, our dedicated Chicago misdiagnosis malpractice attorneys are committed to protecting your legal rights and preventing future medical errors. We have obtained a number of substantial verdicts and settlements for clients who suffered a delayed diagnosis, including $1.9 million for a man who suffered an 18-month delay in the diagnosis of lung cancer.

Causes of Delayed Diagnosis

Delayed diagnosis can occur for a number of reasons, but some of the more common reasons for a delayed diagnosis include:

  • Inadequate physical examination
  • Failure to perform regular screenings
  • Failure to recognize indications of a potential medical problem
  • Failure to heed a patient’s complaints
  • Failure to order appropriate tests
  • Misinterpretation of test results
  • Misdiagnosis of cancerous tumor as benign
  • Failure to provide adequate follow-up care
  • Delayed referrals to specialists

Medical advancements have enabled earlier detection and treatment of disease and medical conditions, but if there is a delay in diagnosis, the patient cannot receive the proper medical treatment for his or her condition. Patients who have been the victims of a delayed diagnosis may suffer from exacerbated injuries or medical conditions, adverse drug reactions, decreased quality of life, mounting medical bills, and lost wages.

If you experienced a delayed diagnosis or failure to diagnose, contact the Chicago delayed diagnosis lawyers at Cogan & Power at (312) 477-2500 to schedule a free consultation to learn more about how we can help you obtain the compensation you need and deserve through a medical malpractice claim.  If you cannot come to our offices in downtown Chicago, we will come to you.  And because we take cases on a contingency basis, you will not pay any fee unless we get you compensation.

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