Primary Care Physician Negligence Lawyers in Detroit & Southfield Michigan

Doctors are under oath to do no harm, but sadly, they sometimes cause injuries and fail to identify or treat illnesses because of inattention or carelessness. Medical errors, delayed diagnoses, and wrong diagnoses can prevent patients from getting the medical treatment they need.

When Does Primary Care Physician Negligence Occur?

Primary care physicians, such as family or internal medicine doctors, are often where we go first when we are sick or not feeling well. These doctors may fail to refer their patients to specialists for medical attention that is beyond their expertise, or to order tests necessary to make a correct diagnosis. They may also neglect to follow-up on a test results, x-rays, MRIs or CT studies that reveal treatable abnormalities. Negligent errors can occur in your doctor’s office, a hospital, a clinic, a nursing home, or anywhere where professional and licensed medical treatment is provided.

Getting Legal Help

Sommers Schwartz has built a reputation for achieving successful outcomes in malpractice actions against doctors whose poor decisions and inaction have had devastating and sometimes tragic consequences for our clients. Our legal team of experienced attorneys and clinically trained nurses work with qualified primary care physicians and internists to analyze your medical records and uncover doctor errors. Proving medical malpractice can be difficult, but we’re up to the challenge and ready to go to head-to-head with insurance companies, health care organizations, and their defense lawyers to get you the damages you deserve to compensate for medical expenses, lost wages, decreased quality of life, and pain and suffering.

If you believe that you or a loved one are the victims of a delay in diagnosis or treatment of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, unstable angina, cancer, infection, aortic aneurysm, abscess, gallbladder disease, or other serious illnesses, you need to take action to protect your rights. Aggressive pursuit of medical malpractice claims is what Sommers Schwartz attorneys do and do well.

Contact Sommers Schwartz today to learn how we can help.

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