When found in a timely manner, blood clots can be effectively treated. However, when a blood clot is overlooked, patients' lives can be placed in serious danger of death by pulmonary embolism. At the Mahoney Law Firm, P.C., we provide experienced and aggressive legal services to people who suffered lasting effects because they did not receive proper care for a blood clot.
Denver Blood Clot Misdiagnosis Attorney
Would you like to speak with a lawyer regarding a possible medical malpractice claim involving failure to diagnose a blood clot? Please contact The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C. to arrange your complimentary case evaluation.
Pulmonary Embolism and Orthopedic Surgeries
For those who have undergone an orthopedic surgery, there is the distinct possibility of a pulmonary embolism. This can develop during or after an orthopedic or leg operation. When people are immobile or in a cast, there is a risk for blood clots to develop in their legs. If a blood clot forms in the legs and then breaks free and travels to the blood vessels in the heart or lungs, a pulmonary embolism may be the result. Simply put, the blood clot can block an artery in the lungs, potentially causing permanent lung damage, low blood oxygen levels, damage to bodily organs, or even death.
Overlooking or failing to diagnose a medical condition such as a blood clot can occur through a variety of acts of negligence. Our senior attorney is Dennis M. Mahoney, MD. Dr. Mahoney has been practicing law since 1968; he spent 22 years defending doctors, hospitals, and insurance companies. Since 1990, he has been working at The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C., and has been helping patients obtain compensation for their injuries.
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