Radiologists are doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating illnesses and injuries through the use of medical imaging such as x-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET) and ultrasound.Thanks to the technology used by radiologists, many diseases can be diagnosed early and treated promptly. Radiology is used for both diagnosis and intervention.
Unfortunately, when the technology is used or interpreted incorrectly, or results are miscommunicated (or not communicated at all), patients can suffer severe injury, including severe pain, loss of function, prolonged recovery times, and failure to diagnose a disease, which can lead to avoidable suffering and death.
Patients reasonably rely on radiologists to perform the right tests, using the right equipment, in the right way, with appropriate follow-up testing based on initial results. When a doctor breaches this duty, and a patient is injured by the doctor's failure, the doctor has committed medical malpractice.
Medical malpractice cases, including radiologist malpractice, require a significant amount of legal skill, preparation, and commitment of resources to resolve successfully. Due to the complex nature of these cases, very few Oregon attorneys are willing to take them on. Huegli Fraser PC is committed to helping victims of radiology malpractice recover for their injuries. We know that what our clients really want is to have their health back. We can't achieve that for them, but we can help alleviate their financial worries so that they are free to focus on healing.
Our attorneys have over 45 years' combined experience in Oregon medical malpractice law. They are skilled negotiators and litigators, and maintain strong connections with the respected medical experts whose testimony is needed to successfully resolve cases. We have achieved several verdicts and outcomes of over one million dollars, and have recovered a total of over 100 million dollars for our clients.
We involve our clients closely in their cases, keeping them informed and making them part of our team. We are proud to say that many of our clients remain in touch with us years after their cases are resolved.
If you believe that you or a loved one has been harmed by the negligence of a radiologist, the law allows you only a limited time to take legal action. Don't let time run out, only to wonder later if you should have done something. The attorneys of Huegli Fraser PC can help you evaluate your case, decide on a course of action, and advocate for you every step of the way.
Huegli Fraser serves Portland and the surrounding areas, working with clients throughout Oregon. Contact us at (971) 266-8877. We look forward to working with you.
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