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Pediatric Errors

Pediatric medical care is a challenging portion of the healthcare industry. There are numerous considerations to factor into the treatment of children in order to provide the greatest level of safety and care. As with other medical fields, pediatric medical care can experience mistakes despite the advancements in the medical profession. Unfortunately, pediatric error is a common occurrence in medical facilities throughout the United States. The New York Pediatric Error Lawyer team at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC has found thousands of children in the United States suffer from pediatric error every year.

As with other medical professionals, a pediatrician can make numerous errors or mistakes in the care and treatment of children. A pediatric error can arise at any stage of child development. The New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer group at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC has learned certain conditions, such as the failure to diagnose cancer, meningitis, appendicitis, pneumonia and infection, are occurring with increased frequency, leading to serious injury and death. Most pediatric errors occur as a result negligence or inadequate medical care by a medical professional. According to our New York Pediatric Error Lawyer staff at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC, the most common forms of pediatric Error include:

  • Delayed diagnosis
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Failure to diagnose a condition
  • Improper administration of medication
  • Improper medication dosage
  • Omission of medication

When a pediatrician fails to recognize signs and symptoms of an illness, utilizes the wrong treatment or misdiagnoses a medical condition, they can be held liable for the resulting injury. Many times pediatric error can lead to a worsening condition. Contacting our New York Injury Lawyer group at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC may be essential to the successful resolution of your claim and pursuit of monetary compensation.

Providing pediatric medical care can be a challenge. Oftentimes, a young child cannot tell you what is wrong. A good pediatrician listens to the parents and understands their concerns. If the pediatrician ignores the parents and the child suffers an injury, a pediatric error may have occurred. If a child endures an injury, life-altering disability or wrongful death resulting from a pediatric error, the child’s family will suffer substantial emotional trauma. Consulting our highly skilled New York Pediatric Error Lawyer team at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC may be crucial in the protection of your rights and pursuit of compensation for your losses.

If you or someone you love is suffering from a pediatric error, contact our New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer team with Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC for a free initial case evaluation. Please call us at 800.696.9529, online or contact one of our New York City offices in Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, the Bronx or Brooklyn, our New York office in Westchester County or one of our Long Island offices in Nassau County or Suffolk County.