Davis & Davis, Attorneys at Law
Call for a free consultation
Local 713-364-0314713-364-0314 Toll Free 877-202-0835 877-202-0835

When erroneous treatment harms patients

Getting the right medical treatment in a timely manner can be imperative to securing a full recovery from an aggressive disease or serious injury. In the case of cancer, a brain injury or other serious condition, the failure of a medical professional to properly identify and manage a patient's condition can make a critical difference in the way in which the patient does or does not recover from the ailment. Doctors in Texas and throughout the nation are expected to use proper medical techniques to diagnose and treat those who are under their care.

However, as our readers know, mistakes happen in the medical field and oftentimes when they do patients suffer harm. One way that patients may be subjected to malpractice at the hands of medical professionals is when they are the victims of erroneous treatments. An erroneous treatment is a treatment given to a patient for a disease or condition that they do not have.

Take, for example, a patient who is diagnosed with cancer by their doctor. As a result of that diagnosis the patient is subjected to surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Those invasive and serious processes can have serious health consequences on an individual and, if it was later found that the patient did not in fact have cancer, the erroneous treatment of that non-existent disease may cause them additional pain and loss.

When medical professionals make mistakes it is usually their patients who end up suffering. Although medical procedures and treatments should improve patients' health, when they are needlessly inflicted upon individuals who do not require them they can be harmful. Victims of medical malpractice may need to get more information about their own unique case.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For A Response

Contact Davis & Davis for a Complimentary Consultation Davis & Davis proudly accepts referrals from Texas attorneys and law firms nationwide.

D&Ds Mobile Office

D&D's Mobile Office D&Ds Mobile Office

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Davis & Davis, Attorneys at Law
440 Louisiana St.
Suite 1850
Houston, TX 77002

Toll Free: 877-202-0835
Phone: 713-364-0314
Phone: 713-364-0314
Houston Law Office Map

Houston Office Map

With Davis & Davis's mobile office, we can meet you anywhere in Texas within 2 hours.