Misdiagnosis or Delayed Diagnosis of Brain Aneurysms

Patients will often complain of having “the worst headache ever” while at a hospital, and a medical professional will excuse it as a result of stress. This phrase, however, is an indication of an impending brain aneurysm.

These headaches are also called “thunderclap headaches” because of their sudden and severe intensity. When a patient complains of this type of headache, a doctor should order an MRA scan immediately. Unfortunately, some medical professionals shrug it off, dismissing the pain as relative to another life circumstance or a migraine, leading to a misdiagnosis of brain aneurysms.

Consult Our Compassionate Chicago, Illinois, Lawyers for Delayed Diagnosis of Brain Aneurysms

At Cirignani Heller & Harman, LLP, we have two physician attorneys and a respiratory therapist attorney at our firm. We are well versed in the medical aspects of bleeding brain injuries. We will carefully review the medical records and other evidence surrounding your injury to determine how this injury occurred and who was at fault. We will do everything we can to help you obtain full and fair compensation for the losses you have suffered.

It is important for doctors to be aware of these risks and to take immediate action when problems occur. Brain injuries, when left undetected, can lead to wrongful death. Patients who survive can suffer catastrophic long-term damage, including impairments to mobility, speech and cognitive functions.

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If you or a loved one are a victim of an injury, and you wonder if doctor or hospital error may have been one of the causes, you may have a medical malpractice claim. The qualified Chicago medical malpractice attorneys at Cirignani Heller & Harman, LLP, have successfully litigated thousands of injury claims and obtained substantial awards for victims of medical malpractice in the Greater Chicago area. We have board-certified physicians and medically-trained attorneys ready to review your claim and help you or your loved one seek justice.

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At Cirignani Heller & Harman, LLP, we represent Illinois clients in Chicago and throughout Cook County, including the cities of Cicero, Elgin, Schaumburg, Oak Park, Maywood, Berwyn, Elmhurst, Evanston, Skokie, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Arlington Heights, Palatine and Hoffman Estates. We also help clients in DuPage County, Kane County, Lake County, McHenry County, Will County and Winnebago County. If you have been the victim of medical malpractice in Illinois, CHH Law is the law firm with attorneys that can help.

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