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The personal injury attorneys of Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements. Est 1960.

We Help After an Accident or Abuse

We Help After an Accident or Abuse

The personal injury attorneys of Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements. Est 1960.

We are open and ready to help…

We have modified our office to help with social distancing. We are able to see clients inside or outside the office, or by video or telephone conference.

Courts are beginning to reopen, and insurance companies are resuming normal business. We are here for you and happy to help with insurance issues, medical bills and everything else.

We are open and ready to help…
We have modified our office to help with social distancing. We are able to see clients inside or outside the office, or by video or telephone conference.
Courts are beginning to reopen, and insurance companies are resuming normal business. We are here for you and happy to help with insurance issues, medical bills and everything else.

Over $70 Million

Awards and settlements collected for child victims of sexual abuse across Connecticut involving priests, clergy, teachers, coaches and family members.

$6.2Million

Landmark verdict holding an off-duty police officer responsible for failing to prevent a fatal drunk driving accident.

$6Million

Recovered award for family after proving the medical manufacturer knew about the faulty oxygen machine that killed a patient.

$5.39Million

Won settlement for truck accident victim by taking the case before the superior court after trucking company filed for bankruptcy.

$2.1Million

Largest verdict in Connecticut history involving serious injuries after a motorcycle accident.

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  4.  » What exactly is a misdiagnosis?

There are many different ways that medical malpractice can occur. One way is known as misdiagnosis. But, what exactly is “misdiagnosis” and how dangerous can a misdiagnosis be?

Well, for starters, our readers should think about how a normal, routine doctor appointment goes. Typically, patients describe the symptoms that they are experiencing, how long they have been experiencing the symptoms, their pain level and what they have tried in terms of treatment thus far. From that information, the doctor renders a diagnosis, which is an attempt to accurately label the health condition, and then recommend a course of treatment that will, hopefully, solve the problem.

Therefore, a misdiagnosis occurs when a doctor makes a mistake in determining a patient’s health problem. Now, some people may not think this is too big of a deal. For instance, what’s the big difference in treatment for the flu and a strep throat, or even the common cold? Well, while in some cases the impact of a misdiagnosis may just be a few extra days of inconvenient illness, when it comes to more serious health conditions a misdiagnosis can be deadly.

One of the most common misdiagnosis issues is when a doctor fails to diagnose cancer. This is a major problem because many forms of cancer are treatable – if they are detected early. If a patient is under the wrong diagnosis and therefore is receiving the wrong treatment, the cancer can get to a terminal stage. But, cancer isn’t the only disease that can be misdiagnosed. Any Connecticut resident who believes that their health has worsened due to a doctor’s error may want to review their legal options.