Our Michigan neurologist malpractice lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. handle lawsuits against neurologists. A neurologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the study, diagnosis and treatment of injury and diseases of the nervous system. This includes the brain, spinal cord, muscles and nerves throughout the body. A neurologist helps identify the source of problems with a patient’s nervous system, which could include the inability to use the senses correctly and the inability to perform normal motor functions.
Neurologists examine issues with balance, reflexes, and muscle strength and try to identify the source of disorders of the brain such as loss of memory, speech and abstract thought. There is a significant amount of training required to become a board certified neurologist. However, there are occasions when patients suffer injuries due to a neurologist malpractice. In these situations, the injured patient may have neurologist malpractice lawsuit.
Common Causes of Neurologist Malpractice
Common causes of neurologist malpractice lawsuits include injuries caused by the neurologist during patient treatment include the failure to:
- Properly and timely diagnose and treat a stroke
- Properly diagnose a brain tumor
- Properly prescribe medications
- Properly diagnose and treat a traumatic brain injury
- Properly diagnose and treat a spinal cord injury
- Properly diagnose and treat spinal cord impingement
- Properly diagnose a brain bleed
- Properly diagnose neurologic disorders
- Properly diagnose and treat neuropathy
Other medical mistakes include errors in administering epidural injections and other pain management techniques.
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Statute of Limitations For Michigan Neurologist Malpractice Lawsuits
The statute of limitations for medical malpractice cases varies from state to state. In Michigan, you must file a lawsuit within two years of the date of the malpractice. If you miss a deadline, your claim will be lost forever. To avoid these severe consequences, you should contact the Michigan malpractice lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. immediately.
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Contact a Michigan Neurologist Malpractice Lawyer
Our experienced Michigan medical malpractice lawyers handle cases for victims of malpractice against neurologists. Patients injured or harmed due to medical mistakes by a neurologist should contact the Michigan medical malpractice firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Call us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced attorneys about your case.