Tooher Wocl & Leydon, LLC
Receive the trusted counsel you deserve – contact us for a free consultation.
203-517-0456 or 866-554-1709

We Have Earned The Reputation As One of the Most Respected Personal Injury Litigation Firms In Connecticut

  • Super Lawyers | Connecticut and New England 2006-2014
  • Distinguished AV | LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell | Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • NBTA | National Board of Trial Advocacy Est. 1977
  • CTLA | Board of Governors
  • Bar Register
Our Practice Areas

Lawsuit brought against doctor in connection to woman's death

It is very important for medical professionals to act properly when it comes to the diagnosing of a patient. When a medical professional negligently misdiagnoses a condition a patient suffers from, it can cause great harm to the patient. Sadly, a negligent misdiagnosis can sometimes even result in a patient's death.

Recently, a wrongful death case involving an alleged misdiagnosis has arisen in Texas. The case involves a now-deceased woman who reportedly received care from an obstetrician in Texas. The woman reportedly died in March of 2010.

The woman's parents claim that the obstetrician acted negligently in connection to the woman's care. Specifically, the woman's parents allege that the obstetrician negligently misdiagnosed a condition the woman suffered from and negligently failed to give the woman proper treatment. The woman's parents claim that the obstetrician's alleged negligence contributed to the woman's death.

A lawsuit has been brought in a court in Texas by the woman's parents against the obstetrician in connection to these allegations. In their lawsuit, the woman's parents reportedly are asking for damages. One wonders what will happen in this case and how it will ultimately be resolved.

As the allegations in this case illustrate, diagnosis-related negligence can sometimes have fatal results. Thus, one hopes that all medical professionals make sure to not act negligently when it comes to the diagnosis and treatment of patients. No patient should have to lose his or her life because a medical professional committed negligence in regards to the diagnosis and treatment of him or her.

Source: Ultimate Bellaire, "Bellaire obstetrician blamed for patient's death," Glenna Herald, Feb. 2, 2012

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Tooher Wocl & Leydon LLC is a law firm experienced in handling wrongful death, medical malpractice, auto accidents, fall down claims, nursing home negligence and abuse, car crash and motor vehicle collision lawsuits. The personal injury trial lawyers handle cases throughout Fairfield County. If you have been seriously injured in Stamford, Norwalk, Fairfield, Bridgeport, or anywhere in Connecticut, please call one of our litigation attorneys at 203-517-0456, or email the firm to schedule a free consultation.

Tooher, Wocl & Leydon LLC | Personal Trial Lawyers

We maintain offices in the cities of Stamford and Bridgeport, and we represent clients throughout the state of Connecticut.

Stamford Office:

80 Fourth Street | Stamford, CT 06905 | Fax: 203-324-1407 | Map & Directions

Bridgeport Office:

1087 Broad Street | 4th Floor | Bridgeport, CT 06604 | Map & Directions

The sooner you arrange a free consultation with us, the sooner you will understand all of the options available to you. Contact us today to receive information and advice directly from our experienced attorneys.