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Diagnosis Errors

Missed or Incorrect Diagnosis?

We rely on our doctors to recognize our symptoms, ask the right questions and reach a correct diagnosis of any medical conditions we have. When medical providers fail to reach a correct diagnosis, they place patients at risk.

At Garmer & Prather, in Lexington, Kentucky, our lawyers handle misdiagnosis cases involving:

  • Failure to diagnose cancer or other serious medical conditions
  • Delayed treatment based on an incorrect diagnosis
  • Unnecessary treatment
  • Medication errors involving the wrong medication or incorrect dose

Our past clients include a woman who remains in a coma with severe brain damage as a result of undiagnosed pneumonia and a young child who suffered brain damage and hearing loss because her doctor failed to diagnose her meningitis. Let us help you and your family handle the legal side of medical negligence so you can focus on the human side.

Because we take on only a small number of cases at a time, we are fully committed to giving each and every client the care and attention he or she deserves. We handle matters of medical malpractice on a contingency basis, which means you pay a fee only if we are successful in securing compensation for you.

Led by Bill Garmer, a proven trial attorney with more than 40 years of experience, our firm has the background and knowledge to pursue even the most complex cases. We have been committed to helping individuals and families recover from medical negligence since Bill started the firm.

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If you placed your trust in your medical provider only to be diagnosed and treated improperly, you have a right to pursue compensation for the losses you have suffered, including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Garmer & Prather, PLLC, cannot guarantee results, but we can guarantee that your trust in our firm will be well-placed. To learn more about your legal options, please contact us.

Client Reviews
I was involved in a head on collision with a school bus. During my rehabilitation, a friend suggested that I needed a law firm to invistgate. After much research was done by my friend, I was advised to call Garmer & Prather, PLLC ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Working with Garmer and Prather during this difficult time was truly a blessing. They are kind, compassionate, studious and have the utmost diginity. It was my pleasure to work with such an oustanding law firm. I very highly recommend Garmer & Prather Law Firm for any needs regarding personal injury representation. P. M.
My husband was involved in a rear-end collision at a stoplight caused by an equipment transport truck sandwiching him between it and the car in front of him. We contacted Garmer and Prather for a review and advice. From beginning to end, they exhibited professionalism, tenacity and a total commitment to pursue all avenues to a successful conclusion. They truly went above and beyond anything we expected. We would like to thank Garmer and Prather and their excellent team of skilled, competent legal staff. D. W.