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About Stoke Misdiagnosis

In the past, doctors based their diagnoses of stroke on demographics and risk factors. However, this outdated mindset leads to missed opportunities to treat a stroke before the death of brain tissue or the patient. In fact, experts estimate that 15,000 to 165,000 strokes are misdiagnosed every year and misdiagnosis results in 40,000 to 80,000 preventable deaths per year.

Brais Law Firm is a well-respected medical malpractice and personal injury law firm. From our main office in Miami, our lawyers provide experienced representation to injured patients. View our Results page for more information.

Our ethical, skilled practice of law has won us such honors as inclusion in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Preeminent Rating, Super Lawyers, Legal Elite and Rising Stars designation. Our litigation lawyers have recovered numerous six and seven figure settlements and verdicts, including more than $21 million in just 2014*.

Our Miami stroke misdiagnosis lawyers investigate the circumstances surrounding your stroke and the poor care provided. We may pursue damages from the attending doctor for missing the signs of stroke and from the hospital for implementing policies that delayed or denied you important medical treatment.


Immediate Medical Help Saves Brain Function

Brain cells begin to die within minutes of oxygen deprivation. Immediate treatment of stroke is, thus, a matter of life or death. For stroke survivors, the sooner doctors intervene, the more brain function can be saved.

Doctors and emergency room staff should be aware of the symptoms of stroke and be prepared to quickly render treatment. Although medical professionals are taught to look at risk factors, such as age, obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease, a stroke may also happen in a young, seemingly healthy patient.

A stroke may have been prevented in the first place had doctors treated the underlying medical condition. For example, doctors can prescribe blood thinners to treat clogged arteries.


Damages Associated with Stroke

A stroke is a devastating medical event that may leave you with permanent serious injuries. Our legal team pursues your maximum possible damages from the doctors and hospital that failed you. Common damages that arise from a stroke claim often include:

  • Disability
  • Immobility and paralysis
  • Disfigurement
  • Loss of mental functioning, memory and cognition
  • Medical bills and anticipated future medical costs
  • Rehabilitation and therapy
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Lost wages, since your stroke and into the future
  • Loss of enjoyment of your life
  • Pain and suffering

We also represent families whose loved ones died of an undiagnosed stroke.


Recover Damages for the Injuries You Suffered Because of an Undiagnosed Stroke

Schedule your free consultation to learn more about your rights and your options for recovery from your negligent doctors and hospital. Our contingency fee arrangement allows you to pursue compensation without risk, because you do not owe us lawyers’ fees until you recover damages through a verdict or a settlement.

*Specific details regarding previous verdicts and settlement results are not indications of the results of future cases and settlements, nor should they be held to be guarantees, warranties, or predictions regarding the result of representation by our firm. Furthermore, any message regarding the result of a specific case is not a promise of similar results in future cases, but rather represents the outcome of the specific legal and factual basis from which it arises.

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Houston, TX 77002
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*Specific details regarding previous verdicts and settlement results are not indications of the results of future cases and settlements, nor should they be held to be guarantees, warranties, or predictions regarding the result of representation by our firm. Furthermore, any message regarding the result of a specific case is not a promise of similar results in future cases, but rather represents the outcome of the specific legal and factual basis from which it arises.

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