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This Case of Stroke Misdiagnosis Ruined a Woman’s Life

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Lori Folio filed her case against Dr. Christopher Bowman and his employer, Dunbar Medical Associates, PLLC, because his stroke misdiagnosis cost her greatly.

A woman from Charleston, West Virginia, began pursuing justice for her misdiagnosis case in April of 2016.  This woman, Lori Folio filed her case against Dr. Christopher Bowman and his employer, Dunbar Medical Associates, PLLC.  Her claims of medical malpractice are sadly not uncommon, but they are made with conviction and truth.  Folio experienced a misdiagnosis–in this case, she had a stroke that went unnoticed by Bowman.  And, because of such an egregious mistake, she suffered lifelong brain damage and paralysis.  Read on to find out more about Lori’s case, and discover what you can do about a misdiagnosed stroke.

What Happened in Folio’s Case?

 

In May of 2014, Folio sought medical advice from Dr. Christopher Bowman, presenting symptoms of severe headache and nausea.  When observed from an episodic standpoint, a stroke can be diagnosed through repeated bouts of symptoms.  However, Bowman diagnosed Folio with a common virus and claimed the symptoms would soon pass.  A month later, Folio complained of a much more serious symptom–weakness on the right side of her body.  This is an obvious sign of stroke, and she was sent to the emergency room.  There, she was diagnosed with a hemorrhagic stroke, and suffered serious consequences.  She is now paralyzed on her right side, experiencing language and speech impairment, and going through cognitive processing issues.  She has been told that these complications could be permanent.  

 

Why Should You Invest in a Medical Malpractice Lawyer?

 

When you experience the level of serious misdiagnoses that Folio did, justice is your only option.  Not only do you need the moral and emotional closure, but you’re going to need some way to pay for the damages caused to you against your will.  This is not your fault–you shouldn’t have to pay the price for someone else’s mistake.  You have placed your life in the hands of medical professionals who, due to negligence, have not acted accordingly.  A medical malpractice lawyer will be able to help you get back on your feet, so you can live your life to the fullest without crippling emotional and financial consequences.

 

The Snyder Law Group can help fight your medical malpractice case today!

 

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