Misdiagnosed Stroke Lawsuit Insurance. Stroke Lawyer Robert Fader Explains Why Delays Occur
StrokeLaw.com co-founder, Robert Fader, discusses the delays that arise in stroke misdiagnosis medical malpractice lawsuits. Stroke lawsuit delays are often caused by medical malpractice insurance companies.
One the largest medical malpractice insurance companies in New York is Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company. They are called MLMIC.
Nationwide, there are huge companies that insure doctors and hospitals. There is Healthcare Indemnity, Inc. (HCI). HCI is part of the HCA. HCA is the Hospital Corporation of America. HCA is one of the largest owner of hospitals in America. There is Medical Assurance. There is ProAssurance. AIG, which we all bailed out a few years ago, owns Lexington Insurance Co. Lexington make tens or hundreds of millions of dollars a year insuring medical malpractice.
Each of these companies make enormous amounts of money each year.
Misdiagnosed Stroke Lawsuit Insurance: What is Covered
When a doctor misdiagnoses a stroke, the medical malpractice insurance protects the doctor. The medical malpractice insurance is there to pay people who get hurt because of the doctor’s mistakes. In misdiagnosed stroke, you would be covered. This doesn’t mean the insurance company wants to pay you. Insurance companies don’t want to pay stroke victims even when the stroke malpractice is clear.
When a hospital makes stroke victim wait for care and the person is hurt, the hospital’s medical malpractice insurance covers the mistake. Even when the misdiagnosis is clear, hospital’s insurance companies don’t want to pay.
Bottom line: medical malpractice insurance covers misdiagnosed stroke lawsuits.
Misdiagnosed Stroke Lawsuit Insurance: What do Insurance Companies Do when there is a Misdiagnosed Stroke?
When there is a risk of a misdiagnosed stroke lawsuit, the insurance company is notified by the doctor or hospital. The doctor and hospital have an obligation to report all misdiagnosed strokes to the insurance companies. A stroke misdiagnosis just like any other medical mistake. The insurance company is informed.
When the misdiagnosed stroke lawsuit insurance company learns of the mistake, they open a file. The insurance company investigates. The insurance company likely speaks to each doctor involved. The insurance company may review your private records. The insurance company gets prepared. The insurance company gets prepared before you call a stroke lawyer. The insurance company knows about you before you even think about suing for misdiagnosed stroke.
Misdiagnosed Stroke Lawsuit Insurance: What Misdiagnosed Stroke Lawyers Do?
When you call StrokeLaw, stroke lawyers Robert Fader and Cory Rosenbaum will evaluate your case. If we believe we can be successful in your case, we will notify the doctor or hospital that we intend to sue them for their malpractice. This triggers the doctors and hospitals to tell their insurance companies that the case they already reported when you were hurt is now going to court.