An audiologist is a health care professional with a doctoral degree in audiology that specializes in diagnosing, treating and monitoring disorders of the auditory portions of the ear, including hearing and balance problems.  Many audiologists work from within a medical doctor's office or hospital setting.  When an audiologist's level of care, skill or treatment falls below the standard of care and inflicts permanent injury or death to a patient, professional malpractice may have occurred.  Unfortunately, even the best audiologists can commit errors and mistakes that may result in serious injuries or wrongful death.

Audiologist malpractice may include:

  • Delay in Diagnosis or Diagnostic Errors;
  • Failure to Diagnose;
  • Failure to Document Clinical Findings;
  • Failure to Supervise;
  • Failure to Refer to a Specialists, such as an Otolaryngologists;
  • Failure to Treat;
  • Medication Error;
  • Standard of Care Violations.

Some of the services an audiologist might perform include:

  • Assist with Hearing Aid Devices;
  • Identification and Assessment of Hearing and Balance Problems;
  • Identify Hearing Loss;
  • Normal and Impaired Hearing Tests;
  • Prevention of Hearing Loss;
  • Refer to Specialists for Medical or Surgical Management of Hearing and Ear Disease;
  • Rehabilitation of Persons with Hearing and Balance Disorders;
  • Select and Fit Hearing Aids;
  • Perform Hearing Tests on Infants and Children.

You can reach Personal Injury Lawyer J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo by dialing his direct number at (786) 272-5841, calling the main office at (305) 461-1095, or Toll Free at 1 (866) 71-CLAIM or email Attorney Gonzalez-Sirgo directly at [email protected].

J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo
J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo, P.A.
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