Diagnostic Laboratory Litigation

Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP has extensive experience representing diagnostic laboratories. FKB partner, Patrick J. Brennan, has served as regional counsel for a major national diagnostic laboratory since 2001, with dozens of dismissals and discontinuances. We have handled complex matters involving state-of-the art science such as genetics, prenatal screening, hematological disorders and cancer.

FKB has represented lab directors, pathologists, cytopathologists and cytotechnicians in cases involving failure to diagnose cervical cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, thyroid cancer, colon cancer and skin cancer. We have expertise in wrongful death cases stemming from alleged laboratory error, as well as cases of alleged incorrect diagnosis of HIV and venereal diseases. With a strong foundation in medical malpractice cases, FKB partners have the experience and knowledge to assess, value and prepare to defend cases involving serious injuries alleged as a result of lab error.