Attorneys handling medical malpractice lawsuits know the importance of having sufficient evidence of negligence or poor practice. Being able to show that a healthcare professional did not meet the appropriate standard of care is one of the key components a malpractice suit is based on. Another is being able to prove that the provider’s negligence caused injury leading to specific damages.  Getting a second medical opinion for malpractice claims is critical for being able to prove those points.

If you’re an attorney and need a second opinion of a medical malpractice case, contact Dr. Saint-Louis of SpineRad. He can provide second medical opinions for attorneys whether the case involves misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, improper treatment, surgical errors, or failure to warn the patient of known risks. 

Dr. Saint-Louis has over four decades of experience reading MRIs, CT scans, and X-ray images. Because he specializes in neurological and orthopedic radiology, he is well qualified to provide an expert second medical opinion for attorneys in cases involving back injuries and spinal conditions. Over the years, he has assisted attorneys with malpractice claims by providing expert testimony based on a client’s imaging scans and reports.

One of the advantages of using SpineRad to get a second medical opinion for attorneys is that you and your client can have the consultation done remotely. Simply upload the imaging scans and reports to the website and Dr. Saint-Louis will provide a detailed second opinion, usually within 2 to 3 days. He will provide a complete report that includes:

  • Image study findings with abnormalities or injuries shown and defined
  • A report on the images that uses plain language and includes definitions of medical terms
  • Expert opinion on the diagnosis and/or treatment in regards to the malpractice claim
  • Recommendations on other imaging studies that would be more useful
  • An explanation of appropriate treatments with references