Wrong Diagnosis Lawsuit
People put a lot of trust in doctors and other medical professionals. They trust doctors with their most important assets: their overall health and their life. When someone visits a physician with symptoms of an illness or condition, they trust their knowledge, they trust their professional expertise, and they trust their skills and judgment as a doctor. And when a doctor makes a wrong diagnosis or neglects to make any diagnosis at all—when action should have been taken, then that trust is then broken. Unfortunately, sometimes a doctor can make a mistake, and by making a wrong diagnosis it could be putting your life atserious risk.
Have you or a loved one been misdiagnosed by a doctor? If so, you may have a potential case to file a wrong diagnosis lawsuit due to the negligence. Contact an experienced medical malpractice lawyer in your area today for more information.
When a doctor forms a diagnosis, it is usually based on several factors. A doctor will evaluate your age, weight and health against that of other patients in similar age groups. They will also examine your symptoms and after careful evaluation will come up with a diagnosis. Sometimes this diagnosis could be incorrect. This could lead to:
Our medical malpractice lawyers are experienced with an array of wrong diagnosis cases, including but not limited to:
Each year, countless individuals are harmed or die to a medical mistake. According to The American Journal of Medicine, over 15% of all medical cases are due to a wrong diagnosis. This has led to the unnecessary treatment of diseases that are non-existent in patients. A condition, illness, disease, or ailment that is not diagnosed properly can result in severe, potentially deadly, consequences for the patient. These mistakes are believed to be the result of a doctor not having enough time with a patient or faulty medical equipment. Regardless, in a case of wrong diagnosis there is always someone to blame. If you have been misdiagnosed by a medical professional, you may be eligible to pursue a wrong diagnosis lawsuit against the liable party. Our medical malpractice lawyers are here to assist you pursue these claims.
Have you or a loved one been misdiagnosed by a medical professional? Contact a medical malpractice attorney in your local area today for more information about your potential lawsuit.
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