Legal Advice for Failure to Diagnose — 7 results
Written by attorney Wayne D. Parsons, almost 5 years ago.
The failure to diagnose a condition is a severe misdiagnosis if a doctor
fails to identify the condition. The majority of malpractice lawsuits are caused
by the failure to diagnose... more
Written by attorney William Maddix, 6 months ago.
Bacterial meningitis and common medical errors that lead to medical malpractice claims. What is Bacterial Meningitis? Bacterial meningitis causes an inflammation around the membranes of the... more
Written by attorney Edward Joel Lake, over 1 year ago.
When a doctor fails to diagnose a medical condition, like a bowel obstruction, it can sometimes lead to serious complications. Although not every diagnostic error will result in legal... more
Written by attorney James Mccarthy, over 3 years ago.
Often times, an illness or injury becomes more and more difficult to treat as time goes on. It is often critical that a doctor diagnose an illness or injury in an appropriate amount of time,... more
Written by attorney Mitchell Sexner, over 1 year ago.
More than a million people each year are diagnosed with cancer according to the American Cancer Society with about half of all men and about a third of all women being diagnosed with cancer... more
Written by attorney Mitchell Sexner, about 5 years ago.
Physicians are trained to recognize the warnings signs of cancer, so that an early diagnosis can be made. But when a medical provider misses those signals, cancer may be diagnosed late,... more
Written by attorney Michael Helfand, almost 6 years ago.
Proving your case Failure to diagnose cases are hard to prove and hard to win. In general, to succeed you have to prove that you saw the doctor, and that the reason you saw the doctor was... more
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