I was pregnant in Colorado in 2016-2017. I definitely was too Sick to work, and I know I had a condition that my doctor would not diagnose or treat. I couldn’t stand, or eat, I definitely couldn’t continue to work. Undiagnosed, I couldn’t get medical leave, as a result I lost my job, my apartment, got into debt, and had to move in with family. Do I have any options here? Was I wronged in the eyes of the law?
If your condition’s presentation was such that a another similarly trained physician would reasonably have made the proper diagnosis, then your doctor may have been negligent. But to be sure gather your medical records and consult local counsel for further clarity.
Has another physician diagnosed the condition that you had? What was that condition?
Medical malpractice requires evidence that the doctor's care fell below the standard expected of physicians in the community. If nobody else has been able to diagnose your condition then it won't be possible to fault your doctor for failing to do what nobody else could do.
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