Every year, nearly 100,000 Americans are injured or killed as a result of medical errors. One of the more common medical mistakes that can result in serious injury or death to a patient is wrong diagnosis. There are various types of wrong diagnoses, although most typically occur as a consequence of negligence on the part of the physician or other health care provider.
If you have been wrongly diagnosed, you may be entitled to seek compensation for your losses and suffering. Please contact us to learn more about your legal rights and options.
Common Wrongly Diagnosed Conditions
Common conditions that are often wrongly diagnosed include:
Wrongly Diagnosed: How It Happens
A wrong diagnosis often occurs when a physician or medical professional fails to correctly identify a disease, especially in cases where the condition is rare or has general symptoms. Various types of wrong diagnosis include:
A wrongly diagnosed condition can result in serious, potentially fatal, consequences for the patient. Patients who have been wrongly diagnosed may be eligible to pursue a medical malpractice claim against the responsible party.
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