Misdiagnosis Medical Definition
“What is Misdiagnosis?”
Misdiagnosis medical definition: Misdiagnosis is when a medical professional fails to properly identify and/or diagnose a patient’s medical condition. Modern medical technology has made possible the timely and accurate diagnosis of a wide range of diseases. However, when doctors fail to order appropriate tests or follow up on warning signs, diseases can go undiagnosed, leaving patients to suffer needlessly.
Misdiagnosis in Medical Malpractice Cases
A doctor can be held liable for any damages that result from a misdiagnosis if the medical mistake was a result of negligence. Time lost in treatment can lead to severe worsening of the condition, and in many cases, wrongful death. If you or a loved one has suffered due to misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis, the attorneys at Pribanic & Pribanic are here to help you explore your legal options. We handle a wide range of medical negligence cases, including those involving the misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis of:
Frequently Asked Questions About Misdiagnosis
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