Tag archive: misdiagnosis

Taking Legal Action Against Clinical Negligence

Clinical negligence generally refers to any wrongdoings that occur to the patient while being hospitalized; it can be caused by hospital staff, doctors, the wrong treatment, improperly sterilized equipment and surfaces, misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis and so on.

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Negligence Claims for Medical Trauma

Medical trauma is one of the lesser-known faces of medical negligence, and it occurs often in emergency rooms because the doctors work under stressful conditions and have to treat many patients; it can range from physical injury to failure to diagnose, or a delay in diagnose, resulting in death sometimes.

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Cancer Misdiagnosis and Claiming Compensation

Cancer misdiagnosis is a very serious issue, because it can lead to the death of the patient; whether you are told you have a different cancer, that you have one when you don’t, or that you don’t when you do, you can be physically and mentally distressed, and you deserve compensation.

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What to do About Misdiagnosis

If you have been misdiagnosed and are looking to file a medical negligence lawsuit, you must know that misdiagnosis by itself is not malpractice, and is not punishable by law unless you prove that misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis lead to a worsening of your condition.

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Autism Misdiagnosis – Advantage or Disadvantage?

Autism misdiagnosis is a serious matter, because many parents whose children suffer from milder learning disabilities or behavioral and developmental disorders accept this diagnosis because it offers them more support, assistance and services from the government and local authorities.

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Misdiagnosis of ADHD – A Common Occurence

Misdiagnosis of ADHD is a common occurrence with children because the symptoms it shows can easily be mistook as manifestations of other mental illnesses; however, the parent’s inability to accept ADHD in their child may also be part of the problem.

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Negligence Claim for Birth Trauma

Negligence claims for birth trauma receive some of the largest and expensive compensations, but unfortunately that is because they also result in some of the worst injuries and damages as well, of both physical and mental nature.

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Negligent Foot Amputation Claims

Foot amputation caused by negligence, or amputation of any limb for that matter, is quite a common occurrence unfortunately; its causes can stem from misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose, failure to recognize ischemia or severe infection, and even wrong site amputation.

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