Failure to Diagnose Lawyers

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What Is Failure to Diagnose?

Failure to diagnose is a form of medical malpractice in which a doctor fails to take the proper steps to determine the nature of the patient's medical problem. 

What Do I Need to Show in Order to Prove My Doctor's Failure to Diagnose?

In order to sue your doctor for failure to diagnose, you must be able to show that he was negligent in failing to diagnose your problem and that his negligence caused you harm. To do this, you will have to prove both of the following:      

What Are Some of the Difficulties with Failure to Diagnose Cases?

Proving failure to diagnose can be very difficult for many reasons including:

Do I Need a Lawyer for my Failure to Diagnose Case?

Showing that a doctor negligently failed to diagnose your condition is difficult to prove. An experienced medical malpractice attorney can help you develop your case. A medical malpractice lawyer can also represent you in court.  

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Last Modified: 05-13-2014 10:57 AM PDT

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