Category Archives for "Medical misdiagnosis"
Misdiagnosis is a common form of medical malpractice. In fact, almost 20 percent of patients say they have received a misdiagnosis at some point in their lives. Misdiagnoses can take a variety of forms, including misinterpreted lab results, a doctor’s failure to prescribe the correct treatment, a doctor treating a patient for the wrong illness, […]Continue reading
According to multiple studies, women are far more likely than men to be misdiagnosed by doctors says Medical Malpractice Lawyer Jonathan C Reiter. Women are 50 percent more likely to be misdiagnosed when they’re having a heart attack. When it comes to strokes, women are 33 percent more likely than men to be misdiagnosed. When […]Continue reading
Talk to a New York City medical malpractice lawyer about your options. Cervical cancer can usually be successfully treated if it’s detected at an early stage. However, once it progresses beyond the cervix and uterus, the likelihood of a cure goes down substantially. When doctors fail to conduct adequate screenings, or when they mistake cervical […]Continue reading
Cancer is a leading cause of death in every country in the world. As devastating as a cancer diagnosis can be, experiencing a delay in treatment due to a cancer misdiagnosis makes things worse. In some cases, the symptoms of certain types of cancers mimic those of other diseases. If doctors aren’t diligent or don’t […]Continue reading