Even doctors can make mistakes sometimes. But, as you can imagine, these mistakes could have costly consequences. One big example of this is a diagnostic error. When a doctor incorrectly diagnoses a condition or fails to spot the signs to… Read More
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Medical malpractice incidents happen in a variety of ways and can lead to critical injuries and even wrongful death. For example, if your doctor doesn’t diagnose your condition in time to treat it, that could be considered an act of… Read More
If you have heard of medical malpractice cases involving diagnostic errors, then you likely know about the dangers of misdiagnosis or missed diagnosis. But the pendulum can also swing to the opposite extreme in what would be called an overdiagnosis.
Diagnostic errors are more common than most people realize. In terms of patient safety, they present significant health risks which can often result in injury, or sometimes even death. Doctors have to be thorough with every patient; otherwise, they could… Read More