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Misdiagnosis-Related Medical Malpractice Claims

When a doctor or other health care professional fails to make an accurate and timely diagnosis of a disease or other health problem, and a patient suffers some kind harm as a result -- deteriorating health because a condition went untreated, for example -- that could be the basis for a viable medical malpractice case. In this section, we'll look at a number of treatment scenarios that could give rise to a misdiagnosis-related medical malpractice claim.