Failure to diagnose a serious disease or condition is another common ground for medical malpractice lawsuits. Immediate treatment of a heart attack or stroke is often critical for survival. Early detection and prompt action are crucial to treating cancer and other potentially deadly, debilitating diseases. Misdiagnosis, missed diagnosis, failure to perform the right diagnostic tests, misinterpretation of test results, wrong therapy, failure to act on abnormal results, emergency room negligence or laboratory errors can result in an unnecessarily worsened medical condition, or even be a fatal mistake.
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