Medical Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose — What are Your Rights?
Most people are surprised to learn that some of the most common reasons for filing a medical malpractice claim are failure to diagnose a disease and misdiagnosis of a disease. Both types of error can have serious and even deadly consequences.
New Jersey Man Awarded $10 Million for Lou Gehrig’s Disease Misdiagnosis
Eric Davenport sued a hospital for medical malpractice after being misdiagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. In reality, Davenport was suffering from spinal cord compression.