When it comes to a misdiagnosis or a failure to diagnose a medical condition, some are more serious than others. One of the most serious medical conditions that a doctor can fail to diagnose is a heart attack. A failure to diagnose a medical condition can lead to tragic consequences, depending on the condition. Other medical conditions that are missed can result in minor or serious injuries.If you have been the victim of a failure to diagnose a medical condition that has resulted in serious injuries, you may be eligible to file a medical malpractice claim.Here is a list of some of the most common type of medical conditions that a doctor may fail to diagnose:
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD);
- Chronic lower respiratory diseases;
- Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD);
- Breast cancer;
- Glaucoma; and
In many of these medical conditions, a failure to diagnose can lead to further complications. If you have been injured because of a failure to diagnose, you may be entitled to receive compensation for damages you have incurred as a result of your injuries.Contact a Chicago medical malpractice attorney who can help determine if you have a medical malpractice claim.Contacting a Chicago Medical Malpractice AttorneyAt the Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C, our Chicago medical malpractice attorneys will examine all aspects of your claim, determine liability, and aggressively pursue the full amount of compensation due to you or your loved one for any injuries or loss of life due to medical malpractice. Contact us today for a free case evaluation – 312-263-1080.