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Three Questions to Consider If Your Physician Failed to Diagnose in Idaho

Medical malpractice is an all too common occurrence. Patients look to their health care providers to protect their health and well-being. Sometimes, however, a medical provider fails to make a proper diagnosis of a disease or injury. When this trust is broken, the result can be devastating. Patients who are victims of medical malpractice may face the stress of dealing with mounting medical expenses, physical injuries, emotional suffering, and long term or permanent disabilities. Fortunately, you may have the right to pursue a medical malpractice claim against your Idaho health care provider.

Health care professionals owe their patients a duty to provide customary and acceptable medical treatment. This includes an obligation to make proper and timely diagnoses. If you were injured as a result of a doctor’s failure to make a diagnosis, you may have a medical malpractice claim. Consider the following questions carefully:

  1. Did your health care provider fail to diagnose a serious disease?
  2. Did your health care provider take too long to make a diagnosis?
  3. Did your health care provider’s failure to diagnose quickly decease your chances for survival?

 

If the answer to any of these questions is “yes”, you may have potential for a medical malpractice claim in Boise. A failure to make a diagnosis could cost you valuable time in treating the true cause of your ailments. It could also cause harm if treatments are administered for unrelated medical issues. An experienced medical malpractice attorney can help you gather the evidence that is necessary for supporting your claim.

Fortunately, you may have the right to recover compensation for many of your expenses relating to this failure. To learn more about protecting your rights after a doctor fails to make a proper diagnosis, contact an experienced Boise medical malpractice attorney. Call our firm at 888-716-8021 today to schedule your free consultation.


Alan Morton
Advocate for Justice/Trial Lawyer