Failure to Diagnose

Rhode Island and Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Lawyers

failure to diagnose MRIFailure to diagnose is a form of medical malpractice in which a doctor fails to take the proper steps to determine the nature of the patient's medical problem.

Each year in the United States, thousands of preventable illnesses spread and deaths occur because of a medical practitioner's failure to diagnose the condition.

Doctor negligence is defined as a physician's failure to exercise the level of skill, care, and prudence necessary to prevent patient injury.

Diseases that frequently result in a failure to diagnose include:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Heart Attack

If you or a loved one has suffered serious injury because of a doctor's failure to diagnose a condition or a delayed diagnosis, you need to ensure your rights are protected.

Questions relating to medical malpractice issues in RI or MA? Contact Brian Cunha & Associates today.