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Missed or delayed diagnosis

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Missed or delayed diagnoses are common grounds for medical malpractice claims. These claims can occur if a doctor has failed or been late in identifying and diagnosing an injury, condition, or disease. A failure to properly identify or diagnose can result in serious and permanent impairment, illness or even death.

However, a failure to diagnose or a delayed diagnosis does not establish a successful medical malpractice claim. If the outcome would have occurred even if the diagnosis wasn’t delayed or missed, you will not have a successful medical malpractice claim. In order to establish a successful medical malpractice claim for failure to diagnose or delayed diagnosis, you must establish both of the following:

  • That the doctor or treatment provider breached the standard of care owed to the patient; and
  • That the breach in the standard of care is the cause of the patient’s injuries

At Law Fifty One, we care about your well-being and ensuring that you or your loved one get the best representation possible during these difficult times. We will work closely with doctors, treatment providers, and therapists to ensure that you or your loved one receive the best treatment possible while looking after your claim. Our mission is to ensure that you or your loved one can concentrate on recovering without having to deal with the daily stress of a medical malpractice claim. At Law Fifty One we are here to help you every step of the way.


Call Law Fifty One now at: 403-457-6727 today for a free consultation and for more information on how to get your medical negligence claim started. Alternatively you can send us a quick message with your query