If your doctor didn’t meet the standards set for your condition when treating you, and your condition takes a turn for the worse, you may have a basis for a case. Malpractice cases don’t just come from misdiagnosis and improper treatment. An experienced Brooklyn medical malpractice lawyer would be able to tell you that equipment failure and malfunction account for 70% of medical errors during surgical procedures.
Furthermore, between 12 to 18 % of malpractice cases are based on faulty equipment and technological failures. This also includes faulty diagnostic equipment, which can contribute to a misdiagnosis.