Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Brooklyn and Cases of Misdiagnoses

A 2014 study says that, “At least one in 20 U.S. adults, or 12 million people yearly, may be misdiagnosed when they go to see their doctors”. In addition, researchers have estimated that approximately half of these cases can potentially lead to serious harm, such as when doctors fail to follow up on “red flags.” The study made use of information from a sample of doctors’ clinic visits and looked through hundreds of medical records to determine whether patients were misdiagnosed.


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