Category: Failure to Diagnose

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Your Rights Amidst Cauda Equina Syndrome Negligence in New Jersey

Experienced NJ Cauda Equina Syndrome Malpractice Attorneys Representing Victims and Families Cauda equina syndrome is a potentially paralyzing condition that can lead to life-long treatment. When the nerve endings at the base of the spine become impacted, an individual may experience bowel or bladder problems and numbness. And the longer the condition remains untreated, the […]

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Malpractice in Optometry and Ophthalmology: What Happens when Eye Treatment Goes Wrong

New Jersey Ophthalmologist Malpractice Attorneys Discuss What Provides Grounds for Medical Negligence Claims Against Eye Doctors Your eyes are how you access the world and understand it. They are crucial to physical, mental, and emotional health. As a result, when your eye doctor is part of your healthcare team, you trust that your eye care […]

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Medical Errors and Claims for Necrotizing Fasciitis in New Jersey

Necrotizing fasciitis, the flesh-eating disease, is a rare bacterial infection that can lead to serious health issues. Necrosis is the death of organ or tissue cells due to several causes, so necrotizing is the dying of cells in organs or tissue. Fascia is the tissue that surrounds muscles, bones, vessels, and organs and holds them […]

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Medical Professionals Fail to Act on Incidental Findings, A Main Source of Malpractice Claims

Undiagnosed, Undisclosed, and Mishandled Incidental Findings Often Result in NJ Medical Malpractice Suits Incidental findings in medicine are extra discoveries in tests, some indicating conditions other than the reason for a test. For instance, when you go to your doctor for coughing, fatigue, and tightness in your chest, your doctor may order a chest CT […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Malpractice: How can Negligence Occur Among Patients with Dementia?

New Jersey Malpractice Attorneys Explore Misdiagnosis and Other Forms of Negligence Among Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease Under the umbrella term, dementia, is Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia is a general term for any number of conditions that lead to memory loss, cognitive deficiencies, and social abilities decline. People with dementia may show signs early by forgetting common words […]

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Pericardial Effusion: Risks of Delayed and Misdiagnosis when Fluid Collects around the Heart

Pericardial Effusion occurs when there is collection of excess fluid around the heart. A delay or failure to diagnose this dangerous heart condition can be deadly. We often say our hearts are full when we express joy or love. The heart is a symbol of that throbbing organ that holds all the love, sorrow, joy, […]

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Failure to Diagnose, Delayed Diagnosis, & Misdiagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Diagnostic & Treatment Errors As counterintuitive as it may seem, your central nervous system (CNS), composed of the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves, can be attacked by your own body. This can, and often does, occur when the immune system behaves abnormally due to certain health conditions, such as multiple sclerosis […]

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