Category: Failure to Diagnose

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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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DVT Misdiagnosis: A Common Form of Medical Malpractice

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a serious medical condition that manifests in the formation of blood clots in the pelvis or legs. While blood clotting is an essential bodily function, it can be dangerous when a blood clot forms in the wrong place. When doctors fail to diagnose or misdiagnose DVT, a blood clot can […]

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Scientific Advancement may Help Predict Brain Health after Stroke

Scientists have developed a brain health index that combines comprehensive brain scan data to better assess brain health and predict cognitive function after stroke. This groundbreaking advancement may be used to identify risk factors for stroke and dementia, as well as to determine the level of brain atrophy after brain injury. The brain health index […]

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Affidavit of Merit for a New Jersey Medical Malpractice Claim

There are many steps involved in a medical malpractice lawsuit in New Jersey. One of the first and most important steps in the process of filing a medical malpractice claim is called the Affidavit of Merit. An Affidavit of Merit, also known as a Certification of Merit, is intended to demonstrate to the court that […]

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Our Law Firm Represents Victim of Amputation after Failure to Diagnose in NJ

The experienced medical malpractice attorneys at Fronzuto Law Group are currently representing a victim in New Jersey whose lower leg was amputated after her doctor failed to diagnose compartment syndrome, a dangerous condition that may occur after surgery. The victim in this case sought medical treatment after suffering a fall, causing pain in her right […]

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