Category: Medical Misdiagnosis

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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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New Study Reveals Implications of Diagnostic Errors and Misdiagnosis Among Americans

A Recent Study by Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine Revealed that Almost 800,000 Individuals in the U.S. Experience Permanent Disabilities or Death due to Improper Diagnosis on an Annual Basis. According to a recent Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Diagnostic Excellence study, roughly 795,000 Americans suffer permanent disability or death due to misdiagnoses, citing a misdiagnosis rate […]

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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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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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The Damaging Effects of Misdiagnosed & Negligently Treated Inflammatory Conditions

Inflammation is the body’s way of defending itself against harmful intruders, such as viruses. This is a normal bodily function, and yet inflammation can also be detrimental when the body’s mechanisms fail to work properly, particularly when inflammation goes into overdrive over a perceived threat. That is when inflammation can cause diseases and disorders, making […]

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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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Top 3 Misdiagnosed Conditions Cause the Most Misdiagnosis-Related Harm

Recent research investigating medical misdiagnosis discovered that three main categories of conditions account for the majority of serious harm caused by delayed or inaccurate diagnosis. And there’s more. When it comes to misdiagnosis and medical malpractice, estimates suggest that between 40,000 and 80,000 patients die as a result of misdiagnosis in U.S. hospitals every year. […]

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