Yes. Some of the most common medical malpractice cases involve a failure to diagnose cancer and other serious illnesses. Further, a malpractice claim can be based on a doctor’s failure to take an adequate history, monitor a patient’s progress, failure to prescribe appropriate medicine, and many different acts which can occur in the course of a patient’s treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other healthcare provider breaches his or her duty to a patient to perform treatment with the skill required of members of the healthcare provider’s profession. Medical malpractice cases are frequently referred to as medical negligence cases. [...]