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Holding negligent physicians accountable for failure to diagnose

Last week's post here on our Ann Arbor medical malpractice law blog about a case of failure to diagnose cancer may have spurred some questions among our readers. After all, misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose can be a challenging claim for victims to prove. As painful as their losses often are -- perhaps even fatal -- it's naturally more difficult to prove such claims that it often is in, say, a case of a botched surgery or a medication error.

Victim losing speech due to doctor's failure to diagnose cancer

There is a tragic fact underlying many misdiagnosis cases here in Ann Arbor and across the United States. That is that some victims do not live long enough to hold a negligent physician accountable for failing to live up to the standards of the profession. However, a victim in one recent case is working with her legal counsel to try to tell her side of the story while she still can.

Common types of medical malpractice in Michigan

Michigan residents often rely on medical professionals to help keep them healthy. This is especially true as cold and flu season approaches. However, all too often, doctors, nurses and even hospitals make mistakes that put people's lives at risk.

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