In a wrong diagnosis lawsuit, you must prove the wrongful action or inaction of a medical professional. If the doctor had acted reasonably in evaluating your condition, ordered reasonable medical tests, and otherwise acted within the standard of care expected of other professionals, you will not have a valid suit.
But if the doctor did not perform a full evaluation and do his or her due diligence in assessing your condition – such as not ordering tests other reasonable professionals would have ordered under similar circumstances – then you may have a valid suit alleging medical malpractice.
Medical records and all relevant medical correspondence are required to show:
Anything related to the diagnosis and treatment is needed to prove negligence.
Other important points regarding medical malpractice claims under Ohio law include:
The damages recoverable in malpractice cases are vast and varied. That’s why you should talk to a lawyer to see what you will be eligible to recoup and also to determine if you have a viable medical malpractice case.
If you do have a case, your compensation could include:
Contact the Cleveland offices of Ryan, LLP to schedule your consultation with a lawyer so you can discuss your wrong diagnosis and whether it qualifies as a medical malpractice claim: 877-864-9495.