My Doctor Misread My Medical Test – Can I Sue in New Jersey?

Many medical malpractice lawsuits arise from a medical professional’s mistake in reading or interpreting the results of medical tests. While it is true that everyone makes mistakes, in these cases, the mistake can be life-threatening. When a doctor or other medical professional makes a mistake in reading or interpreting a medical test, it could delay life-saving treatment. If your doctor has misread your test results, a medical malpractice attorney can help determine if the action was, in fact, medical malpractice. How Can You Prove Medical Malpractice from Misread Test Results? Not every mistake in diagnosing an illness is grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. There are certain elements that must be proven in order to win. You must prove: there was a doctor-patient relationship the doctor did not conform to the standard of a reasonably skilled and competent professional (the doctor was negligent) the doctor’s negligence caused your injury How Do You Prove the…

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