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Malpractice Alert - Misdiagnoses are a Major Problem

Posted on May 08, 2013

Our firm published an article discussing the surprising prevalence of medical misdiagnosis. A recent study found that many of these medical misdiagnoses involved common diseases like pneumonia and urinary tract infections. Even more shocking is that 87 percent of the missed diagnoses had the potential for “considerable to severe harm” including “inevitable death. To learn more, read the story here...

Medical Misdiagnosis More Common than You Think

Richard N. Shapiro
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Lawyer Serving Va Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake & all of Virginia
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