Valid Medical Malpractice ClaimsThe following medical practice claims can hold up in court:
- Misdiagnosis – Failing to diagnose a medical ailment or failure to diagnose it incorrectly is the most common mistake a doctor can make. These often lead to devastating consequences or debilitating injuries.
- Surgical Mistakes – Common mistakes include leaving sponges, gauze, or surgical equipment inside a patient before sewing up the surgical site or performing surgery on a patient who doesn’t need one.
- Medication Mistakes – This includes prescribing incorrect doses and medications and disclosing incorrect methods of administration. Additionally, doctors who prescribe drugs that have to possibility to harmfully interact with medicine the patient is currently taking also is grounds for medical malpractice.