Tampa Medical Malpractice Attorney Discusses An ER Doctor Giving an Incorrect Diagnosis for a Broken Leg

Tampa Medical Malpractice Attorney Discusses An ER Doctor Giving an Incorrect Diagnosis for a Broken Leg

Tampa Medical Malpractice Attorney Discusses An ER Doctor Giving an Incorrect Diagnosis for a Broken Leg

shutterstock_211060255I’ve often been asked the question as Tampa Medical Malpractice Attorney as to whether or not, when a fracture is not diagnosed in the emergency room, if there’s a valuable claim? A fracture by definition requires that the body begin the healing process in order to be discoverable, so unless there is a fracture line where calcium has begun to lay down a study can be performed and not reveal the actual fracture.  Some fractures when the bones are not touching are obvious because there’s a deformity that can  be seen with the naked eye.

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This informational blog post was provided by Betsey Herd, an experienced Tampa FL Medical Malpractice Attorney.