Connecticut Medical Malpractice: 74% Of Injuries Are In 3 Categories
A recent study from Johns Hopkins University revealed that nearly three-fourths of all delayed diagnosis medical malpractice claims are from three categories: infections, cancer, and vascular events. The study analyzed medical records from over 400,000 claims at over 400 healthcare facilities over a ten year period. This sample group comprises 30% of all medical malpractice claims.
The medical malpractice claims in this study were:
- 37.8% cancer
- 22.8% vascular events
- 13.5% infection
- 25.9% other events
Missed or delayed diagnosis is often a reason for a patient’s life-changing diagnosis, permanent injury, and even death. In Connecticut medical malpractice, your attorney is tasked with proving that there was a deviation from the standard of care in treating you or your loved one. If you believe this occurred, contact our firm immediately. Our medical malpractice team is experienced in handling cases like this.