Q: A doctor totally misdiagnosed me. Can I sue him (or the hospital) for the expenses I incurred out of pocket due to that?
A: Usually in a misdiagnosis you either had unnecessary (it turns out) lab work or studies. Generally you can only sue if there was no basis for the diagnosis--which is a difficult standard. If nothing bad happened to you personally other than expenses not sure any attorney would take it. To make sure though why not consult a member of the New Mex. Trial Lawyers Assn & Fndn--they give free consultations.
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