Q: What is the standard of care for a failure to diagnose a disease in NJ? I think my mom might have a strong case.
A: In general the standard of care for physicians is determined by. what members of the same profession would do in a similar situation within the same geographic area. That being said much more information would be needed to tell you whether you have a strong case and even if you have a strong case it is not just the case but the damages she suffered as a result of the lack of due care. I suggest you setup a consultation with a lawyer to determine whether you truly have a strong case. Lastly remember you do have statute of limitations in regards to how long you have to sue, so don't sit and think about this and see a lawyer immediately.
A: I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. Whether the standard of care was violated depends on the specific facts of the case. You should immediately consult an experienced lawyer who accepts medical malpractice cases for a free consultation. You can find one of us on Justia. Remember, your mom has a limited time to take legal action. Good luck.
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