Yes, a patient can sue if they have a misdiagnosed bone fracture. Often times misdiagnosis of a bone fractures can result in significant injury and complications to the patient. The longer a bone fracture goes without proper treatment the worse the injury can become.
The majority of bone fractures that get misdiagnosed could have been prevented if the emergency room physician made a proper diagnosis by interpreting the x-ray film correctly, determining if surgery was needed and/ or if the fracture needed to be casted.
If you or someone you know has a legal basis to file a lawsuit for the misdiagnosis of a bone fracture against a Michigan hospital, you should call our medical malpractice lawyers in Michigan at (800) 606-1717 so that we can fully investigate your medical malpractice case.