Yes, you can sue a hospital for misdiagnosing a bowel obstruction in your baby if they suffer serious injuries as a result. Doctors should be properly trained to be able to identify bowel obstructions in newborns so they can take preventable measures to ensure no harm comes to the baby. However, sometimes bowel obstructions show symptoms for other illnesses; therefore it is extremely important that a proper workup is performed to avoid misdiagnosis.
However, when a newborn suffers serious injury due to a misdiagnosed bowel obstruction, it can give rise to a medical malpractice lawsuit. These lawsuits seek compensation for the injury to the child and parents caused by this medical mistake. These cases can result in substantial settlements against the negligent doctor or hospital.
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If you suspect that your child been the victim of medical malpractice from the hospital’s misdiagnosis of a bowel obstruction, you should contact our top rated law firm office immediately to discuss your case. There are strict time limitations for filing medical malpractice cases in Michigan and if you wait too long, your case may be barred forever. Call us now at (800) 606-1717 or simply fill out the Get Help Now box to the right of this page and “Click to Submit.” Our experienced attorneys will get back to you shortly.