Minnesota Court of Appeals Rules on Dickhoff Case

Dickhoff Reid Liam Jocelyn 350x captionA medical-malpractice claim based on a physician’s failure to diagnose cancer is not barred as a mere “loss of chance” (or reduced-chance) claim when the misdiagnosis resulted in a delay in treatment that makes it more likely than not that the patient will not survive the cancer.

Read the Star Tribune article: Will false diagnosis cost Minnesota girl her life?

Read the Minnesota Court of Appeals decision.