A lawsuit filed in Detroit, Michigan puts that patient-doctor trust in the spotlight. A Detroit area doctor and hospital are being sued because Dr. Yassar Awaad allegedly misdiagnosed hundreds of children with neurological disorders such as epilepsy. The lawsuit, which names both Dr. Awaad as well as Oakwood Hospital, claims Dr. Awaad even went so far as to perform unnecessary procedures on the misdiagnosed children, such as implanting seizure controlling devices in the brains of numerous young patients. All of this being done for the doctor's own financial gain.
As Kansas and Missouri Medical Malpractice Attorneys at Roswold Law Group we see cases like this far more than we should. Protect yourself and your children by doing your homework when searching for the right doctor or pediatrician. Unfortunately this isn't always good enough, as this case proves. If you can, always get a second opinion, especially when a diagnosis shows a serious health risk to you or your child.
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If you or a loved one has been the victim of serious injury due to misdiagnosis or medical malpractice in Kansas or Missouri, contact the experienced Kansas City Personal Injury Attorneys of Roswold Law Group who specialize in medical malpractice cases for a free consultation. If you have a case we will let you know.