Personal Injury Law
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Suits for negligent infliction of emotional distress have been allowed by the courts where a physician has misdiagnosed an illness and the patient suffers emotional distress to the point where he/she requires medical and/or psychological intervention.
Based on your state facts, you may well have a claim against the physician or the lab on the above-described tort, as well as for general malpractice.
Contact a personal injury attorney in your jurisdiction.