Suing a Doctor for Missing Cancer? Yes It’s Possible
The word ‘cancer’ strikes fear into the hearts of all that hear it. Cancer is one of the top killers of women and men of all ages, and it is thought to be in part caused by lifestyle factors as well as exposure to mutagens and carcinogens in our food and environment. Diagnosis cancer in a timely manner can help you take the necessary steps such as chemotherapy and radiation which can then save your life. Delaying diagnosing cancer, on the other hand, can cause it to grow and metastasize in a few short months, taking your life or the life of a loved one.
Were you diagnosed late with cancer, and are now living with the complications? Delayed diagnosis is under medical malpractice, and it may be possible to sue a doctor and the hospital when it comes to your cancer, helping you recover money damages that will go a long way in making sure you get appropriate treatment. We’ve helped thousands of injured individuals for over 70 years, and we’d love to get you the justice and compensation you deserve after a delayed cancer diagnosis lawsuit. Please call us NOW at (773) 673-9861 for your 100% FREE and no-commitment consultation into your legal options for compensation.
Here are some instances that can lead to delayed cancer diagnosis:
- A biopsy missing a cancerous lesion
- Failure to order extensive cancer testing
- The improper handling of tissue specimens
- A doctor stating that a mass is non-cancerous when it is malignant
- Ignoring a patient’s valid health concerns by a doctor
- Failure to screen individuals at risk for cancer
Delayed Cancer Diagnosis Lawsuits
It is important to understand that preventative medicine is the best way to ensure that patients live a healthy, cancer-free life. Regular screenings will give rise to early detection and appropriate treatment before cancer starts to spread. In addition, physicians and medical centers are legally bound to you by a duty of care they must adhere to in order to keep you reasonably safe from any health risks failure to which they can be termed as having been negligent, making it possible for you to file a delayed diagnosis for cancer lawsuit.
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Delayed cancer diagnosis can complicate your life in a number of ways. You may be subject to unnecessary treatments which can deplete your financial resources, time off work leading to lost wages, put a strain on family and social relationships, and leaving you with permanent health complications such as the removal of key organs or tissue in order to stop the cancer from spreading further. These are all compensable damages when it comes to medical malpractice, and we would love to help you get the justice and compensation you are owed due to your delayed diagnosis for cancer lawsuit. Please give us a call TODAY at (773) 673-9861 and speak with us at NO COST to you to know more about the next steps to take. We look forward to hearing from you.