Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer
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A cancer diagnosis was once a death sentence. That is no longer the case for many forms of the disease. Advancements in detection and treatment have improved the prognosis and extended the life expectancy of millions of cancer patients.
Prompt and proper diagnosis of the disease is the key to a successful outcome. Unfortunately, failures to diagnose cancer, misdiagnosis, and delays in diagnosis are among the most common forms of medical malpractice that we see at Clark and Associates.
Symptoms of cancer include headaches, dizziness, soreness, swollen lymph nodes, or pain. Because the symptoms can be general, many cancer victims are not properly diagnosed until it is too late. In most cases, a delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis of cancer results from a failure to order enough studies or testing. At Clark & Associates, we are experienced in the complexities of cancer diagnosis and will help you investigate your case or claim in the event of a delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis.
Delayed Diagnosis, Misdiagnosis, and Late Stage Cancers
Some types of cancer can be difficult to detect. But in many cases, there are symptoms and signs that indicate the need for further testing. Failure to discover a cancer and delayed diagnosis have the same result: a patient is not given enough time to treat the disease and is often given a diagnosis in a late-stage where treatment becomes more complicated or impossible. Our firm will collect all medical documentation to thoroughly investigate your case. We will review your medical history, consult with experts, and evaluate the treatment and testing administered in your case. In the event that misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis has affected your future ability to get treated, we will aggressively pursue your case for compensation.
We are experienced in malpractice and negligence cases involving:
- Failure to diagnose
- Misread mammograms
- Breast cancer
- Cervical cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Lung cancer
- Brain cancer
- Skin cancer
- Wrongful death
Advocacy Focused on Your Rights and Your Recovery
When you’re not diagnosed correctly the first time, you may be missing out on life-saving treatment. After your diagnosis, you and your family may face the difficulty of recovering medical expenses, compensating for lost wages, or worrying about your future care needs. In severe cases, you may now face the impending death of a loved one. Talk with us to find out what your legal options are, and we will address your immediate and future needs. You can trust that we will remain available to answer any questions or concerns you have as your case progresses.
While we research your case and gather expert witness statements, you won’t pay any fees until we’ve won your case for you; this way you can focus on what’s important now – feeling better or caring for your loved ones – instead of the added stress of a lengthy legal process and fees.
Contact us today by phone or email; send us as many details as possible, including the facts of your case.
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