Medical Malpractice-Delay or Failure to Timely Diagnose Cancer and Other Diseases
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Delay or Failure to Timely Diagnose Cancer and Other Diseases
Every year, thousands are injured or die following medical malpractice in the form of a delay or failure to timely diagnose cancer and other diseases. There are myriad causes from time constrained doctor offices and ER rooms, to testing errors due to contamination, biopsy oversights, or even the overlooking of symptoms.
A false positive diagnosis might lead to unnecessary treatment such as chemotherapy or surgery, and a false negative might mean that a patient does not receive the timely treatment they would have had an error or oversight not occurred.
You Must Prove
To process a claim against a delayed or failed diagnosis, you must prove to a judge both that there was an error that affected the doctor’s judgment of your condition and that it adversely affected you in some way.
Negative impacts of delayed or failed diagnosis could include:
Decreased chance of survival
and other personal problems
Medical Malpractice is a Complicated Part of the Law
Medical malpractice is a complicated part of the law, and experience in the field is crucial. For a free consultation about your claim, call Kravitz Law Group today. Our experienced attorneys will advise you of your rights, and what actions need to be taken to preserve and secure evidence that will help prove your case.