SPBMCC Partner Elizabeth Montesano Obtains $850,000 Settlement in Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnosis

On February 7, 2022, SPBMCC Partner Elizabeth Montesano successfully obtained an $850,000 settlement on behalf of a breast cancer patient who received a delayed diagnosis of Stage 1C aggressive breast cancer.    60-Year-Old Medical Professional Suffers Delayed Diagnosis    The plaintiff, a 60-year-old woman who is a medical professional herself, suffered a one-year delay in…

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What Do I Do If My Breast Cancer Was Misdiagnosed?

scale of justice on top of medical malpractice forms with delayed diagnosis

This Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting the dangers of misread mammograms that lead to misdiagnoses or delayed diagnoses every year. Medical mistakes that lead to delayed cancer treatment put patients at risk for worsening symptoms, harsher medical treatment, and a higher rate of death, all of which could be prevented with a timely and accurate…

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NYC Sees Deadliest February of Car Crashes in 14 Years

New data from Transportation Alternatives shows a spike in red-light running in New York City, consistent with the rise of car accident-related deaths reported in February 2022. Below, the car accident lawyers at SPBMCC detail what may be causing this spike in fatal NYC accidents as well as what you can do as a car…

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