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New York City Failure to Diagnose Cancer Lawyer
Our ability to effectively fight cancer has improved dramatically over the past couple of decades. As a result, many forms of cancer once thought untreatable are now being treated with significant success. Critical to the successful treatment of cancer is its early detection. For some patients, the early detection of cancer may mean the difference between life and death. For other patients, a timely detection of cancer may help to avoid severe complications that can be life-altering.
Our firm is devoted exclusively to the representation of injured plaintiffs, and we have a medical malpractice department that has been specifically created to handle this challenging and ever-changing field of law. We keep abreast of changes to the law and have access to top medical experts who are critical to the successful prosecution of medical malpractice claims centered on the failure to timely diagnose and treat cancer.
We offer highly skilled trial lawyers who vigorously pursue full compensation for each client we serve. As a result of our experience, skill, resources and commitment, we have obtained numerous multimillion-dollar recoveries for clients who have been injured or who have lost a loved one resulting from medical negligence.
Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawyers
Breast cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer-related death among women in the United States. In fact, a recent report by the CDC found that more than 40,000 women in the United States died from breast cancer in 2007. More than 200,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer that same year.
Despite the high prevalence of breast cancer in the United States, many medical professionals still make significant errors in its diagnosis and timely treatment. In fact, failure to timely diagnose breast cancer is one of the most common types of medical malpractice claims.
At Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C., we are committed to helping women who have suffered medical complications arising from a failure to diagnose misdiagnosis breast cancer. We also represent family members who have lost a loved one as a result of the delayed diagnosis of breast cancer. Our experienced medical malpractice attorneys can carefully review the facts of your case to determine if these or other medical errors may have contributed to a failure to timely diagnose breast cancer:
- Failure to perform a mammogram
- Failure to order an ultrasound
- Failure to order a biopsy
- Failure to properly consider a family history of breast cancer
- Misread mammogram, ultrasound or biopsy
- Failure to refer to a breast surgeon
- Failure to properly perform a biopsy procedure
- Failure to follow up with a patient
We represent clients throughout New York and New Jersey. If you need to speak with a medical malpractice lawyer at our firm, we are pleased to offer a free consultation. We have offices in New York City, Garden City, Cutchogue and Hackensack, New Jersey.
As one of New York’s premier personal injury firms, we have the ability to handle complex medical malpractice claims, which often requires significant resources to fully investigate and qualified medical experts to effectively substantiate such claims. As a result of our skill and experience, we have successfully obtained numerous multimillion-dollar recoveries on behalf of clients injured as a result of medical negligence, including other failed diagnosis of other types of cancer.
Colon Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawyer in New York
A failure to timely diagnose colon cancer can lead to serious medical complications and death. When doctors are screening patients for colon cancer, there are specific tests they should perform and specific protocols they are expected to follow. When doctors fail to do so and a patient suffers serious medical complications or death, the injured person or family may be able to obtain compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit.
If you or a loved one has suffered injury resulting from a doctor’s failure to timely diagnose colon cancer, or any other type of cancer contact Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C. Our experienced medical malpractice attorneys can review the facts of your case and help you determine if you have a basis to pursue legal action. We represent clients throughout New York and New Jersey in medical malpractice claims.
Testing for Colon Cancer
The early detection of colon cancer is critical to its effective treatment. Tests such as a colonoscopy and barium enema X-ray are commonly used by the medical professionals to detect colon cancer. Common errors that prevent early detection of colon cancer include:
- Failure to recognize symptoms commonly associated with colon cancer
- Failure by doctors to order or perform necessary tests
- Failure to properly interpret results from a colonoscopy or X-ray
- Failure to react promptly to abnormal results
- Failure to follow up with a patient
- Failure to remove polyps identified in a colonoscopy
- Failure to investigate rectal bleeding
- Failure to investigate the cause of anemia
- Failure to properly consider a patient’s family history of cancer
If you feel these or other errors contributed to a delayed diagnosis of colon cancer that has impacted your health or the health of a loved one, contact one of our experienced medical malpractice lawyers for help.
Failure to Diagnose Prostate Cancer Lawyer in New York
Cancer misdiagnosis happens all too frequently throughout New York and New Jersey. If a physician fails to order the necessary medical tests or fails to follow up appropriately after an examination, early detection of cancer may not be possible. If your doctor has failed to properly diagnose cancer, the lawyers at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C. will advocate for you.
Contact us about Failure to Diagnose Cancer
If you need to speak with one of our experienced New York or New Jersey medical malpractice lawyers, we are pleased to offer a free consultation.