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What Is Considered a Delayed Diagnosis?
A delayed diagnosis is a medical diagnosis made later than it should have been, based on the standard of care expected for a particular medical condition. It generally refers to a situation where the healthcare provider did not diagnose promptly, causing a delay in treatment and potentially affecting the outcome of the patient’s condition. While…
SPBMCC Partner Eleni Coffinas Obtains $3 Million in Delayed Diagnosis Case
On Nov. 10, 2022, SPBMCC Partner Eleni Coffinas successfully obtained a $3 million settlement on behalf of a 66-year-old man who received a delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer. 66-Year-Old Man Suffers Delayed Diagnosis A 66-year-old married man with two adult children presented to an urgent care facility in July 2017, where he received a blood…
What Do I Do If My Breast Cancer Was Misdiagnosed?
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…