Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer
Medical Malpractice Lawyers in New York
Cancer is one of the most tragic diseases, often causing long-term challenges
for an individual and their supportive family. While it will depend on
the severity, the sooner breast cancer is diagnosed, the more successful
treatment typically is. Sadly, more than 12% of cancer cases are initially
misdiagnosed according to statistics. This means that many once treatable
cancers can develop into more difficult or terminal cancers due to
If you or a loved one have suffered a failure to diagnose breast cancer
due to a doctor’s negligence, we encourage you to reach out for
help today. The New York medical malpractice lawyers at Flanzig &
Flanzig, LLP are just a phone call away. We proudly accept cases throughout
New York's five boroughs and all areas in Suffolk and Nassau Counties.
Contact us now at 888-290-5994 to setup a consultation with our caring team.
The Dangers of Failing to Diagnose Cancer
When a cancer diagnose is delayed, it can lead to increased medical bills,
disfigurement due to late treatment, additional health complications,
and even wrongful death.
Failure to initially diagnose cancer can be caused by:
- Lack of proper diagnostic testing when required
- Misinterpretation of test results
- Incorrectly performed procedure
- Failure to recognize a tumor
- Defective testing equipment or technology
- Misread X-rays due to negligence
A medical professional is expected to exercise a certain level of patient
care. If their failure to diagnose breast cancer violated their responsibilities
to a patient, they could be held liable for related damages. Determining
this liability can be difficult, as it must be proven that the medical
professional failed to provide reasonable and expected care. Our team
can work with you to develop a strong claim that demonstrates negligence
on the part of your doctor or physician.
Reliable Help Just a Phone Call Away
Don’t suffer due to a medical professional’s failure to provide
proper care. Our medical malpractice lawyers in New York have helped countless
individuals recover compensation and justice in their cases and would
be honored to help you do the same.
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