With any serious illness or medical condition, time is crucial. The sooner a correct diagnosis can be made, the sooner a course of treatment can be designed. If your doctor did not order the proper diagnostic tests or missed a suspicious finding, the delay could quite literally cost you your life. Schedule a free consultation with an experienced New York lawyer at our firm.
Failure to diagnose cancer can result in a worsening condition and lower rate of survival. The medical professional who missed or delayed your diagnosis needs to be held responsible for his or her negligence. We encourage you to contact our firm as soon as possible to discuss your specific situation. Schedule a consultation with our Staten Island attorneys for failure to diagnose cancer medical malpractice cases.
Brooklyn Medical Malpractice Attorney
We look to doctors and nurses to listen to our concerns and properly diagnose our condition. There are a host of tests including blood tests, CAT scans, MRI or PET scans that can be used to gain a clear understanding of what is wrong. Unfortunately, numerous errors can lead to a worsened condition, including:
- Delayed diagnosis of cancer
- Failure to properly read a mammogram
- Failure to properly read diagnostic tests
- Failure to respond to a patient's concerns
- Failure to order appropriate diagnostic tests
In every case, our attorneys will prepare a thorough case strategy. Our attention to detail and our depth of legal knowledge allow us to effectively represent our clients whether we are negotiating with the medical malpractice insurance carrier or fighting on your behalf in court. If malpractice has caused you to lose a loved one to cancer, we can explore the possibility of filing a wrongful death claim to ensure that the surviving family members have a financially stable future.
If you have questions regarding medical malpractice or any of our related practice areas, we encourage you to schedule a consultation at Ameduri Galante & Friscia to discuss the matter in greater detail. Call us at 347-682-2351 or contact us online.