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Failure To Diagnose Cancer

Misdiagnosis and Delayed Diagnosis
Failure To Diagnose Cancer

Jacksonville Failure to Diagnose Cancer Attorney

Doctors, OB-GYNs and other medical experts in Florida can potentially commit medical malpractice by misdiagnosing or failing to diagnose various types of cancer. Here are a few possible examples of such negligence:

  • Misdiagnosing a malignant tumor as a benign one
  • Failing to order necessary treatment
  • Failing to perform required examinations
  • Misreading a mammogram, X-ray, CAT scan, biopsy or other tests
  • Ignoring a patient’s clear symptoms

If you or someone you love was injured due to a medical professional’s failure to do his or her clear duty, turn to the law firm of Cronin & Maxwell, PL. With more than 20 years of experience, our Jacksonville failure to diagnose cancer attorneys are here to investigate your case and advise you about your legal rights.

Holding Military Doctors And Hospitals Accountable

Military personnel and their families deserve the same level of medical care as any civilian. The Federal Tort Claims Act and Military Claims Act impose serious restrictions on a military member’s ability to file a medical malpractice claim against a military doctor or hospital. Our lawyers understand the challenges associated with military medical malpractice claims and know how to fight for the compensation that you deserve.

Common Types Of Cancer-Related Medical Malpractice

You may have the right to take legal action if you have evidence of a doctor’s:

  • Failure to diagnose breast cancer: Approximately one in nine U.S. women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and early detection is critical to their well-being.
  • Failure to diagnose prostate cancer: Because prostate cancer typically progresses slowly and without many symptoms, it is important that physicians be diligent about regular tests and evaluations. By the time serious symptoms appear, the cancer has often spread throughout the body.
  • Failure to diagnose lung cancer: Beyond smoking, lung cancer can be caused by environmental pollutants, exposure to toxins, asbestos, silica dust, radon gas and other hazardous substances. No matter how you developed it, your doctor needs to promptly recognize and treat it.

Other common types of cancer that doctors fail to diagnose or misdiagnose include colon cancer, melanoma, leukemia, pancreatic cancer and ovarian cancer.

Contact Our Cancer Misdiagnosis Attorneys Serving St. Johns County And Beyond | Call 904-388-9555

To discuss how our experienced lawyers maybe of assistance, ask for a free initial consultation. Simply contact Cronin & Maxwell, PL, at 904-388-9555 or by email. We handle all malpractice cases on a contingency fee basis and look forward to speaking with you.

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