My Doctor Failed to Diagnose Cancer. What Should I Do?

My Doctor Failed to Diagnose Cancer. What Should I Do?

Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 4-May-2018

The Effects of Delayed Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer is almost always detectable, even in the early stages. It is also quite common, and doctors are trained to spot it as soon as possible in order to preserve your longevity and health as much as possible. However, despite their extensive training and knowledge of its symptoms, doctors sometimes fail to diagnose cancer at all until the cancer is advanced or has already caused a great deal of unnecessary harm and loss, including (but not limited to):

  • Emotional distress
  • Reduced chance of cancer survival
  • Unnecessary surgery or other treatment
  • Advanced damage to vital organs, tissues, etc.
  • Hundreds of thousands of dollars in hospital bills
  • Reduced or eliminated ability to perform job-related tasks
  • Development of new or worse health problems
  • Depleted savings and retirement funds
  • Loss of inheritance for dependents
  • Loss of consortium/intimacy
  • Pain and suffering

There are many more ways you may be affected by a failure to diagnose cancer, or at least a failure to diagnose it in time. If it happens to you, you will need an experienced legal advocate on your side to hold your doctor accountable for their negligence and improve your chances of evading the harsh financial consequences of your doctor’s mistakes.

We Have Recovered Millions of Dollars for Our Clients

Our legal team at Golomb & Honik, P.C. has spent thousands of hours poring over medical malpractice laws and consistently does whatever it takes to achieve victory for our clients. Our firm was established in order to protect the rights of average citizens who have been harmed, taken advantage of, or lost their lives because of people who failed to behave responsibly, as is the case when doctors do not give a timely, accurate diagnosis.

If you or someone you love has received a belated cancer diagnosis and has suffered as a result of that delay, you know very well how devastating and costly such an error can be. We are here to help you recover the compensation you need to avoid taking an unfair financial hit because of a doctor’s negligent mistake. Don’t wait to get the help you need.

Contact us today to schedule your free case review, or call us at {F:P:Site:Phone} to speak to a Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyer right away.

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