Misdiagnosis Of Cancer

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Handling Complex Misdiagnosis Of Cancer Claims

A doctor's failure to diagnose cancer can have disastrous consequences. The longer the cancer is undiagnosed, the lower the patient's probability of survival. Even if a doctor realizes their negligence and diagnoses the condition, the cancer may have already reached a stage that requires aggressive treatments such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy that would have otherwise been avoided. Highly treatable cancers that remain undiagnosed can develop into a terminal stage, causing undue pain and suffering, and even death.

Barrett Law Firm, P.C., is a leading medical malpractice law firm in Rockford, Illinois, representing individuals and families affected by the misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis of cancer. Commonly undiagnosed types of cancer include:

Our medical negligence lawyers will thoroughly investigate your cancer misdiagnosis claim, reviewing the most current medical research and drawing upon the expertise of skilled oncologists who can testify to a doctor's proper treatment or failure to recognize signs of cancer. We will treat your case with compassion and respect while providing you with the personalized attention necessary to achieve a favorable outcome.

You may be entitled to compensation for past and future medical expenses, including the cost of treatment and medication. In addition, a medical malpractice lawsuit may be filed to recover monetary damages for lost income, disability, and pain and suffering.

Wrongful Death Claims For Cancer Misdiagnosis

When the failure to diagnose cancer results in death, a wrongful death claim may be filed to provide surviving relatives compensation for economic losses and the loss of normal life.

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