New Jersey Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawyer
Injury Law Firm With $1+ Billion in Recoveries
While doctors can reasonably make mistakes, if those mistakes lead to severe damages for the patient, it may be considered medical malpractice. Such is the case when cancer is misdiagnosed.
If a health care provider incorrectly diagnoses a patient with cancer, they could undergo tests, operations, and treatments that they did not need. Chemotherapy alone can be physically and emotionally devastating. Likewise, failing to diagnose cancer in a timely manner could allow the tumor to grow and spread, threatening a patient’s life. If you or a loved one is the victim of cancer misdiagnosis, our New Jersey medical malpractice attorneys can provide the guidance you need at this time.
Trust your future to a firm that cares. Call Levinson Axelrod, P.A. at (732) 440-3089.
The Consequences of a Cancer Misdiagnosis
Whether a doctor incorrectly diagnosed you with cancer or failed to / delayed in giving you a diagnosis of cancer, you need to take action to protect your rights and future at this time. Our trial advocates can help you build a strong case and hold negligent health care providers accountable.
The consequences of a cancer misdiagnosis can be life-altering. They may include:
- Unnecessary surgery such as a hysterectomy, mastectomy or lumpectomy
- Delayed treatment, causing the cancer to grow and worsen
- Shortened life due to a lack of treatment or necessary surgical intervention
- Damage from chemotherapy when it was not needed
These treatments can also lead to costly medical bills and expenses, even if treatment was delayed at first. Faulty cancer screening can destroy lives and even lead to wrongful death. Whether you were wrongly diagnosed with lung cancer or your doctor failed to identify breast or colorectal cancer, the medical malpractice lawyers at our New Jersey law firm are ready to help.
Over $1 Billion Won for Our Clients
Cancer misdiagnosis can often be traced to a medical professional’s failure to identify symptoms correctly or properly read test results. In some cases, the test may be faulty and provide inaccurate readings. Even still, if a doctor doesn’t properly investigate these issues and thorough administer cancer testing, medical malpractice may have taken place. Levinson Axelrod, P.A. holds these negligent health care providers accountable. Backed by 80 collective years of experience and more than $1 billion in recoveries, we know how to win big cases against tough defendants. Let us advocate for you.
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