About New York Failure or Delay in Diagnosing Cancer
Information Provided by a New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Failing to timely and properly diagnose a serious disease or medical condition can result in prolonged pain and suffering, aggravation of the injury or disease and, in some cases, even death.
Such failures often involve a failure to diagnosis cancer on a timely basis but can also involve many other medical conditions, such as a heart ailment, a pulmonary embolism, a deep vein thrombosis, or a benign tumor.
Many people in the United States have been victims of cancer misdiagnosis by their physicians. These misdiagnoses can have severe emotional effects on the patient and family. Some examples of cancer misdiagnosis include:
- Being diagnosed with cancer when you do not have cancer
- Being diagnosed with the wrong cancer disease
- Delay in cancer diagnosis
- Failure to make a cancer diagnosis.
It is said that, after receiving a cancer diagnosis, you should always get a second opinion. The thought of being misdiagnosed with a serious disease is frightening and should be avoided at all costs. New York medical malpractice attorney Walter G. Alton, Jr. has experience working with cases involving clients who have received a cancer misdiagnosis.
Whatever the condition or illness, Walter G. Alton, Jr., Esq. has represented a large number of patients who were misdiagnosed or whose diagnosis was significantly delayed by their medical care providers. Some of these cases include failing to recognize the need for timely surgery to remove the spleen, a tumor pressing on the spinal cord, failing to diagnose a treatable heart condition, and failing to diagnose and treat lung cancer, breast cancer, and colon cancer.
Walter G. Alton, Jr., Esq. can represent you in any claim involving a delay in diagnosis.
If you or your loved ones have been a victim of delay in cancer diagnosis, cancer misdiagnosis, or a failure to make a cancer diagnosis, contact New York medical malpractice lawyer, Walter G. Alton, Jr. to review your legal rights under malpractice law.