Cancer is a very common disease that effects people of all ages, races and genders. Cancer misdiagnosis, a delayed cancer diagnosis or a failure to accurately diagnose cancer, is a common occurrence in Pennsylvania and across the country. Once diagnosed with cancer such as ovarian cancer, lymphoma, non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, breast cancer or other type of cancer a treatment regimen should be implemented by your team of medical professionals. Failure to do so due to an incorrect, delayed or incorrect diagnosis can end horribly for the victim. If you, or a loved one, are incorrectly or inaccurately diagnosed, the outcome can be life threatening or even fatal. You should immediately contact our Pennsylvania medical malpractice attorneys handling cancer misdiagnosis lawsuits to discuss your rights as you may be entitled to medical benefits and other sources of compensation. As a medical misdiagnosis such as a cancer misdiagnosis can result in serious injury, irreversible health concerns and wrongful death you may be entitled to benefits as well as financial compensation for your injuries, medical care, lost wages, pain and suffering and other economic losses. The Pittsburgh, PA medical negligence attorneys on our team are standing by ready to help. Free consultations and no fee unless they recover for you.
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Failure To Diagnose Cancer Lawsuits
Call the Erie, Pennsylvania cancer misdiagnosis attorneys at Friday & Cox, LLC to discuss your case. Their medical negligence attorneys have many years combined experience as plaintiff’s lawyers as well as insurance defense attorneys. They will use their skills, experience and resources to get you the benefits you deserve. Pennsylvania allows for a 2 year window from date of injury, illness, death or discovery of medical malpractice to file a personal injury lawsuit aka a medical malpractice lawsuit. Do not wait that long. Please connect with our State College cancer misdiagnosis attorneys to discuss your rights and how they can help you.
Types of Cancers That Are Frequently Misdiagnosed or Incorrectly Diagnosed
In the United States more than 100 types are cancer are recognized by cancer.gov. Cancers, which is the uncontrolled divisions of bodily cells, are named 1 of 2 ways: for the area of the body where they originate (lung cancer) or the type of cells that formed them (epithelial cell carcinomas). Breast cancer and lung cancer are the most commonly misdiagnosed cancers. They are also 2 of the most common forms of cancer. Other cancers that can be overlooked can be:
- Prostate cancer
- Cervical cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Uterine cancer
- Breast cancer
- Lung cancer
- Colon cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Kidney (Renal cell) cancer
- Brain cancer
- Lymphoma including non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
- Thyroid cancer
- Pancreatic cancer
- Stomach cancer
- Liver cancer
- Gastric (Stomach) cancer
- Esophageal cancer
- Skin cancer
No matter what type of cancer you have, or what caused the cancer, you have rights and they need to be protected. Call or email our medical injury attorneys handling delayed cancer diagnosis lawsuits in all of PA.
What Doctors Incorrectly Diagnosis Cancers
There are dozens of different types of physicians in the United States and most will be sued for negligence or malpractice at some point in their careers. While surgical errors rank as the 2nd most common ground for a medical malpractice claim surgeons are the most commonly sued type of doctors. This is due to there being so many types of surgeons such as general surgeons, heart surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, anesthesiologists, etc.
Surgeons aside doctors who are named in med mal claims are pulmonologists, OBGYN’s, primary care providers, emergency room physicians, oncologists, endocrinologists and pediatricians.
Call Our Pennsylvania Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawyers
Call our Pittsburgh injury attorneys today to for a free case analysis. They can be reached at (412) 561-4290. You can also email the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawyers at Friday & Cox, LLC here. No fees are charged if they do not obtain benefits and financial compensation for you.
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