Failure to Diagnose Cervical Cancer Attorney in NYC
Time is of the essence when it comes to diagnosing and treating any form of cancer. Cervical cancer is no exception. When a doctor fails to diagnose cervical cancer in a timely manner, the patient can suffer tremendously. The more time that passes before treatment is received, the worse the prognosis can be. Unfortunately, the failure to diagnose cervical cancer happens far too often. If a medical professional failed to order the proper tests, didn’t heed the patient’s complaints, failed to properly read test results, or took too long to refer the patient to specialists, there may be a case for medical negligence. If you have been diagnosed with cervical cancer and believe that a doctor was negligent in your diagnosis or treatment, contact Mark L. Bodner, P.C.
Consequences of failing to diagnose cervical cancer
The early diagnosis of a cancer patient can be the key to a positive prognosis. When a medical professional fails to diagnose cervical cancer in a timely manner, the patient may suffer significantly. Some of the consequences of a late diagnosis can include a diminished quality of life, the requirement of more invasive procedures, and even a higher risk of death. Unfortunately, cancer patients, as well as their families, will have to live with overwhelming medical bills, regular procedures, and the lost wages of someone the family depends on, on top of the patient’s diminished health and the emotional toll that cancer takes on the entire family. The victim may require a large team of medical professionals to assist with recovery efforts and even the potential for permanent disability and chronic pain and suffering. If the victim passes away, the family is left with the loss of a loved one as well as the loss of financial support, exceedingly high medical expenses, the loss of inheritance, and costly funeral expenses. If the victim had children, they will suffer the loss of nurture and guidance from their deceased parent. It is crucial to retain an experienced medical malpractice lawyer can help you fight for your rights to obtain financial compensation during this difficult time.
Contact our firm
Mark L. Bodner, P.C. is a New York medical malpractice law firm that has successfully represented many victims and families who have been forced to deal with the impact of a failed diagnosis of cervical cancer. We have both the legal and medical knowledge that is needed to effectively represent your interests in and out of court. If you or someone you love is suffering from the effects of a failure to diagnose cervical cancer, contact our firm.