Colon cancer that has gone undetected can have drastic impacts on an individual. If you believe that your doctor has failed to diagnose colon cancer, continue reading and reach out to our experienced medical malpractice attorney to learn if you have a valid medical malpractice claim against your doctor.
What will happen if colon cancer goes undetected?
Like most cancers, colon cancer, when undetected, can rapidly progress and spread throughout the body. The sooner a cancer is identified and treated, the better. If you believe that your doctor failed to diagnose colon cancer, there is a high chance that you have a valid medical malpractice claim against your doctor. This can occur if your doctor failed to run proper tests, read tests incorrectly, or otherwise behaved negligently. In any case of negligence, you have the right to hold your doctor accountable.
Do I have a valid medical malpractice claim if my doctor failed to diagnose colon cancer?
In order to win a medical malpractice claim, you will first need to retain the services of an experienced medical malpractice attorney how has assisted countless clients like yourself. When doctors are facing medical malpractice claims, they will often hire an aggressive litigation team to represent them because their careers are at risk. To file a successful claim, you and your attorney will have to prove that you were the doctor’s patient and that they owed you a duty of care. Then, you will prove that the doctor breached this duty of care by acting negligently. Finally, you and your attorney will prove that this breach in care caused your cancer to worsen, causing you to sustain significant damages as a result.
What is the statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims in New York?
The statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims in New York is generally two and a half years. This means at you will have two and a half years from your incident to take legal action against the negligent doctor who failed to diagnose your colon cancer. The sooner you bring attention to your claim by hiring an experienced attorney, the better. Our firm is prepared to fight for your right to compensation today. We are prepared to hold this doctor accountable for their negligence. Give our firm a call today to discuss our service and learn how we can assist you.
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At Mark L. Bodner, P.C., we are committed to guiding clients through each step of the medical malpractice and personal injury claims process. Our firm understands how traumatic it can be when you become a victim of negligence. We are prepared to fight on your behalf to help you recover a maximum compensation award. Contact our firm today.