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Sacramento Failure To Diagnose Cancer Lawyer

It’s rare to encounter a person who has not been affected by cancer in one form or another. Whether he or she has had a personal diagnosis or even cancer scare, or has a friend or family member affected by the disease, cancer is quite literally everywhere. Cancer is not a simple disease and not one to be taken lightly. It spreads quickly, overtaking one organ and then another with no end in sight.

Cancer Prevalence

Cancer prevalence means the number of individuals alive who have ever received a cancer diagnosis. This includes people diagnosed with cancer in the past along with people who have recently been diagnosed. Some of the most prevalent cancers in the United States according to the American Cancer Society are:

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colon and Rectum
  • Uterine Corpus
  • Melanoma
  • Urinary Bladder

In Sacramento Failure to Diagnose Cancer happens more than you might realize. The Attorneys at Teal and Montgomery in Santa Rosa and Sacramento have qualified and experienced lawyers, including one who is a physician, to help you if your cancer went unnoticed and you have suffered as a result.

Please contact us or call 916-472-0003 to schedule a free initial consultation.

Disastrous Consequences

Failing to diagnose a common cold is one thing, but failing to diagnose cancer has monumental consequences. One cannot simply go to the drug store for a remedy. Once it exists, it grows, and spreads and becomes much more difficult to treat and remove. Everyday individuals depend on the expertise of physicians to detect and diagnose something as complex as cancer.

Did your doctor’s failure to diagnose cancer such as breast cancer, prostate cancer, colon cancer or melanoma have disastrous consequences? Perhaps you complained of symptoms many months ago, but for some reason, you did not get treatment at that time.

What could go wrong?

Doctors are human and don’t get things right 100 percent of the time, but not all medical cases have life altering consequences like the failure to diagnose cancer. What could have possibly gone wrong for a skilled doctor to miss something as significant as cancer? There are many things, for example:

  • Your doctor may have dismissed your concerns.
  • Lab tests could have been wrong after technicians switched two patients’ samples.
  • Laboratory results indicating probable cancer may have been sent back to your doctor’s office, but then sat unevaluated in your file for weeks or months.
  • Your case may have simply fallen through the cracks due to communication failures between nurses, doctors, lab technicians and image specialists.

Suffering harm can mean medical malpractice and negligence.

One stipulation necessary to prove that medical malpractice and negligence took place is evidence that harm was suffered as a result of the mistake. Did you suffer great harm because of the negligence of a health care provider in Sacramento? Was it failure to diagnose cancer? The team of lawyers at Teal & Montgomery are well prepared to evaluate your case and help you determine whether you have a viable claim against a negligent party.

If we represent you in a failure to diagnose cancer case, we will do so on a conti ngency basis. Our Santa Rosa and Sacramento lawyers have helped bring about favorable results for clients who had suffered harm in many different circumstances. We are well prepared to handle your compelling medical malpractice case against a doctor whose failure to diagnose lung cancer left you with little choice but to talk to an attorney.

Contact Our California Failure To Diagnose Breast Cancer Attorney

We welcome you to contact us or call 916-472-0003 to schedule a free initial consultation with a Santa Rosa personal injury attorney or Sacramento medical malpractice lawyer at your convenience.