Lab Errors and Cervical Cancer Misdiagnosis
Cancer itself is no indication of medical malpractice, as it is a disease that can not be prevented and that has no cure. Medical malpractice in cancer cases has to do with the failure of a doctor or a laboratory to recognize and diagnose that cancer.
For a disease where time is of the essence and where survivability is directly tied to the speed at which a cancer such as cervical cancer is diagnosed, the mistake of a health care professional can be absolutely devastating.
At the law offices of Dallas W. Hartman, P.C., our lawyers will work with you to get answers and compensation for the errors of a doctor or radiology lab. For 25 years, we have been fighting for the rights of medical malpractice victims. Let us put our experience to work for you.
Missed Signs of Cervical Cancer and Misdiagnosis
It is intensely frustrating to discover that you, as a patient, have done everything right and that even your doctor has requested the right tests that would have exposed cervical cancer, but because of hospital error or the negligence of a laboratory, your illness went unrecognized. More than being frustrating, it can be hazardous, lethal and a clear indication of malpractice.
The fact that cervical cancer warning signs can be hard to diagnose, does not forgive a professional for that missed diagnosis.
Women of all ages frequently get tests such as pap smears that either should reveal cancerous or pre-cancerous illness, or at least reveal the warning signs that a doctor can use to request further testing. If caught early enough, cervical cancer can be treated or excised through a hysterectomy.
When a doctor or hospital's negligence leads to cancer misdiagnosis, our lawyers review your case and help you get compensation for the suffering you and your family unnecessarily suffered. As experienced medical malpractice professionals, we stick by you throughout your case to fully pursue your rights and hold negligent professionals accountable.
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Our attorneys understand that a cervical cancer misdiagnosis can have serious or fatal consequences. If you or your family has suffered due to a diagnosis error, contact us by calling toll-free 1-866-586-1910 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation at one of our North Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, offices in New Castle, Hermitage, Butler or Erie.