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Failure to Diagnose Cancer

North Carolina Failure to Diagnose Cancer Lawyers

When Medical Professionals Fail to Uphold the Standard Duty of Care

Cancer is one of the most common—and deadly—medical conditions in the United States. In most cases, early detection and treatment are key to successfully beating cancer. This requires an accurate and timely diagnosis from a qualified medical professional.

If you or your loved one did not receive prompt cancer treatment as a result of a delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis, you may be entitled to recover compensation for your damages. At Lanier Law Group, P.A., we understand the immense emotional distress and financial burdens a doctor’s failure to diagnose cancer can have on you and your family; our team is prepared to fight for you.

Contact our North Carolina failure to diagnose cancer lawyers for a free consultation: (855) 757-4204.

Compensation in Failure to Diagnose Cases

Sadly, a medical professional's failure to diagnose cancer can lead to delayed treatment—or no treatment at all. This can have grave, often fatal consequences. Victims and their families should not have to face the financial and emotional burdens associated with a misdiagnosis on their own.

If a medical professional/facility is found to have acted negligently by failing to diagnose you or your loved one’s cancer, you may be entitled to recover compensation for:

  • The cost of additional medical treatment
  • Lost income/wages from time taken off work
  • Lost or reduced earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Funeral costs (in wrongful death cases)
  • Loss of companionship, support, etc. (in wrongful death cases)

Our attorneys can investigate your case and determine if you have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. We work to quickly obtain all relevant medical records and other available evidence to build a solid claim on your behalf.

Determining If You Have a Case

It’s important to note that a doctor's initial inability to identify cancer does not necessarily constitute negligence. To prove negligence, you must show that the medical professional in question failed to uphold the standard duty of care; that is, he or she failed to take all reasonable actions—ordering tests, interpreting lab results, documenting symptoms, etc.—that another qualified medical professional would have done in the same situation.

If you believe a doctor ignored your symptoms, misinterpreted your lab results, or was otherwise negligent in diagnosing cancer, reach out to Lanier Law Group. Our North Carolina failure to diagnose cancer attorneys have assisted medical malpractice victims suffering from breast cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer, and other forms of cancer, as well as the surviving family members of those who died due to their doctor’s failure to diagnose. We know the challenges you are up against, and we know how to fight for the maximum compensation you and your loved ones are entitled to.

Call one of our multiple office locations at (855) 757-4204 for a free, no-obligation consultation or contact us online. Se habla español.

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