It is an unfortunate reality that errors in diagnosing infections, cancer, stroke and other fatal diseases occur all too frequently. Since most conditions get worse over time, a timely diagnosis from a physician is of the utmost importance. If you have been injured, you may be able to recover compensation by pursuing a lawsuit.
Failure to Diagnose Cancer and Stroke in Tennessee
Cancerous cells that form in the body can progress aggressively. Doctors are required to order appropriate tests and procedures in order to rule out cancer at an early stage. If cancer is not diagnosed at an early stage, the options for recovery can be drastically limited. At our firm, our medical malpractice lawyers have handled all types of failure to diagnose cancer claims, including breast cancer, lung cancer, liver cancer, prostate cancer, ovarian cancer and more.
If a physician fails to diagnose a deadly health complication such as a stroke, the complications can affect an individual for the remainder of his or her lifetime. If you or a loved one has been injured as the result of a doctor failing to diagnose stroke in a timely manner, it is important to seek legal advice from an experienced lawyer. When you schedule an initial consultation, we will discuss your case with you directly and inform you of your legal options.