NYC Colon Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawyer

The New York Colon Cancer Misdiagnosis Attorneys at Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf specialize in lawsuits where colon cancer has been misdiagnosed or diagnosed too late. Call us at 212-943-1090 for a free consultation.

Did a Doctor Failed to Diagnose Your Colon Cancer or Was Your Treatment Delayed Because of a Misdiagnosis?

NYC Colon Cancer Lawyers. Our firm is based in Manhattan and handle colon cancer misdiagnosis cases in New York City and New York metro area as well as in NY State and NJ. The most common lawsuits we have been handling for our clients an their families include but are not limited to:

  • Failure to Order Necessary Tests: This type of misdiagnosis happens when a healthcare provider fails to order crucial tests for a patient who presents with potential colon cancer symptoms. For example, a doctor may not recommend a colonoscopy or a barium enema x-ray, which are commonly used to detect colon cancer.
  • Misinterpretation of Test Results: Inaccurate interpretation of test results by radiologists or pathologists can lead to misdiagnosis. For instance, a radiologist may misread a barium enema x-ray or a pathologist may misinterpret biopsy slides, resulting in a delayed or incorrect diagnosis.
  • Delayed Diagnosis: A delayed diagnosis occurs when there is a significant delay between the presentation of symptoms and the eventual diagnosis of colon cancer. This delay can be due to various factors, such as a healthcare provider dismissing symptoms, ordering unnecessary tests, or not following up on abnormal test results in a timely manner.
  • Incorrect Diagnosis: In some cases, a patient may be diagnosed with a condition other than colon cancer, leading to a misdiagnosis. For example, a patient's symptoms may be attributed to a less serious gastrointestinal issue, resulting in a delay in receiving appropriate treatment for colon cancer.
  • Failure to Recognize Red Flags: There are specific signs and symptoms that should raise suspicion for colon cancer. If a healthcare provider fails to recognize these red flags and attribute them to other causes, it can lead to a misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis.

If you believe you or a loved one has experienced any of these types of misdiagnosis, it is important to consult with a medical malpractice attorney who specializes in colon cancer cases to assess your legal options.

How Can A Medical Malpractice Attorney Assist With A Colon Cancer Misdiagnosis Case?

Colon CancerOur team of cancer misdiagnosis attorneys in NYC includes a board-certified physician and a professional registered nurse. They have the expertise to review your case thoroughly and understand the full medical scope of your claim. They can help gather evidence, work with experts, and provide strong legal representation. Our firm conducts exhaustive investigations, and we retain the most qualified experts to bring a comprehensive level of expertise to surpass that on the other side. When a doctor fails to diagnose colon cancer, we seek out and retain a practicing colon cancer specialist to determine the full circumstances of the misdiagnosis and in the event of a misread barium enema x-ray, we will find an expert radiologist to examine the films.

How Much Does My Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawsuit Worth?

To properly evaluate how much your case worth, we retain expert accountants and financial analysts because many medical malpractice cases have their own set of associated losses including lost wages, the cost of care and many other monetary costs. In order to accurately assess what these costs will be for the remainder of a victim’s life, we use financial professionals to derive fair resolutions for injury victims.

Why Is Early Detection Important in Fighting Colon Cancer?

The key to successfully fighting colon cancer is early detection. The sooner it is diagnose, the more treatment options are available and the better the prognosis.

How Can Symptoms Of Colon Cancer be Misinterpreted As Other Condition?

Colon cancer symptoms can share the characteristics of other conditions related to gastrointestinal disorders. This is why proper testing and accurate diagnosis by doctors are essential.

What Tests are Commonly Used to Detect Colon Cancer?

Tests such as a colonoscopy and a barium enema x-ray are commonly used by the medical profession to detect colon cancer. These tests help identify abnormalities in the colon and provide valuable information for diagnosis. Many times doctors fail to even order these crucial tests.

What Happens if a Doctor Fails to Order These Crucial Tests?

If doctors fail to order necessary tests, such as colonoscopy or barium enema x-ray, it can result in a delay in diagnosing colon cancer. This delay can have severe consequences on treatment options, prognosis, and even survival.

What if The Interpretation of Test Results Is Inaccurate?

There are situations where the proper tests are ordered, but the radiologist misreads the film or the pathologist misreads the slide, leading to a crucial delay in making the diagnosis. Delay in diagnosing colon cancer can worsen the treatment or prognosis or can even be fatal. It is essential to ensure that the results are correctly assessed to avoid such errors.

How Can I Schedule A Consultation With You Firm?

If your colon cancer went undiagnosed by a doctor or was misdiagnosed, please contact our firm today to schedule a free consultation and discuss your case.We are committed to fighting for your rights and seeking the justice you deserve.

Disclaimer: Please be advised that the results achieved in any given case depend upon the exact facts and circumstances of that case. Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf cannot guarantee a specific result in any legal matter. Any testimonial or case result listed on this site is based on an actual legal case and represents the results achieved in that particular case, and does not constitute a guarantee, warranty or prediction of the outcome of any other legal matter.

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