delayed diagnosis

Lawsuits Based on Misdiagnosis or Delayed Cancer Diagnosis

According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 1,666,540 Americans will receive a cancer diagnosis in 2014. Some of these cancer patients will receive an advanced diagnosis of cancer, caused by a physician's delay in diagnosis, or misdiagnosis, of cancer. An article published in the Journal of American Medical Association suggests that "cases of delayed, missed, and [...]

What Can You Expect If You Bring a Medical Malpractice Failure to Diagnose Cancer Lawsuit

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, there may be medical malpractice implications. If the signs of cancer were present earlier, and if your physician failed to act upon those signs, you may have a claim for medical malpractice failure to diagnose lawsuit. For instance, if you tell your doctor that you have noticed blood in [...]

Birth Injuries Demand Lifetime Care

We all enjoy the cameras, the balloons, and the joy that comes with a new baby, but childbirth is actually a potentially dangerous event.  While the vast majority of pregnancies end without complication, a significant number are associated with potentially life-threatening and life-altering peril. Conditions such as placental abruption and preeclampsia can pose serious risks to [...]

Delayed Diagnosis Case Yields $3.5 Million Award

A Philadelphia jury took 26 minutes to decide to award $3.5 million to a Yardley man and his wife in a case that involved an allegedly delayed diagnosis of bone cancer near his left knee. In Tindall v. Friedmann, plaintiff Jeffrey Tindall, 35, had sued family doctor, Brad Friedmann, radiologist, Mark Schweitzer, and Jefferson Imaging, the [...]