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Cancer Misdiagnosis in South Florida

File a Lawsuit: Our Fort Lauderdale Medical Malpractice Attorneys Can Help

Early cancer diagnoses creates the best opportunity for a cure. In fact, many varieties of cancer have high survival rates – if medical professional detect them early enough. With the advanced technology and treatment options available to doctors, cancer survival rates depending on several factors, such as:

  • Appropriately suspecting cancer based on the patient's symptoms
  • Adequately testing for various types of cancer
  • Accurately diagnosing the cancer
  • Aptly implementing a treatment plan

If a doctor fails to identify the symptoms of cancer, the patient is in danger of additional treatment, amputation, pain, and wrongful death. If you or someone you love suffered the consequences of a negligent concern misdiagnosis, contact Kelley/Uustal immediately. We can help you fight for your legal rights, including compensation for medical expenses and emotional damages.

How Have We Helped Past Clients?

The Fort Lauderdale misdiagnosis lawyers at Kelley/Uustal provided legal guidance to a man who was wrongly diagnosed with hemorrhoids after visiting his doctor for rectal bleeding. After several years of continued bleeding, abdominal pain, weight loss, and anemia, the doctor continued to prescribe treatment for hemorrhoids. The man eventually went to a gastroenterologist, who immediately diagnosed colon cancer. Unfortunately, the original, ongoing failure to diagnose cancer led to the man’s wrongful death. With the help of Kelley/Uustal, the patient’s five children recovered $2.5 million on behalf of their father.

Kelley/Uustal Can Help You Seek Justice

Investigating the failure of a medical professional to diagnose cancer involves gathering records, establishing when a person exhibited signs and symptoms suggestive of cancer, and looking into how the doctor responded. The records of ultimate diagnosis and treatment must also be examined. It is important to seek out an experienced medical malpractice attorney who has handled this type of case before.

Our attorneys at Kelley/Uustal have handled many cases involving failure to diagnose cancer. Contact us if you suspect you have received negligent care. The consultation is free!

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