Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawyers in Detroit & Southfield Michigan

Cancer is often a devastating illness, both for the patient and the family.

Some forms of cancer do not respond well to treatment, while others, if caught early enough, can be treated and cured. When these types, such as breast cancer or colon cancer, are not discovered in a timely manner due to medical negligence, treatment that could have resulted in a favorable outcome may no longer be possible. The result may be the untimely death of a loved one.

Misdiagnosis

Signs and symptoms of cancer may be ignored or misinterpreted by a health care provider. If the underlying cancer is not promptly diagnosed and treated, it may grow and spread until it is simply too late. Poor testing procedures, incorrectly interpreting test results, or failing to order appropriate tests altogether can also lead to a misdiagnosis or a delayed diagnosis of cancer. Conversely, when an illness is wrongly diagnosed as cancer, a patient can undergo serious treatment that is unnecessary.

Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Sommers Schwartz has litigated hundreds of claims where a misdiagnosis or a delayed diagnosis of cancer has caused needless suffering or death. Patients and their families who have fallen victim to medical malpractice may be entitled to compensation for past and future medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, disability, or death.

Handling cancer malpractice claims requires extensive experience and knowledge of how cancer behaves in the human body and how it can be detected and treated. With care and understanding, our legal team will thoroughly evaluate your claim and aggressively represent you if the claim has merit.

Contact a Sommers Schwartz attorney today to confidentially discuss your case and learn how we can help.

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