A timely diagnosis can be the first step in a full recovery, but a failed diagnosis can open the doors to setbacks, complications, and even death. At Davis & Davis, we represent people who have been injured or killed as a result of a failed cancer diagnosis. With nearly 70 years of experience and millions obtained for clients, we have the skill and experience to do everything possible to maximize the compensation you are owed and hold doctors accountable. Contact a Houston, Texas failure to diagnose cancer lawyer from Davis & Davis today so you can tell us your story and so we can begin fighting for you.
The Failure to Diagnose Cancer Can Have Drastic Impacts | A Houston, Texas Lawyer from Our Firm Can Help
If you or a loved one was harmed as a result of a physician’s failure to diagnose cancer timely, you can rely on an experienced Houston, Texas diagnosis error lawyer from Davis & Davis to effectively fight for the compensation you deserve. We take pride in our ability to help clients attain justice, and we are prepared to put our decades of knowledge of medical malpractice law to work for you.
Common Types of Misdiagnosed/Undiagnosed Cancer
Unfortunately, virtually any type of cancer can go undiagnosed when a careless or inattentive physician is dealing with a patient. However, some types of cancer more commonly go undiagnosed than others. Just some of those are as follows:
- Breast cancer
- Lung cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Testicular cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Cervical cancer
- Colon cancer
- Renal cancer
- Skin cancer
Types of Negligence/Malpractice Leading to Missed Cancer Diagnoses
Failure to diagnose an illness can lead to unnecessary surgery, illness, and even wrongful death. We are prepared to work on cases involving:
- Improper sampling of blood and tissue
- Incorrect reading of laboratory tests
- A medical professional’s failure to order proper testing
- Failure to recognize and respond to symptoms of cancer
- Mistaking cancer for another benign condition
- Failure to recommend proper cancer screening tests in accordance with medical protocol
We realize that early detection of serious illnesses is not always possible, but a trained physician must run all appropriate tests to ensure that all issues are properly addressed and investigated.
We can gather all evidence that demonstrates medical negligence. By carefully examining all medical records, we can present the strongest possible case on your behalf.
Contact a Houston Failure to Diagnose Cancer Lawyer Today
If you or a loved one suffered from a misdiagnosis (including breast cancer misdiagnosis), contact a Houston, Texas failure to diagnose cancer lawyer from Davis & Davis today. We offer a free consultation, honest answers, and aggressive representation. Protect your rights by speaking with us.