Delayed Cancer Diagnosis

Helping New Jersey Families Affected By A Misdiagnosis Or Delayed Diagnosis Of Cancer

When it comes to cancer, early detection and diagnosis play a key role in obtaining the right treatment and a successful recovery. At Breslin & Breslin, we provide informed counsel and representation to men and women, and their families, whose condition may have been preventable but for an initial misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of cancer.

Not all cancer cases are the result of medical malpractice, particularly as the pathology of many cancers is still unknown or still being identified. That being said, in cases where a family physician, radiologist, gynecologist or other health care provider failed to recognize clear signs of cancer or to follow-up on verifying the presence of potentially cancerous cells, you may have grounds for making a legal claim.

Our attorneys will work with the appropriate medical experts and cancer specialists to thoroughly analyze your claim, and honestly advise clients on their options. Contact Breslin & Breslin to discuss your case in a free consultation.

Call 201-546-5881 To Speak With Our Medical Malpractice Attorneys Handling Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims Throughout New Jersey

Direct physician negligence is not the only type of error that can lead to a missed or delayed diagnosis of cancer. Radiological errors or misreading pathological studies can all contribute to a delayed cancer diagnosis. Our Bergen County attorneys will investigate and review all of the factors which may be involved in your case to help you understand how your diagnosis may have been missed.

Our lawyers successfully recovered $1.175 million in a medical malpractice settlement involving the delayed diagnosis of thyroid cancer due to a pathology error. In this case, we proved that a misread pathology report led to the failure to diagnose malignancy in the patient's thyroidectomy work-up, and that it was the main cause of the patient's death from metastatic thyroid cancer 15 years after the initial procedure.

We represent clients who suspect medical negligence played a role in the:

  • Delayed diagnosis or failure to diagnose breast cancer
  • Failure to detect or diagnose prostate cancer
  • Delayed diagnosis of colon cancer
  • Delayed diagnosis of thyroid cancer
  • Failure to diagnose or delayed diagnosis of lung cancer
  • Failure or delay in diagnosing other types of cancer

Our lawyers offer the honest counsel, practical trial experience and personal attention clients appreciate during this often emotionally difficult time. We understand the decision to pursue a claim must rest with you and your family.

For more information about our approach to handling delayed cancer diagnosis claims, contact Breslin & Breslin to speak with an experienced New Jersey medical malpractice attorney.