Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer and Heart Attacks

In medicine, timing is everything. A timely diagnosis of cancer or a heart attack is often just as important as an accurate diagnose to save a patient's life. Failure to initially identify the signs of a heart attack or cancer could put a patient's health at great risk.

At the law firm of Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C., we offer more than 40 years of experience handling medical malpractice claims involving delayed diagnosis and failure to diagnose cancer, heart attacks and other life-threatening conditions. We have an acute understanding of the standard medical procedures expected of primary care physicians, specialists and other medical professionals.

Our law firm knows how to analyze a case to determine if timely diagnosis could have helped prevent a heart attack or reduced the chances of cancer spreading. Contact our law firm today for aggressive advocacy. We will act quickly to help you and your loved ones pursue justice.

Advocating for Clients With a Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer

Early diagnosis of breast cancer, prostate cancer, cervical cancer and other cancers is known to help increase the survival rate beyond the five-year milestone. Despite screening techniques available, medical professionals are known to overlook key warning signs and treat for less serious medical conditions before diagnosing the cancer.

If you or your loved one was diagnosed with cancer several months after initially seeing a doctor, obtain experienced legal help. The medical malpractice attorneys at our firm will conduct a thorough investigation into the level of care you received. We will evaluate your medical records to understand if your doctor failed to recommend you to a specialist in a timely manner.

We will also seek to understand if your radiologist misread your diagnostic studies. Our ability to collect as much evidence as possible helps us prove fault, while holding negligent medical professionals accountable.

Pursuing Justice for Clients

Heart attacks are known to progress over several years, before triggering an event that sends a patient to an emergency room. The complication behind heart attacks is that they often appear initially as a less serious medical condition.

If you or your loved one recently suffered a heart attack after your doctor diagnosed a less serious condition, obtain experienced legal help. The medical malpractice attorneys at our firm will conduct a detailed investigation to uncover any negligent acts. We will review your medical history to understand if your primary care physician failed in referring you to a specialist.

We will pursue an aggressive medical malpractice claim against your doctor or medical specialist for failing to order appropriate tests, including EKGs, blood tests, nuclear scan, coronary angiography MRIs, MRAs and CT scans. A negligent doctor who overlooks key warning signs could have put you or your loved one at great risk of permanent brain damage, paralysis and even a fatality. We will take every step possible to prove fault and help you obtain justice.

Contact Us for a Free Initial Consultation

Contact our Wall Street offices today to speak with a caring, respected lawyer who will help you get the honest answers you need. We are committed to representing clients in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, as well as Westchester, Nassau and Rockland counties.

All medical malpractice cases are handled on a contingency fee basis. You will owe no attorney's fees until we recover financial compensation for you.