Almost everyone knows someone who has had to battle cancer. According to The American Cancer Society, it is estimated that approximately 500,000 people will die of cancer each year making it the second leading cause of death in the United States behind heart disease. Cancer is hard enough to fight in and of itself, but it can be even harder if you have been misdiagnosed, a serious and too common mistake made by medical professionals. If you or someone you love was misdiagnosed, a legal action is in your interest. Medical Claim Legal can help you get the compensation you deserve.
Most Common Types of Cancer
Cancer is the existence of abnormal cells that grow uncontrollably. Here are the most common types of cancer according to The American Cancer Society:
How to Diagnose Cancer
There is no way to diagnose officially cancer at home. It almost always requires the examination of human cell tissue under a microscope. As a result, people are completely in the hands of their medical professionals to receive an appropriate diagnosis.
Examples of Cancer Misdiagnosis
- Twenty-two year-old woman undergoes unnecessary chemotherapy and a hysterectomy. She later won a $16 million settlement.
- Woman died of undiagnosed cancer, family awarded $3.5 million.
- Maine man diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Determined he actually had a more treatable Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, awarded $200,000 in damages.
How Medical Claim Legal can Help You
Medical Claim Legal has access to a network of lawyers who are well versed in dealing with clients with cancer-related claims. No matter the type of misdiagnosis, our lawyers can help you get the claim you deserve.
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