The most common cause of cancer-related death in men and women is lung cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, medical experts estimate that 221,000 new lung cancer cases will be diagnosed this year in the United States and foresee 158,000 deaths attributable to this disease. The two main types of lung cancer are small…

Liver cancer affects thousands of people every year, and the mortality rate is often very high. Liver cancer symptoms are often mistaken for less serious conditions. But when doctors fail to properly diagnose liver cancer in a timely manner, patients can be left to suffer painful or even fatal setbacks. Liver cancer exists in two…

Cancer of the esophagus, or esophageal cancer, affects thousands of Americans every year. A prompt diagnosis with proper treatment can effectively treat Esophageal Cancer. But when a doctor fails to diagnose Esophageal Cancer is can result in tragedy. Indications of Esophageal Cancer are often indicated by difficulty swallowing, painful swallowing, coughing, heartburn and other symptoms…

Were you a victim of Failure to Diagnose Cervical Cancer? Fortunately, Cervical Cancer is by and large preventable. Regular pap smears can usually detect early pre-cancerous changes (dysplasia). Cervical cancer treatment is minimally invasive and usually successful. However there are a significant number of errors made in the interpretation of pap smears leading to a…

Being diagnosed with bladder cancer can cause anxiety, pain and depression. The diagnosis will certainly take you time to digest what the doctor has told you and you need to prepare yourself in terms of what treatments are available. But if your bladder cancer has been missed or there was a failure to diagnose bladder…

New Jersey Lymphoma Misdiagnosis Lawyer Lymphoma is the term used to describe a group of cancers of the lymphatic system. It can affect lymph nodes in all parts of the body. Although lymphoma is a disease of the lymphatic system, it can also happen in other areas of the body, for example, lymphoma can affect…

Explosion Injuries Injuries caused by explosions can be particularly severe. Gas distribution pipelines alone are responsible for an average of 155 explosions per year, according to CBS News. Other major causes of explosions include problems with gas lines in residential buildings or explosions in workplaces like construction sites and industrial plants. Explosions can cause burns,…

Were You Injured By An E-Cigarette? In recent years, e-cigarettes, or vapes, have taken off in popularity. Because they produce less secondhand smoke, many people view them as a better alternative to traditional cigarettes. Some users are trying to wean themselves off of paper cigarettes. Others simply enjoy the experience. Regardless, if you are an…

Drunk Drivers Aren’t the Only Ones Responsible Drunk driving can cause irreparable harm. Even in non-fatal accidents, personal injury and property damage can be huge. It’s hard to overstate the size of this problem. Every day, 28 people die due to car accidents that involve an alcohol-impaired driver, according to the Center for Disease Control….

What Is Down Syndrome? Down syndrome, also known as trisomy 21, occurs when a child has an extra copy of chromosome 21. The extra chromosome affects a child’s physical and mental development. Symptoms of Down syndrome can range from mild to severe. Victims of down syndrome may have developmental delays when walking, talking, and acquiring…