A Hospital Negligence Claim is a claim where someone has been injured while being in a hospital. It could be the result of a doctor’s mistake, a nursing mistake or mistake done by one of the administrators of the hospital.

Substandard care is equivalent to a departure from care or a deviation or negligence when a doctor fails to adhere to the appropriate standard of care and deviates or is negligent.

A lack of informed consent is when a physician fails to give the patient the proper information about risks associated with the procedure. If you sign a consent form that does not necessarily mean that you do not have a case. There has to be a direct communication between you and your doctor as to the risks…

Breast cancer cases are generally broken down into cases in which there has been a failure to appropriately screen for breast cancer and those cases in which a physician fails to act upon symptomology that the patient may have which is consistent with breast cancer. The cases involving failure to screen are those cases in which…

People often ask me what’s involved in a failure to diagnose skin cancer case. And basically that’s broken down into two general categories. There is the failure to do proper screening of a patient who may be at high risk for skin cancer. Patients for example who have a family history or who have had a lot…

Many times client will contact me about cases involving the failure to diagnose colon cancer. Those types of cases are broken down into two categories. There are those types of cases in which there has been a failure to perform appropriate screening for colon cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends that people over the age of…

When we talk about failure to diagnose cancer claims there are two general categories that they are broken down into. The first is cases in which there has been a failure to recommend and perform certain screening tests that will help to determine if in fact you have different types of cancers. For example, when we talk…

Failure to Diagnose Claim is a Medical Malpractice Claim where a doctor just misses a diagnosis in their patient. Patient may have certain symptoms or conditions that should lead a doctor to a reasonable diagnosis and often times a doctor may miss that diagnoses. That’s basis for Medical Malpractice Claim.

An error in diagnosis or a failure to diagnose is when a physician has enough information to make the appropriate diagnosis, but for whatever reason does not recognize significant diagnostic studies or clinical presentations where they can put together a diagnosis. And because of that delay, a patient may suffer some real harm. That’s what…

A delay in diagnosis is when a doctor fails to make a timely diagnosis of your condition; where they ultimately make the diagnosis, but certainly, they could have made the diagnosis sooner and as a result thereof, you few suffer harm and damages.