Delayed or Misdiagnosis of Cancer Lawsuits

  • $7,250,000 Wrongful Death-Midtrial Settlement (Illinois): Pap smears and mammograms are two routine and regular tests ordered to identify cancer in its early stages-when it is curable. When a doctor or hospital misreads pap smears or mammograms, the result can be catastrophic. In this case, a young mother of four children had a routine pap smear that was misread. She subsequently died after suffering a long, painful course with cervical cancer.
  • $3,250,000 Wrongful Death-Midtrial Settlement (Illinois): Pap smears and mammograms are not the only kind of tests that can uncover cancer while it is curable. Even routine procedures like hemorrhoidectomies-the surgical removal of hemorrhoids-can reveal important information. Anytime tissue is removed from the body-tonsils, hemorrhoids, etc.-the tissue is sent to a pathologist to look for signs of diseases like cancer. In this case, a pathologist missed clear signs of leukemia in hemorrhoid tissue, which is a location where it rarely appears. As a result, a mother of three young children died.

If you have suffered a serious injury caused by medical malpractice, or a loved one has been seriously injured or died, we invite you to contact our firm and talk to one of our physician attorneys about whether a lawsuit would protect your best interests.

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If you or a loved one are a victim of an injury, and you wonder if doctor or hospital error may have been one of the causes, you may have a medical malpractice claim. The qualified Chicago medical malpractice attorneys at Cirignani Heller & Harman, LLP, have successfully litigated thousands of injury claims and obtained substantial awards for victims of medical malpractice in the Greater Chicago area. We have board-certified physicians and medically-trained attorneys ready to review your claim and help you or your loved one seek justice.

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