Malpractice by a physician or hospital can be an overwhelming and daunting experience for a patient and their loved ones. Bentoff & Duber has helped our clients to identify and seek compensation for delayed or misdiagnosis, defective drug or medical devices and wrongful death due to negligence. Learn more about our experience in these areas and how we can help you receive compensation and justice for you or your family members.
There is little in the world more frightening than hearing the words, "you've got cancer." In that moment, you are suspended between fear, despair, and the hope that there are many treatment options available. You need to know that there is hope.
Misdiagnosis or Delay in Diagnosis for Breast Cancer
When breast cancer is not diagnosed in a timely fashion and the cancer is given time to spread, or metastasize, to a person's lymph nodes and other organs, the prognosis may be much worse.
Misdiagnosis or Delay in Diagnosis for Cervical Cancer
If a doctor failed to diagnosis, or delayed diagnosing cervical cancer, you may have a legal claim for medical malpractice.
Misdiagnosis or Delay in Diagnosis for Colon Cancer
If you have suffered due to the misdiagnosis or delay in diagnosis for colon cancer, you may have a medical malpractice action against the people responsible for your injuries.
Misdiagnosis or Delay in Diagnosis for Prostate Cancer
Although the PSA, examination by a doctor and other tests can be effective to find prostate cancer, doctors must still recognize symptoms and determine whether these tests are necessary.
Misdiagnosis or Delay in Diagnosis for Heart Attack/Coronary Artery Disease
Many heart attacks are initially misdiagnosed as heartburn, acid reflux, panic attack, stress or other relatively minor conditions.
Misdiagnosis or Delay in Diagnosis for Skin Cancer
Unfortunately, many doctors are not adept at detecting skin cancer in its early stages, and many tanning salon operators do not follow proper procedures and expose customers to unsafe levels of radiation.
Misdiagnosis or Delay in Diagnosis in the ER
In every case of medical negligence, we will closely review all the facts of the case to show how the negligent actions or inactions of a medical professional caused you harm.
Pulmonary Embolism Malpractice
It is estimated that pulmonary embolisms, or blood clots in the lung, kill more than 60,000 people annually. If pulmonary embolisms are not attended to, they can quickly lead to death.
House Doctor Malpractice
In many cases, hospitalists may not adequately communicate with the attending physician, your primary care physician or family doctor.
Nurse, Resident and Intern Malpractice
Nurses and other medical professionals have a vital role in treating and caring for patients. Unfortunately, many hospitals are understaffed.
Child Delivery Mistakes
When the joyful arrival of a baby is marred by birth injury, you need to get answers. If you don't get them today, you will always wonder.
Medication Errors by Pharmacies
We understand that the wrong medicine or improper dosage can result in serious harm or even death. If you or someone close to you was the victim of a pharmacy medication error, please do not hesitate to contact us now to schedule a free consultation.