Cancer Misdiagnosis Attorney - Portland Oregon
Cancer patients and their families need a compassionate and dedicated medical malpractice lawyer in their corner throughout this difficult time. We believe in holding negligent physicians and institutions responsible after a cancer misdiagnosis.
Cancer Cases in Oregon
When a doctor fails to diagnose your cancer or makes a medical mistake when diagnosing or treating your cancer, it can be the difference between life and death. A failed diagnosis may have prevented you from receiving life-saving medical treatment and could have resulted in a metastasis of your cancer. If you or a loved one has suffered because of a doctor’s incorrect or missed diagnosis of cancer, you may be entitled to pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit. Our medical malpractice lawyers have successfully represented cancer patients and families throughout Portland and the state of Oregon and helped them recover millions. We believe in holding negligent institutions and physicians responsible for the harm they’ve caused. In doing so we can protect injured patients, safeguard the community and prevent others from suffering the same devastating injuries.
If you have questions or concerns, simply call us or fill out our confidential contact form to request a conversation with one of our dedicated Portland, Oregon cancer lawyers immediately. We offer a free initial case evaluation and can help you and your family choose the legal path that is best for you.
Below are examples of the kinds of cancer malpractice cases we handle. We’ve settled cases of medical malpractice for undiagnosed cancer claims for up to $1.875 million each.
During a routine screening for prostate cancer, a 51-year-old man’s results showed a high probability of prostate cancer. However, there was never any follow up or further testing completed. Years later, he was diagnosed with cancer. Even after he had undergone extensive surgery and debilitating hormone therapy, it was too late. His cancer had already metastasized and required extensive chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
A 61-year-old man had multiple screenings indicating a potential for prostate cancer. Each test showed that there was a high probability he had an aggressively growing form of the disease. His doctor did not refer him to a specialist and failed to inform him of the relevance of his test results. When his cancer was finally diagnosed, it was too late. His cancer was inoperable and required extensive chemotherapy and radiation treatment.