• Failure to Diagnose Stage 1 Cancer +

    Plaintiff claimed that the 16 month delay allowed her disease to progress from Stage IA to Stage IC grade II mucinous ovarian cancer with lymphovascular invasion. She further claimed that the delay decreased her change of cure from 92.7% to 84.7% and necessitated a full six months of chemotherapy. (Read More)
  • Failure to Report Stage 1 Cancer +

    Plaintiff, 65 year old secretary underwent a mammogram on February 10, 2005. As a result of that mammogram, an ultrasound was performed on the same day. The result of the mammogram was negligently reported as benign. Those results were faxed to the plaintiff’s primary care physician. The sonogram was reported as suspicious and required a biopsy. The results of the ultrasound were never reported to the plaintiff or her primary care physician who ordered the mammogram... (Read More)
  • Settlement reached for Failure to Diagnose Leukemia +

    Plaintiffs claim that Elmhurst Hospital failed to diagnose what was causing the decedent's symptoms during his visits there from November 2006 through February 2008. The decedent decided to seek medical treatment in his home country of Ecuador... (Read More)
  • Failure to Diagnose Sepsis +

    The plaintiff, then 40 who had undergone a laser hemorrhoidectomy that was performed by the defendant colo-rectal surgeon, contended that when he informed the physician two days after the out patient procedure, that he had developed a fever...(Read More)
  • Failure to Investigate the Cause of Internal Bleeding +

    he plaintiff, who underwent a panniculectomy to remove excess skin following gastric bypass surgery, contended that the defendant vascular surgeon negligently failed to achieve hemostasis in the surgery and that signs, including severe diminished hemoglobin and hematocrit counts dictated that the defendant vascular surgeon perform additional surgery to ascertain the cause before discharging her...(Read More)
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