Confidential Settlement: Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer
Medical Malpractice Action Against Prominent HMO
Failure to diagnose breast cancer resulting in a 14-month delay and spread of the cancer to 22/22 lymph nodes. We alleged that initial scans revealed a mass that should have been subjected to biopsy and that the delay in diagnosis significantly affected the patient's prognosis and chances of recurrence. This case was settled approximately 1 year after the filing of the lawsuit.