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How A Delayed Cancer Diagnosis Can Affect A Patient

By Carroll Law Firm |

According to the World Health Organization, cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for almost 10 million deaths in 2020. However, cancer usually has a high chance of cure if detected early and treated appropriately. Unfortunately, many people who develop cancer are diagnosed late, which makes treatment less likely to succeed. Delays… Read More »

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Diagnosis Errors Are The Most Common Reasons For Medical Malpractice Claims Involving Children, Study Finds

By Carroll Law Firm |

Unfortunately, just like adults, children also fall victim to medical malpractice. If your child suffered injuries or died due to medical malpractice, you should talk to a qualified medical malpractice attorney. An attorney can help you file a medical malpractice claim or lawsuit and recover  compensation . Medical malpractice claims involving children can arise… Read More »

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How To Prove Failure To Diagnose When Pursuing A Medical Malpractice Claim?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Failure to diagnose, misdiagnosis, and other diagnosis-related mistakes can result in incorrect or delayed treatment. When a doctor fails to diagnose a patient’s condition, the patient may not receive any treatment at all. Both misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis may warrant a medical malpractice claim. However, proving that your doctor was negligent is no easy… Read More »

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How Can You Prove Delayed Diagnosis?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Patients rely on doctors and other medical professionals to diagnose and treat their medical conditions in a timely manner. Unfortunately, not all patients receive timely diagnoses, while some end up being misdiagnosed. Delayed diagnosis can significantly worsen a patient’s condition or even make effective medical treatment more difficult or impossible. When you or your… Read More »

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What to Do if You Were Misdiagnosed in Georgia?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Being misdiagnosed or receiving a wrong diagnosis can be very disheartening and frustrating, but you need to know how to help yourself and protect your legal rights if you were a victim of misdiagnosis. Contact our Atlanta diagnosis error attorney Stacey Carroll if you have reason to believe that you received a wrong diagnosis…. Read More »

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How Can Healthcare Providers Prevent Diagnosis Errors?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, and failure to diagnose can mean the difference between life and death. Diagnosis errors can cause a tremendous amount of pain and suffering or leave a patient disabled and injured for the rest of his or her life. Yet, misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose a disease, such as cancer, continues to… Read More »

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