Medical Malpractice Lawyers seek Damages in Breast Cancer Lawsuit

In late April, Carol Renna was awarded $400,000 by a jury in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The lawsuit derived from multiple visits made by the plaintiff to different doctors. Ms. Renna wanted to have two large masses in her breasts examined. Medical malpractice lawyers believe that this is an extreme case of negligence because if the problem is not properly detected, breast cancer is often deadly. Medical Malpractice Lawyers Argue the Necessity of a Follow-Up Ms. Renna originally found two masses in her breast in April of 2004. She visited her primary care physician but was soon referred to Dr. Mark Schadt. In the month following … [Read more...]

Medical Malpractice Filed by Younger Women Increasing

Medical Malpractice cases filed by young women are increasing, due to a rising number of cancer misdiagnoses. Breast and Cervical Cancers Go Undetected in Young Women In a recent report by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), younger woman are being diagnosed with cancer in it's much later stages, making it difficult, if not impossible, to effectively treat. Specifically, the report states that: ...over half of all colorectal cancers and cervical cancers, and a third of breast cancers were diagnosed in the later stages. Cancer detected early can be treated even without the use of radiation or chemotherapy, which … [Read more...]