CERVICAL CANCER MALPRACTICE
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FREE CONSULTATION ON CERVICAL CANCER MALPRACTICE CLAIMS
Two issues arise in malpractice claims: liability, 1) did the doctor deviate from standards of reasonable care and 2) did that deviation substantially alter the treatment outcome,
Claims of cervical cancer malpractice typically involve, failure to
perform testing where symptoms arise, failure to identify a
a cancerous mass in the cervix, failure or interpretation of a pap smear or biopsy, or inadequate followup of positive findings.
Not every error creates a claim- the court must evaluate whether a delay changed the outcome. Sometimes delays will worsen the patient's prognosis, and an expert must identify with reasonable certainty the consequence of delay.
Howard Gutman has been involved with cancer diagnosis in a personal and professional sense. He is an attorney who has handled legal claims involving pulmonary and other tumors, and also served as a caregiver for a family member with the disease. He is the author of the book Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma now entering its second edition. He was a member of the board of directors of a cancer support group matching patients with support people by disease characteristics. In his legal capacity, he has appeared on Good Day New York, spoken at the National Press Club and been interviewed by NBC Nightly News.
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