Misdiagnosis and
delayed diagnosis
of cancer

Misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis of cancer

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Medical negligence claims can involve a misdiagnosis or a delay in a cancer diagnosis, but it’s not enough to show that a delayed cancer diagnosis and treatment was negligent. Proof that loss or injury has resulted from this delay is also needed. For example, if the delay was relatively short, bringing a negligence claim may not be possible if it can’t be shown that this delay has resulted in a worse outcome, such as reduced life expectancy, or that it has made less invasive treatment impossible.

If you have experienced misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis of cancer, our expert medical negligence lawyers can help to clarify your situation and assist you in understanding your legal options.

Maurice Blackburn personal injury lawyers have successfully represented patients in medical malpractice cases arising from:

Talk to Maurice Blackburn for more information and to find out how we can help. We have lawyers in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and throughout Australia. 

All you need to know about Medical Negligence

If your health care professional, hospital or other facility breaches what’s known as their duty of care, you may be able to make a claim for compensation.

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