Malpractice Attorney for Skin Cancer Patients
Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting people in Pennsylvania and around the world, and incidence of it is increasing due to environmental and other factors. If left untreated or improperly treated, it can require extensive medical treatment and even cause death.
I’m Pennsylvania medical malpractice lawyer Mike George, and I help skin cancer patents whose cancers could have been more effectively treated if their doctors had diagnosed them earlier. Contact me to schedule a free initial consultation at my offices in Pittsburgh.
Holding Doctors Accountable for Delayed Diagnosis
Melanoma and other forms of skin cancer can often be effectively dealt with if caught early but can have serious consequences if not diagnosed and treated. If you have been diagnosed with malignant melanoma or another advanced skin cancer and believe your doctor should have diagnosed it earlier, I may be able to help.
Skin cancers can form anywhere on the body, including places that are not regularly exposed to the sun. Doctors have a responsibility to be vigilant if they see signs that you may have skin cancer.
Like other forms of cancer, early prognosis is a key element of skin cancer treatment. If you have been harmed by a failure to diagnose cancer on the part of a negligent doctor, you may be entitled to compensation for that harm.
Getting Answers for People With Preventable Skin Cancer
It can be frustrating anytime a doctor ignores your symptoms or tells you there is nothing you can do about them. It is that much worse when it turns out that you were telling your doctor about something that turned was a symptom of skin cancer.
If you need answers to why your doctor did not detect and treat your skin cancer early enough, contact me to get an aggressive advocate on your side.