$1.6 Million Settlement in Failure to Timely Diagnose Breast Cancer

Ms. Doe, who had a history of breast cancer, underwent regular breast MRIs. After a tumor was identified on an MRI, her treating radiologist reviewed previous scans and allegedly confirmed that they had been misread as normal for several years. By the time the correct diagnosis was issued, Ms. Doe’s breast cancer had spread to her lymph nodes.

Ms. Doe required chemotherapy and radiation and now has a reduced life expectancy. Furthermore, she incurred $341,000 in medical expenses and $19,000 in lost income.

Ms. Doe sued undisclosed defendants for choosing not to timely diagnose and treat her breast cancer. Had Ms. Doe received an earlier diagnosis, it was claimed that she could have been treated successfully with surgery.

Before the jury trial, the parties settled for $1.6 million.

The attorneys representing Ms. Doe were Anthony M. Russell and Les Bowers.

Roe v. Roe, Confidential docket.

Kreisman Law Offices has been handling cancer misdiagnosis lawsuits, breast cancer misdiagnosis cases, traumatic brain injury lawsuits, birth injury cases, and wrongful death cases for individuals, families and loved ones who have been harmed, injured or died as a result of the carelessness or negligence of a medical provider for more than 47 years in and around Chicago, Cook County and its surrounding areas, including Woodstock, Cary, Hoffman Estates, Vernon Hills, Des Plaines, Wheaton, Bolingbrook, Orland Park, Calumet City, Chicago (Englewood, Woodlawn, South Chicago, East Side, Gold Coast, Lincoln Square, Logan Square, Hermosa, Garfield Park, North Lawndale), Cicero, Oak Park, Oak Lawn, and Villa Park, Ill.

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