Minneapolis, MN asked in Wrongful Death for Illinois

Q: Husband misdiagnosed for a year ,found out has stage 4 cancer ,died less than 3onths later

Husband felt ill,.multiple symptoms,.Everytime we went to same hospital and they would give us a diagnosis that would end us back there every month or 2 untill a year or ? Later he went and they told him nothing they could find. They wanted to dismiss him but he told them that no they had to check as he pointed to his chest. He told the there was setting there. They did a test they never did before and found out that he had stage 4 esphageal cancer , he cried an all the nurses cried. He died less than 3 months later. What can I do. This happened less that 2 years ago

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Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: You are not alleging Wrongful Death, you are alleging medical malpractice. You should NOT have waited so long. Do you have a doctor who can testify that the failure to diagnose resulted in his death? Are you sure that the cancer from which he suffered would not have been fatal even if diagnosed a year earlier?

If you are in Minnesota, why did you post this under Illinois? You MUST immediately take the medical records to medical malpractice attorneys in the state where this hospital is located.

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