Women’s Health Malpractice
While complications can occur with the best of care, the quality of care can have a dramatic affect on the outcome for mother and child. Is your Obstetrician competent and qualified? Did you receive the best care available to you from pregnancy to delivery? Are you and your baby healthy?
A mistake during the course of your pregnancy and/or delivery can have catastrophic repercussions upon the quality of your life and upon the life of your infant. Women are often prescribed hormone replacement therapy from their Gynecologist. These medications are not without their own risk and dangers.
If you had obstetric or gynecologic surgery, such as c-section or a hysterectomy, was it performed properly and without complications?
Ureteral injury is one of the most serious complications of gynecologic surgery. These injuries are serious and troublesome and are often associated with urinary tract infection, pelvic pain, fistula and sexual dysfunction and can lead to loss of kidney function in serious cases. They are most often caused by surgical errors which are found post operatively and repaired far too late to change the outcome.
If you believe that you or a loved one was the victim of obstetric or gynecologic malpractice in Philadelphia or New Jersey, please contact the Lewis Law Firm today for a women’s health malpractice lawyer. The Lewis Law Firm has a history of litigating cases of ureteral injury and can help determine if there was a surgical error in your case.
Late Diagnosis of Breast, Ovarian and Cervical Cancers
There have been numerous advances in the treatment and diagnosis of cancer. Unfortunately the timing of the diagnosis still has a dramatic impact on the potential that treatment will be successful and that a patient may survive a diagnosis of cancer. Certain cancers either primarily (breast cancer) or exclusively (ovarian, cervical) affect women. The Lewis Law Firm was founded and is run by a strong woman who believes in empowering other women with regard to their health care choices.
1 out of every 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetimes. Ovarian and endometrial cancers are newly diagnosed in nearly 70,000 women in the United States each year, and 1/3 of them will die from it. There is currently no routine screening test for ovarian or endometrial cancer in women.
The earlier a cancer diagnosis can be made, the better. The majority of cancers demonstrate a response to chemotherapy, radiation therapy and/or surgery. Any delay in the diagnosis of cancer can rob a patient of treatment options and increase the potential for metastasis (spread) of cancer while shortening the lifespan of the patient. The Lewis Law Firm has a history of litigating case of advanced breast cancer from late diagnosis of breast ovarian and cervical cancers. We can help determine if there was a preventable diagnosis of cancer in your case which may have changed your outcome.
If you believe that you or a loved one was the victim of a late diagnosis of breast, ovarian or cancer, please contact the Lewis Law Firm, Medical Malpractice Lawyers NJ and PA, today. For more information on Women’s Health Issues read the Lewis Law Firm blog.