Yes, a misread skin biopsy report for melanoma may be considered medical malpractice. Biopsy reports play key roles in decisions made about the diagnosis and treatment of a patient with melanoma skin cancer. Therefore, when a misread skin biopsy report for melanoma results in delayed treatment to a patient, it can cause significant harm to a patient, even death, as early detection is key to battling cancer cells.
If you or your loved one had a delay in melanoma skin cancer treatment due to a misread biopsy report, you should contact our experienced Michigan medical malpractice lawyers today to discuss your case. Patients who suffer serious harm due to the physician’s failure to properly read a skin biopsy report can pursue a case against the negligent medical professional. In cases involving death, the surviving family members can file a wrongful death lawsuit. Our experienced attorneys have the knowledge and expertise to win substantial settlements in these types of cases. We will represent you in your medical malpractice claim under our No Win No Fee Promise. This means that there are no legal fees whatsoever until we win or settle your case. Call (800) 606-1717 now for your free, no obligation consultation!