How we handled the Medmal case
Updated: May 23
How does our expertise handle a delayed diagnosis of abdominal cancer of 62 years old woman?
In this case, a 62-year-old woman had multiple visits for abdomen pain with the defendant facility for more than a year, later on, she was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma. Our medical experts analyzed the medical records and exposed the critical unnoticed in-depth details of the patient, leading to a winning case for the attorney.
A 62-year-old woman presented to the defendant facility for the very first time on 06/21/2020 with severe abdomen pain and, vomiting. She has been prescribed home medications. Later she had several follow-ups once a month for nearly a year until 07/09/2021 and she was treated only with home medications for abdomen pain. On 07/09/2021 she was ordered with upper endoscopy which showed stomach cancer. On 07/12/2021, biopsy findings revealed adenocarcinoma.
The approach of analyzing the medical records to find the deviation:
Our team of medical experts analyzes the available medical records with a sharp eye to join the dots, find the lead points, involved medical providers, and unnoticed details during the visit
A detailed discussion with MDs will be done to know the case focus and points to be noted (Irrespective of the case) and identify the problems that led to delay in diagnosis and treatment
Summarizing the medical chronology with the necessary details in a chronological timeline manner will help to witness the error that occurred
Highlighting the weight loss details, and noting a deviation of not ordered with any diagnostics for a long-term abdominal pain
These details will provide a brief pattern of medical records for ease of understanding and a path for a favorable settlement.