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Delayed Squamous Cell Cancer Diagnosis

DELAYED SQUAMOUS CELL CANCER DIAGNOSIS Lawyers in Connecticut


We Can Help You Recover the Compensation You Deserve

Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common type of cancer of the tongue. A squamous cell carcinoma tumor is usually located on the side, or lateral border, of the tongue.

A Squamous Cell Carcinoma tumor is usually somewhat ulcerated and often grayish-pink or red in color. These tumors will often bleed easily if bitten or touched.

Who is at Risk?

While smoking and drinking are known to contribute to the formation of squamous cell carcinoma, some people will develop this form of cancer without any known additional risk factors.

What are the Treatment Options?

Most very small cancers of the tongue can be quickly and successfully treated through surgical removal, leaving little to no cosmetic or functional changes. With this in mind, early detection and diagnosis is very important.

What are the Reasons for Misdiagnosis?

Mistakes in diagnosing oral cancers can be made by doctors, dentists, and dental hygienists.

Some reasons for delayed diagnosis can include:

  • Misdiagnosis of tumors as ulcers or sores
  • Failure to follow-up on unhealed lesions
  • Failing to refer patients to a surgeon
  • Failure to biopsy a suspicious lesion
  • Mistakes identifying cancerous tissue

As with all forms of cancer, early detection and an appropriate treatment regimen are vital to a patient’s long-term prognosis and their ultimate survival rate.

If you have suffered serious harm caused by a delayed cancer diagnosis, trust Carter Mario Law Firm to help. Contact our team today at (203) 806-9256 to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation.

CLIENT VICTORIES

We've Recovered Hundreds of Millions for Clients Throughout Connecticut
  • Failure to Treat $3,900,000

    Gastroenterologist and primary care doctor failed to treat or transfer our 65-year-old client who was hospitalized for GI bleeding, which resulted in our client’s death.

  • Failure to Diagnose $3,400,000

    Death due to failure to diagnose abdominal cancer.

  • Medical Malpractice $3,400,000

    Brain damage, paralysis, and speech deficits from a bedside procedure.

  • Brain Damage $3,300,000

    Brain damage from a misplaced breathing tube.

  • Death Due to Failure to Diagnose $1,650,000

    Death due to failure to diagnose skin cancer.

  • Failure to Monitor Patient $1,500,000

    Failure to monitor patient after surgery resulting in death.

  • Failure to Treat Infection $1,300,000

    Death due to failure to treat infection after weight loss surgery.

  • Death from Catheter Insertion $1,200,000

    Death from catheter insertion.

  • Errors Result in Death $1,080,000

    Medication errors resulting in death.

  • Failure to Monitor Blood Thinner Medication $1,000,000

    Pulmonary embolism due to failure to monitor blood thinner medication.

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WHY CHOOSE CARTER MARIO LAW FIRM?

  • Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Recovered

    We have secured countless victories on behalf of injured clients throughout the state of Connecticut since 1989.

  • Experience on Your Side

    We have been fighting for personal injury victims throughout Connecticut for more than three decades, and we're just getting started. 

  • Committed to Our Community

    We are dedicated to serving our community inside and outside of the courtroom, and even run a statewide outreach initiative to give back.

  • A Team That Puts You First

    At Carter Mario Law Firm, our clients are our number one priority. This is why we provide every client with 24/7 access to the legal team working on their case.

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Real Stories from Real People
  • Client
    Such a great experience.

    “I had such a great experience with Carter Mario Law Firm. Everyone was amazing, helpful and comforting during this stressful time.”

    - Michelle P.
  • Client
    It felt really good to have someone.

    “My son suffered an injury after being hurt in a car accident, and it felt really good to have someone fighting for the person you love.”

    - Alex M.
  • Client
    Took so much stress off of me.

    “When I had my work-related injury, Carter Mario took on the workers’ comp insurance company that tried to belittle me and dealt with them, which took so much stress off of me. Thank you so much.”

    - Ruth H.
  • Client
    The team has helped me incredibly.

    “Excellent client services and professional. The team has helped me incredibly throughout the aftermath of an accident from day one.”

    - Jeremy G.
  • Client
    Tough and fearless.

    “Look no further, you have found the best personal injury law firm in Connecticut. Tough and fearless, and I cannot think of anyone better to represent me.”

    - Phillip Y.
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