$600,000 Settlement for Delay in Diagnosis of Colon Cancer
- Date: Spring 2010
- Attorney: Kenneth W. Elwood
- Settlement: $600,000
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Failure to Diagnose, Colon Cancer, Colonoscopy
Blume Donnelly partner Kenneth Elwood represented a 65-year-old man. The man’s doctor failed to do a follow-up colonoscopy, resulting in a delay in the diagnosis of the man’s colon cancer. When diagnosed, the cancer had progressed to stage III with metastases, affecting the man’s survival prognosis. Ken was able to settle this claim for $600,000.