$1,600,000 Settlement for Failure to Timely Diagnose & Treat Breast Cancer
- Date: Fall 2010
- Attorney: Carol L. Forte
- Settlement: $1,600,000
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Timely Treat, Breast Cancer
Carol Forte represented a woman who had a delay in the diagnosis of her ductal breast cancer. The cancer was allowed to progress for a period of approximately 2.5 years. By the time it was discovered, the plaintiff had stage 3 cancer, which subsequently spread to other areas in her body. The case was settled for 1.6 million dollars.