$458,000 Settlement for Failure to Diagnose Lung Cancer
- Date: Fall 2007
- Attorney: Carol L. Forte
- Settlement: $458,000
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Failure to Diagnose Lung Cancer
Blume Donnelly partner Carol L. Forte represented a 73-year-old woman whose doctors delayed in the diagnosis of her lung cancer for three years. By the time the lung cancer was diagnosed, it had progressed to a more advanced stage with a worsened prognosis. The woman has responded well to her chemotherapy. Carol was able to settle this claim on the eve of trial for $458,000.