The immediate answer to whether you should sue your doctor or hospital for the misdiagnosis of your breast cancer is…only you can decide if this is something that you should do. With that said, there are some things that you really need to keep in mind if you think that you want to go this route.

First, these cases take a lot of time to complete. If you are thinking that you will be able to get through this type of case in about 30-60 days you are badly mistaken. Because these cases are complex and require experts, waiting a couple of years until completion is a real likelihood.

Second, you must decide for yourself if you are really up to this. Like what was stated above, these cases take a long time and you have to be true with yourself. On top of possibly continuing medical treatment, will you be able to deal with the legal process?

Lastly, what about your family? Do you have a husband or boyfriend? What about children? You have to think about whether you want your family to be exposed to this process also. What we mean is that will your worry about your law suit and legal matters cause you to have an adverse relationship with your family?

At the end of the day, to decision whether to sue your doctor for your breast cancer misdiagnosis is ultimately up to you. In making that decision, be sure to think about some of the things mentioned in this article.

If you would like to speak with someone on whether you have been the victim of medical malpractice as a result of your breast cancer misdiagnosis here in Maryland, this is what we invite you to do. Pick up the phone and give us a call. We can be reached at 301-850-4832. We answer questions like yours all the time and we would be glad to hear your story.

Marcus Boston is a Maryland medical malpractice attorney who helps people navigate the Maryland childbirth injury and medical malpractice process to get money for their injuries caused by the carelessness of doctors and hospitals.