Stomach Cancer Lawyers in New York

The only thing worse than being diagnosed with stomach cancer is learning that it should have been caught sooner. If you suspect your stomach cancer should have been diagnosed sooner, call the team at the Porter Law Group for a free case evaluation.
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There is no standard screening process for stomach cancer among people with low to average risk in the United States. However, if you have precancerous stomach conditions like atrophic gastritis, intestinal metaplasia, or genetic disorders that lead to hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC), doctors have state-of-the-art tools at their disposal to diagnose and treat your condition before it becomes full-blown cancer or before cancer develops into the later stages.

However, there are still instances when doctors either fail to order the appropriate tests, order a test but don't read the results, or fail to interpret test results correctly. This sort of medical malpractice can have devastating effects. Instead of being diagnosed early, when treatment can work, cancerous tumors are allowed to grow and spread for months or even years.

According to the New York Law Journal, New York had the largest number of medical malpractice lawsuits filed in the country in the last decade, with almost 16,000 suits filed against healthcare professionals between 2012 and 2022. Doctors across the state routinely fail to provide adequate care for their patients by misinterpreting test results or failing to treat a patient properly.
The lawyers at the Porter Law Group have secured millions of dollars* for people whose cancer diagnosis was delayed. We can recover compensation for you if your doctors:

- Failed to order regular upper endoscopy despite the presence of precancerous stomach conditions
- Failed to properly learn and respond to your pertinent family history.
- Failed to perform the tests typically recommended for patients with similar symptoms.
- Failed to order appropriate follow-up tests.
- Treatment was delayed because your cancer was initially misdiagnosed.
- A specimen/biopsy collection error resulted in inconclusive results or need to be repeated, resulting in delayed treatment.
- Your lab work was misreported or misinterpreted.
- You had an abnormal test result, but follow-up care was not given.
- Stomach cancer was diagnosed correctly, but treatment was not offered, delayed, or inappropriate for your stage or other health conditions.
- Failed to properly read or interpret your test results
- Failed to order other necessary screening tests
- Failed to refer you to a qualified gastroenterologist despite signs of serious stomach problems


Think you’re alone? You’re not. To learn more about the stories of people we’ve represented in lawsuits because their doctors failed to diagnose their cancer in a timely manner, click here.

Your doctors owe it to you to order the appropriate tests and to properly interpret the results. If you've been denied available treatments, or you're now facing a decreased survival rate because of your doctor's failure to diagnose your cancer, call us for a free case evaluation.

Our lawyers and team of board-certified medical experts are here to give you the answers you and your family deserve.

Screening for Stomach Cancer

While there are no standard screening protocols for people at low to average risk of stomach cancer, if you have precancerous stomach conditions, genetic disorders, or fall into the ‘high-risk’ category, there are tests available that doctors can use to properly examine your condition. To learn more about the tools your doctor should use to diagnose stomach cancer early, click here. If your doctor failed to order these tests, or misinterpreted your test results, and delayed your cancer diagnosis, contact us for a free case evaluation.

The Medical Team We Use To Investigate Your Case

We have longstanding relationships with many of the top medical experts in this field. We hire them to review your medical records and test results and determine whether your stomach cancer should have been diagnosed sooner. If you suspect you've been the victim of a doctor's failure to make a timely diagnosis of your stomach cancer, contact us for a free case evaluation.

Taking Care of Your Family

If you're worried about who will take care of your family should your cancer prove fatal, or if you're worried about how you'll pay for your medical bills, learn more about the compensation you might be able to recover if your doctor failed to make a timely diagnosis of your cancer. See the results we have obtained for our clients due to their doctor's failure to diagnose their cancer early.

*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Our Past Results Speak for Themselves

Settlement – Prostate Cancer

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Why Porter Law Group?

Clients come to see us after they’ve received the worst news they can ever hear. We never forget this or that a courtroom success or settlement in our client’s favor has the power to change a family’s life and give them the ability to start to pick up the pieces and move on with their lives as best they can.
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