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Delayed diagnosis claims

If you or your family have been affected by the delayed diagnosis of a medical condition, our team of expert medical negligence solicitors can help you pursue a claim for compensation.

To speak with one of our medical negligence experts call 0800 358 3848 or complete our online enquiry form.

What is medical misdiagnosis?

Medical misdiagnosis occurs due to an incorrect diagnosis of a condition, a delayed diagnosis, or a condition or illness being missed completely.

The majority of medical professionals provide the correct diagnoses; however, there are occasions when a misdiagnosis occurs. The consequences of a misdiagnosis in these situations can be life-changing and even fatal.

Commonly misdiagnosed conditions

Some of the conditions and illnesses commonly misdiagnosed include:

  • Cancer
  • Meningitis
  • Stroke
  • Infections
  • Orthopaedic conditions
  • Heart conditions
  • Diabetes

How do I make a medical misdiagnosis claim?

If you would like to make a medical negligence claim for misdiagnosis, then please contact our team. We are one of the UK's leading medical negligence law firms. We will advise and support you throughout the claims process, ensuring you receive the best possible outcome.

You can find out more about making a medical negligence claim here.

How much compensation can I claim for medical misdiagnosis?

The amount of compensation you can claim for medical misdiagnosis is dependent on:

  • the extent of any injury or illness you have suffered due to the negligent medical treatment 
  • expenses you have incurred 
  • your future needs

It is usually difficult to value a claim at the outset. As the claim proceeds, we build up a picture of your injury and how your life has been affected.

Contact us

Our medical negligence team are specialists in legal claims where a condition or illness has been misdiagnosed. We have many years of experience pursuing these types of claims, and we have the knowledge and expertise to ensure you receive the best compensation possible.

For a free, no obligation call with one of our medical negligence experts, please dial 0800 358 3848, email personalinjury@fieldfisher.com, or complete our online enquiry form.

 

Why choose Fieldfisher's medical negligence team?

Settlements

We achieve record damages for people suffering serious injury following medical negligence. Last year, we recovered more than £200m in compensation claims.

Experience

We have more than 30 years' experience pursuing claims for people injured by medical negligence, clinical negligence, medical accidents and medical mistakes.

Recognised

We are ranked top tier in leading legal directories and regularly recognised in industry awards. We are accredited by APIL, panel members of AvMA and members of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel.

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Contact us

For a free, no obligation call with one of our medical negligence experts, please dial 0800 358 3848 or complete our online enquiry form.