Delayed Diagnosis Claims
Our medical negligence solicitors specialise in legal claims where there has been an unnecessary delay in diagnosing an illness. This delay can have devastating consequences, for example, a delay in diagnosing meningitis can be fatal and a delay in diagnosing cancer can reduce life expectancy.
Our specialist team has many years experience in pursuing these types of claims and have the knowledge and expertise to ensure that you receive the best compensation possible.
While most medical professionals provide the right diagnosis, there are occasions when doctors can give the wrong diagnosis or miss the diagnosis of your medical condition.
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If you or your family have suffered due to Delayed Diagnosis, our specialist team of solicitors can help you recover the compensation you and your family deserve, Call us today or start your claim online and we will call you back.
Common causes of misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis include:
- Failing to read or report on an X Ray
- Reading an X Ray, but failing to spot a fracture
- Failing to respond to test results
- Failing to refer for treatment at an early stage
- Failing to prescribe medication at an early stage
Common areas of delayed or misdiagnosis includes:
- Cancer (all types including breast cancer and cervical cancer)
- Misdiagnosis by a GP over a long period
- Delayed diagnosis in Accident & Emergency when treatment may be time critical
For further information or if you believe you have suffered as a result of a Delayed Diagnosis, please contact us.
All enquiries are completely free of charge and we will investigate all funding options for you including no win, no fee.
Contact us on freephone 0800 358 3848
Or start your claim online.
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