You should be able to put your faith in medical professionals without hesitation.
Most healthcare professionals are diligent and trustworthy individuals who prioritise the care of patients. However, occasionally, conditions or injuries can be misdiagnosed. When this happens, there can be lasting consequences on a person’s health.
In misdiagnosis claims, this responsibility of care is not always deliberately neglected by a medical professional. Sometimes, these claims arise because of a mistake or lack of professional judgement.
Whatever the reason for your incorrect diagnosis, if the blame was not your own, usually, it is possible to pursue a medical negligence claim.
Get in touch with the lawyers at First Personal Injury to discuss the circumstances of your misdiagnosis and to find out if we are able to help you claim compensation. Call us today on 0800 808 9740 or make a compensation claim online.
Common Kinds Of Late and Misdiagnosis Claims
A doctor may miss some details of a medical test you have had
A doctor may misinterpret results
Some people may be receiving a full treatment programme for an illness they do not actually have because they have been wrongly diagnosed
Some diseases cause other diseases. It is important that the underlying disease is treated and not the symptom that has been mistaken for a disease.
Incorrect prescribing of medication can cause problems and long-term use of some drugs can cause serious health problems.
I’ve never been in an accident before. I was hesitant about making a claim. First Personal Injury sorted it all out and explained everything.
If you are uncertain as to whether your potential claim will be successful, we recommend you get in touch with a personal injury lawyer straight away. He/she will be able to advise you of the validity of your claim.
Beginning Late or Misdiagnosis Claims with First Personal Injury
We understand that if you have been misdiagnosed, it can be a very difficult time for you and your family. Because of this, we aim to put you at ease by handling your case sensitively and professionally.
To learn more or to start your claim, get in touch with our expert team on 0800 808 9740or contact us online.
*Please note – With regards to No Win No Fee - In limited circumstances, fees may be charged when your accident claim is not successful. These specific limited circumstances will be explained to you by your Solicitor.
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