UK Wide Medical Negligence Claim Coverage
We have specialist Medical Negligence Claim Solicitors across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland waiting to help you now.
When we are suffering from unpleasant symptoms and go to the doctor, we are vulnerable and we put our trust in their expert knowledge. Therefore, it is essential that doctors are moderated so we know they are doing the best they can for their patients. If a doctor is not performing to an acceptable level, their patients will be subject to substandard medical care. One way in which a doctor can cause their patient trouble rather than good is by making a wrongful diagnosis. There are two main subsets of wrongful diagnosis, false negatives and false positives. Both have unwanted consequences for the patient in question.
False Negatives: This is when a doctor says a patient is healthy when in fact they are not. Obviously this failure to diagnose an illness leads to a failure to treat the illness. This can exacerbate the illness and also means the patient has no alleviation of their symptoms. A false negative error can have devastating effects, in extreme cases it can lead to the death of the patient.
False Positives: This is when a doctor says a patient is ill when in fact they are not. The psychological effects of having to deal with a disease when you are in fact not suffering from it can be extensive, particularly in the case of cancer. Not only does a false positive affect the patient, it also affects their family. Furthermore, the main issue with a false positive is that the patient will be receiving unnecessary treatment. Unnecessary treatment may be anything from a course of drugs to a surgical procedure.
If you have suffered as a result of your doctor's wrongful diagnosis, you may be able to make a medical negligence claim to get the compensation you deserve.
1stClaims does not charge you for using our service and all initial enquiries with our Solicitors are also free of charge, so rest assured, this initial step of making an enquiry will not cost you anything.
Once one of our Solicitors has assessed the merits of your enquiry they will make a judgement on the likely chances of bringing a successful claim and if the prospects are good, they will normally offer to take your case on a No Win No Fee basis. NOTE: If your case is successful your Solicitor will deduct up to a maximum of 25% of your final settlement or compensation award as payment for their fees. You can find out more about No Win No Fee arrangements and the potential costs that can be incurred by clicking here.
Can We Help You?
Every case is different and we recognise this. If you are unsure about whether you have a valid basis for a delayed diagnosis claim or are simply unsure as to whether you wish to claim at all, we will be more than happy to talk it through with you. Our medical negligence claims team is just a click or a phone call away. 1st Claims can help you get the compensation you deserve for the unnecessary pain and suffering the negligence of a third party has put you through.
If you would like 1stClaims' expert Medical Negligence Solicitors on your side please call us free on 0800 2888 693 (from a mobile click to call: 01275 774 557) or complete our Free Claim Enquiry form now and we will be in touch with you very soon.
Remember, all initial enquiries are completely free of charge and the solicitor will investigate all funding options for you.
We are here to help you from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday,
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What Happens Next?
Complete a Quick Claim Enquiry and this is what you will benefit from:
- Advice on whether you can make a claim and how the claims process works from a specialist claims solicitor;
- Compensation - what can you claim for and how much are you likely to receive;
- Costs - your options for funding your claim; and
- An explanation of what will happen next if you decide to carry on and make a claim (how your solicitor will take care of everything for you).
All on a free, no obligation Quick Claim Enquiry Advice Call.
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