Medical misdiagnosis compensation is a type of medical negligence claim brought as a result of negligent treatment. A large proportion of medical misdiagnosis compensation claims are successfully fought each year by our specialist medical misdiagnosis solicitors.
What is medical misdiagnosis?
Medical misdiagnosis caused by medical negligence falls into three categories:
1. Total misdiagnosis: Where a health condition or illness is failed to be diagnosed following health problems.
2. Late diagnosis: Which can impact on recovery time and prolong health issues.
3. Incorrect diagnosis: Which can result in improper medication or treatment being administered.
Claim compensation for wrong diagnosis or undiagnosed illness
Your medical misdiagnosis compensation claim will vary depending on certain factors. These include:
- The circumstances surrounding the misdiagnosis;
- Overall severity of your misdiagnosis;
- Ongoing illness and or recovery time;
- Changes to life expectancy;
- Financial loss;
- Delay in rectification or acknowledgment;
- Liability acceptance;
- Care and support; and
- Lifestyle changes.
A medical misdiagnosis claim can be made for:
- Pain, discomfort and disability caused;
- Reduction in life expectancy;
- Loss of earnings;
- Medication and or equipment costs; and
- Treatment costs including travel expenses.
How our medical misdiagnosis solicitors can help
Our medical misdiagnosis solicitors are part of the Hugh James Medical Negligence Team. The team is top ranked throughout England and Wales and has experts in all aspects of medical negligence including medical misdiagnosis. Your case will be handled confidentially by people who are sympathetic and knowledgeable about the situation you may find yourself in. We will work closely with you to ensure you get the right level of compensation and rehabilitation that your situation may require. We can assist with minor to complex, life changing medical misdiagnosis claims.
We offer no win, no fee arrangements so there are no hefty legal bills to pay. Contact us today to discuss your medical misdiagnosis claim; our initial assessment is free with no obligation.