MisdiagnosisFree advice for victims of misdiagnosis
Have you been misdiagnosed?
When we visit the doctor, naturally we put ourselves in their hands and assume they will correctly diagnose the problem we are experiencing, whatever that may be. We often don’t give the diagnosis a second thought; we take what the doctor says, and follow the recommended steps given to us. But what happens when the information provided by your doctor, or any other medical professional, is wrong? Who do you turn to for advice?
There are two main types of medical misdiagnosis. The first type is where a condition is entirely undiagnosed. This refers to a time when a patient has visited their doctor with a problem over a period of time and the doctor has failed to diagnose the illness. The second type of misdiagnosis refers to an incorrect diagnosis, which could include a person being given unsuitable treatment for their condition, and this has made their symptoms worse.
Types of misdiagnosis or undiagnosed conditions
At Mercury Legal Online we work with clients who’ve experienced misdiagnosis claims including cancer misdiagnosis, skin cancer misdiagnosis, brain tumor misdiagnosis, undiagnosed fractures and delayed treatment resulting from the misdiagnosis of a heart condition.
Can you make a claim for medical misdiagnosis?
If you or a loved one has experienced medical misdiagnosis and been through further injury, pain or suffering as a result, you are entitled to make a claim with us. Here at Mercury Legal Online, we are experts in medical negligence and have secured thousands of pounds for victims, including those of incorrect misdiagnosis.
To make a claim for medical negligence compensation we must be able to prove that any further pain and suffering was caused by your treatment or misdiagnosis. For example if you visit a hospital or A&E after a heavy fall and they diagnose you with a sprain, but in fact sometime after you found out that you’ve suffered from a fracture, after it was too late to operate effectively, then you may have a claim for clinical negligence compensation.
Making a claim for misdiagnosis
If you believe that you have a claim, or are unsure and would like to speak to one of the team to find out more, contact us today. Alternatively, you can request a free call back from one of our specialist medical negligence claims Solicitors. If you need to speak to someone now, you can call one of our team directly on 0800 122 3130. You can speak to someone 24/7 and the advice you’ll receive is completely free.
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There are times that the medical procedures and care we receive may fall short of everything you expect to receive, and things can go drastically wrong, leaving you worse off and perhaps, severely injured. Watch our medical negligence videos for more information about making a medical claim.
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