A medical misdiagnosis can have a severe impact on a patient, especially if the wrong diagnosis has prevented them from gaining access to the right treatment in a suitable period of time.
If you have had to deal with prolonged suffering or worsened pain because of a delayed or incorrect diagnosis, you may be able to pursue a misdiagnosis compensation claim with the help of our highly trained medical negligence solicitors at Roberts Jackson.
We understand that making a claim for misdiagnosis can be an uncomfortable process however a misdiagnosis can cause further treatment or injury meaning the compensation you receive will help cover this.
Why Have I Suffered From a Medical Misdiagnosis?
Patients trust medical professionals to provide them with a certain standard of medical care, where they are given the correct treatment without a significant delay.
But, mistakes and misjudgements can sometimes happen. Roberts Jackson solicitors are experienced in handling medical misdiagnosis compensation claims for patients who have suffered as a result of a wrong diagnosis and find that the most common causes are:
- Incorrect diagnosis of symptoms
- Wrong reading of medical history, reports or x-rays
- Medical tests not being acted upon correctly
- Failure to refer patients to specialists
However your misdiagnosis has been caused, our legal team will work hard to secure you a top payout so that you are fully compensated for the impact it has had on your health and finances. We will also make sure that you have access to the right level of care and support you require after the incident.
Starting Your Medical Misdiagnosis Compensation Claim
Victims of misdiagnosis and other types of medical negligence have three years in which to make a claim, which starts from the date of the negligent act or from the date of knowledge.
Whether you are looking to pursue a medical misdiagnosis compensation claim, receive cerebral palsy compensation or have suffered from dental negligence, get in contact with Roberts Jackson Solicitors to set the wheels in motion. We will fully investigate the incident, gather evidence and seek professional opinions so that you can receive the very best result in an appropriate amount of time.
Contact Roberts Jackson on 0800 001 4496 to start your medical negligence claims process with us.