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Liver Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
Our medical negligence solicitors are experts in liver cancer misdiagnosis claims. They have represented many victims of live cancer misdiagnosis and have obtained significant sums in compensation on their behalf.
Liver cancer is, fortunately, a rare condition. However, when live cancer is diagnosed it is extremely serious and requires quick action from medical professionals. If liver cancer is diagnosed early it can be treated aggressively and patients can fully recover.
However, if a medical professional negligently fails to diagnose liver cancer, the patient’s prognosis can be much worse. The longer liver cancer is left untreated, the worse it can get. That is why medical professionals need to be very aware of possible liver cancer symptoms.
Our solicitors are specialists in liver cancer misdiagnosis claims and will be able to guide you through the process in a friendly and expert manner.
There are strict time limits on when you can make liver cancer misdiagnosis claims. It is really important that you seek specialist legal advice as soon as possible if you think you may have been the victim of liver cancer misdiagnosis.
Our Solicitors are experts in Liver Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 999 3372
What is Liver Cancer Misdiagnosis?
If you have been misdiagnosed by a medical professional you may be able to make liver cancer misdiagnosis claims.
When a patient presents to a doctor with potential liver cancer symptoms it is very important that your doctor carries out routine investigations to try and diagnose your condition.
If your medical professional fails to thoroughly investigate your symptoms, liver cancer can be misdiagnosed. It is the responsibility of your doctor to rule out the most serious conditions, including liver cancer. It is unacceptable for a doctor to make any assumption regarding your condition as this can lead to negligent misdiagnosis.
The effects of liver cancer misdiagnosis are extremely serious. Ultimately, if liver cancer is not diagnosed as early as possible, it can be fatal.
Incidents of liver cancer misdiagnosis can also happen if a medical professional falsely diagnoses a patient with the condition. The psychological effects of an incorrect cancer misdiagnosis can be truly devastating. This type of misdiagnosis can often lead to avoidable mental anguish for patients.
How to Diagnose Liver Cancer?
Medical technology has advanced so much in recent years that liver cancer can be diagnosed using simple tests. If a medical professional is observant and skilled, the condition can be detected early and treated. Despite this, incidents of liver cancer misdiagnosis continue to happen. This is not acceptable, particularly when the misdiagnosis is as a result of negligence.
In order to diagnose liver cancer, doctors must assess a patient’s symptoms, listening very carefully, and identifying and potential cancerous symptoms. Some common symptoms of liver cancer are:
- Loss of appetite
- Unexplained weight loss
- Swelling of the abdomen
- Vomiting or feeling nauseas
Any of the above symptoms can alert a medical professional of the risk of liver cancer. Doctor have a duty to investigate your symptoms in order to rule out liver cancer.
It is not acceptable for a doctor to make an assumption that the symptoms are being caused by something less serious than liver cancer. Doctors are trained to always rule out the most serious conditions before making any assumptions
Some further investigations that a doctor can carry out to try to diagnose liver cancer include:
- Ultrasound Scans
- An ultrasound scan will provide a doctor with a detailed image of your liver and the surrounding area. Ultrasound uses high frequency waves to produce a detailed image of your liver. Generally, and ultrasound scan will show abnormalities in the liver and allow for liver cancer to be diagnosed.
- Blood Tests
- Medical professionals can carry out a routine blood test to help diagnose liver cancer. Your blood is tested for a protein called alphafetoprotein which is often found in the blood over people suffering from liver cancer.
All medical professionals owe their patients a “Duty of Care”. This means that if the medical professional falls below the standard that would be expected, they have been negligent. This can result in liver cancer misdiagnosis claims.
If your medical professional has failed to reach an acceptable standard of care, you may be able to make a liver cancer misdiagnosis claim. It is extremely important to take action if you have been let down. It helps to prevent the same mistakes from happening again.
What Are Liver Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims?
Liver cancer misdiagnosis claims should not have to be made. If a medical professional provides the standard of care that is legally required of them they will never face a liver cancer misdiagnosis claims.
However, if the standard of care provided by a doctor is so poor that it is negligent, often victims only choice is to make liver cancer misdiagnosis claims.
UK law allows victims of liver cancer misdiagnosis to obtain justice for their suffering. Often, our clients are not concerned with just monetary compensation, what they really want is an explanation for why things went wrong. Unfortunately, victims often find that without making liver cancer misdiagnosis claims, a proper explanation may never be given.
Each liver cancer misdiagnosis claim has its own facts. However, our liver cancer misdiagnosis claims solicitors have identified a number of factors that can often result in a medical negligence claim. These include:
- Failure by a doctor to identity symptoms
- Failure to carry out investigations
- Incorrect interpretation of test results
- Incorrect reading of ultrasound scans
If your medical professional has failed to diagnose liver cancer because of one of the above reasons, it is likely that they have been negligent,
Our liver cancer misdiagnosis claims solicitors can move quickly with your claim. However, it is vital that you seek advice as soon as possible to protect your legal rights. Do not delay as it can result in you missing the chance to obtain justice for your suffering.
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Our Solicitors are experts in liver cancer misdiagnosis claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 999 3372
Who Can Make Liver Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims?
If you have suffered unnecessary pain and suffering as a result of liver cancer misdiagnosis, you may be able to make a compensation claim. The injuries that you may have suffered may have also caused you financial difficulty or unnecessary costs which you have a legal right to be compensated for.
Liver cancer misdiagnosis claims are not just about obtaining compensation for your suffering, they are about obtaining justice. Our solicitors understand that this is difficult time for you, often with nobody to turn to.
We will be in your corner, fighting your case. Our solicitors will provide you with all the support you need during your claim. You need to act fast, as there are strict time limits on when you can make a liver cancer misdiagnosis claim. Contact us today to discuss your options.
Should I Make A liver Cancer Misdiagnosis Claim?
Liver cancer misdiagnosis claims help to avoid the same mistakes being made again. Our solicitors often find that NHS guidelines will change following a medical negligence claim. If the medical mistakes that were made are identified and investigated, improvements can be made.
It is also important that you are able to obtain compensation for your pain and suffering. At the very least, you may incurred additional expenses and costs for extra care due to the injury. You may have had to take time of work, or give up your job altogether. In these circumstances, it is only fair that you as the victim are able to receive the correct amount of compensation for your suffering.
No Win No Fee Liver Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
Our medical negligence solicitors will represent you on a No Win No Fee basis. There is no cost to you if the claim is unsuccessful. You will obtain the maximum compensation available to you.
Our solicitors will also discuss any other options that are available regarding you case.
How Much Compensation Will I Get?
The amount of compensation you could receive for liver cancer misdiagnosis claims varies depending on the impact of the medical mistake. The amount of compensation you are awarded will depend on the extent of your suffering and the details of your case. It will also depend on your personal circumstances.
Our solicitors will be able to guide you through the levels of compensation available based on your own circumstances. Contact them today for a Free Case Assessment.
Our Expertise in Liver Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims?
Our medical negligence claims solicitors have decades of experience in liver cancer misdiagnosis claims. They specialise in this area of law and are quite simply experts in the area. Not only are our liver cancer misdiagnosis solicitors experts in this area, they will also provide you with support and kindness in your time of need.
We understand that our clients’ are going through one of the most distressing times of your life. We are not here simply as lawyers, we are here to help you get through by achieving the justice you deserve
Our liver cancer misdiagnosis claims solicitors will provide you with the expert service you expect from your medical negligence lawyer. But they are also friendly, approachable and put customer service at the heart of everything they do for their clients.
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