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Lymphoma Misdiagnosis Compensation Claims
Our medical negligence solicitors are specialists in lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation claims. They have represented many victims of lymphoma misdiagnosis and have obtained significant sums in compensation on their behalf.
Lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation claims arise when there is a delay or complete failure to diagnose lymphoma in a patient, leading to unnecessary pain and suffering.
If a medical professional negligently fails to diagnose lymphoma, the chances of recovery can be much worse. This can lead to prolonged treatment and a longer recovery time. That is why medical professional need to be very aware of possible lymphoma symptoms.
Our solicitors are specialists in lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation 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 lymphoma cancer claims.It is really important that you seek specialist legal advice as soon as possible if you think you may have been the cancer victim of lymphoma misdiagnosis.
Our Solicitors are experts in Lymphoma Misdiagnosis Compensation Claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240.
What is Lymphoma Misdiagnosis?
Lymphoma misdiagnosis is when a medical professional fails to diagnose lymphoma at the earliest opportunity. Lymphoma misdiagnosis claims occur when a medical professional fails in their duty to provide an acceptable level of care. If a medical professional has negligently misdiagnosed lymphoma, they have fallen below the standard of care expected of them.
Doctors need to be listen to their patients carefully to identify symptoms. If a doctor fails to properly assess and/or listen to their patients, opportunities to diagnose serious conditions can be missed.
If a medical professional fails to investigate your symptoms, serious condition like lymphoma can be missed. The effects of lymphoma misdiagnosis are extremely serious as if lymphoma is not diagnosed as early as possible, it can be fatal.
It is the responsibility of your doctor to rule out the most serious conditions, including lymphoma. It is unacceptable for a doctor to make any assumption regarding your condition as this can lead to negligent misdiagnosis.
What is Lymphoma?
Lymphoma is a cancer which effects the lymphatic system in your body. The lymphatic system is part of the body’s immune system. The condition is extremely serious and can be fatal if left untreated.
Lymphoma is generally categorized in two ways:
- Hodgkin Lymphoma
- Non Hodgkin Lymphoma
Hodgkin lymphoma can be treated successfully. The disease can be treated and controlled, especially when it is identified early. Hodgkin lymphoma is the rarest kind of lymphoma. It around 1 in 5 of all lymphoma patients. The disease involves blood cells becoming abnormal. The cells (known as lymphoma cells) continuously divide and grow. Ultimately, this growth develops into a tumour. Hodgkin lymphoma generally grows in the lymph nodes in the neck.
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. It is quite common and is the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the UK. The disease involves blood cells becoming abnormal by dividing and growing. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma can begin in any part of the body and is not restricted to the lymph nodes.
If you have been let down due to lymphoma misdiagnosis contact us today. Our Solicitors are experts in Lymphoma Misdiagnosis Compensation Claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240.
How to Diagnose Lymphoma?
Early diagnosis of lymphoma is extremely important. If the disease is diagnosed early, the disease can be defeated and controlled for many years.
Advances in medical technology and equipment have made the diagnosis of lymphoma much easier. Despite this, incidents of lymphoma misdiagnosis continue to happen, leading to many lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation claims. This is not acceptable, particularly when the misdiagnosis is as a result of negligence.
Doctors need to be acutely aware of the symptoms of lymphoma so that it can be diagnosed. Some common symptoms of lymphoma are:
- Swollen abdomen
- Unexplained weight loss
- Night sweats
- Chest pain and pressure
- Enlarged lymph nodes
Any of the above symptoms can alert a medical professional to the risk of lymphoma. Doctors have a duty to investigate your symptoms in order to rule out conditions like lymphoma.
It is not acceptable for a doctor to make an assumption that the symptoms are being caused by a less serious condition. Medical professional are trained to always rule out the most serious conditions before making any assumptions
The tools available to help doctors diagnose lymphoma are widely available. These include:
- CT Scan: A CT scan will take detailed X-Rays of the body which provides a detailed image of inside your body. This can help doctors to identify any areas that may be abnormal.
- Biopsy: A biopsy involves taking a sample of tissue from the affected area to test it for cancerous cells. Although a biopsy is a more invasive procedure than others, it can be a highly effective tool for diagnosing lymphoma.
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 a lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation claims.
If your medical professional has failed to reach an acceptable standard of care, you may be able to make a lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation claim. It is extremely important to take action if you have been let down. It helps to prevent the same mistakes from happening again.
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What Are Lymphoma Misdiagnosis Compensation Claims?
Lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation claims should not have to be made. However, if the standard of care provided by a doctor is so poor that it is negligent, often our clients’ only choice is to make a lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation claim.
It is not monetary compensation that our clients want or need. They commonly turn to our medical negligence solicitors as a last resort as the NHS has failed to listen to them.
Often, what our clients want is an explanation for why things went wrong. Unfortunately, victims often find that without making lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation claims a proper explanation may never be given.
No two medical negligence cases are the same. However, our lymphoma 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
- Failure to refer to a specialist department
- Incorrect interpretation of test results
- Failure to follow up following tests results
If your medical professional has failed to diagnose your lymphoma because of one of the above reasons, it is likely that they have been negligent,
Our lymphoma misdiagnosis 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.
Our Solicitors are experts in lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240
Can I Make a Lymphoma Misdiagnosis Compensation Claim?
You can make lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation claims if you have suffered unnecessary pain and suffering as a result of medical negligence. The injuries that you have suffered may have also caused you financial difficulty or unnecessary costs which you have a legal right to be compensated for.
Lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation 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 lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation claim. Contact us today to discuss your options.
Why Make Lymphoma Misdiagnosis Compensation Claims?
Lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation 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 Lymphoma Cancer 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 level of compensation you may receive from your medical negligence case can vary. The level of compensation generally depends on the impact of the medical mistake.
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 Lymphoma Cancer Claims
Our medical negligence claims solicitors have decades of experience in lymphoma misdiagnosis claims. They specialize in this area of law and are quite simply experts in the area. Not only are our lymphoma 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 lymphoma misdiagnosis compensation 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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