Ovarian Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims

Ovarian Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims

Ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claims are what our medical negligence solicitors specialise in. They have represented many victims of ovarian cancer misdiagnosis and have obtained significant sums in compensation on their behalf.

Ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claims arise when there is a delay or complete failure to diagnose ovarian cancer in a patient, leading to unnecessary pain and suffering.

If the opportunity to diagnose ovarian cancer is missed, the chances of recovery can be much worse. Misdiagnosis can lead to prolonged treatment and a longer recovery time.

There are strict time limits on when you can make ovarian 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 ovarian cancer misdiagnosis.

Our Solicitors are experts in Ovarian Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 999 3372.

 

What is Ovarian Cancer?

Ovarian cancer is a disease that is diagnosed in thousands of women every year. It is an extremely serious condition that requires early intervention to obtain the best possible recovery.

Ovarian cancer effects the area around the ovary and fallopian tubes of a woman. The ovaries produce hormones which can contribute to the growth of cancer cells.

Medical professional categorise ovarian cancer in 3 ways:

  • Stromal Tumours
  • Germ Cell Tumours
  • Epithelial Tumours

 

Each category of ovarian cancer set out above effects a different area of the ovaries. For example, the most common type of ovarian cancer; Epithelial Tumours, affect the surface layers of the ovary.

If you have been let down due to ovarian cancer misdiagnosis contact us today. Our Solicitors are experts in Ovarian Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 999 3372.

 

What is Ovarian Cancer Misdiagnosis?

Ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claims arise when a medical professional fails to diagnose ovarian cancer at the earliest opportunity. On some occasions, ovarian cancer misdiagnosis may not have been the result of negligence, but on many occasions, medical negligence does play a role.

If a medical professional fails in their duty to provide an acceptable level of care leading to a misdiagnosis of ovarian cancer, this can result in an ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claims.

Doctors need to be listen to their patients carefully to identify the symptoms of ovarian cancer. If a doctor fails to properly assess and/or listen to their patients, opportunities to diagnose serious conditions can be missed.

It is the responsibility of your doctor to rule out the most serious conditions, including ovarian cancer. It is unacceptable for a doctor to make any assumption regarding your condition as this can lead to negligent misdiagnosis.

 

How to Diagnose Ovarian Cancer?

It is vitally important that medical professionals are aware of the symptoms of ovarian cancer so that they can diagnose it effectively. It is widely accepted amongst the medical profession that if cancer is diagnosed early, the easier it is to treat it.

Advances in medical technology and equipment have made the diagnosis of ovarian cancer much easier. However, incidents of ovarian misdiagnosis continue to happen, leading to many ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claims. This is not acceptable, particularly when the misdiagnosis is as a result of negligence.

Doctors need to pay close attention to their patients when they complain of symptoms. They ought to be aware of the symptoms of ovarian cancer, and by closely examining patients the chances of diagnosing the condition can be improved. Some common symptoms of ovarian cancer are:

  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pelvic and abdominal pain
  • Sudden unexplained change in weight
  • Menstrual changes or abnormalities

 

If any combination of the above symptoms are identified, medical professionals should be alerted to the risk of ovarian cancer and should carry out further investigations. Doctors have a duty to investigate your symptoms in order to rule out the most serious conditions, like ovarian cancer.

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 range of medical technology available to help doctors diagnose ovarian cancer is impressive. These tools include:

 

  • CT Scans 
  • 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.

 

  • Laparoscopy  
  • A laparoscopy involves the insertion of a small telescope through the lower abdomen to allow doctors to examine the ovaries carefully. This can be a more intrusive procedure than a CT or ultrasound scan, but it can be highly effective in helping doctors to identify ovarian cancer.

 

  • Ultrasound Scans 
  • An ultrasound will provide a doctor with a detailed image of the affected area using high frequency waves. Generally, and ultrasound scan will show abnormalities in the ovaries and allow for ovarian cancer to be diagnosed.

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 ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claims.

If your medical professional has failed to reach an acceptable standard of care, you may be able to make an ovarian 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.

Our Solicitors are experts in Ovarian Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 999 3372.

 

What Is An Ovarian Cancer Misdiagnosis Claim?

An ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claim is the legal procedure for suing a negligent healthcare provider who has negligently failed to diagnose your cancer.

Our solicitors understand that it is not monetary compensation that our clients want or need. They commonly turn to our 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 an ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claim, a proper explanation may never be given.

Ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claims are all unique, with its own set of facts. However, our ovarian 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
  • 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 ovarian cancer because of one of the above reasons, it is likely that they have been negligent.

Our ovarian 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.

Our Solicitors are experts in ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment.

 

Can I Make An Ovarian Cancer Misdiagnosis Claim?

If you have suffered avoidable pain and suffering due to a doctor’s failure to diagnose ovarian cancer, you can make an ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claim. 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.

Making ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claims are not just about obtaining compensation for your suffering, it is 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 an ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claim. Contact us today to discuss your options.

 

Why Make Ovarian Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims?

Ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claims help to avoid the same mistakes being made again. They are a key tool in making sure healthcare standards in the UK to not fall below an acceptable standard.

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 Ovarian 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 level of compensation you may receive for an ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claim can vary. The level of compensation generally depends on the impact of the medical mistake and the effect it has had on you and your family’s life.

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 Ovarian Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims?

Our medical negligence claims solicitors have decades of experience in ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claims. They specialise in this area of law and are quite simply experts in the area. Not only are our ovarian cancer misdiagnosis claims 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 ovarian 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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