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Delayed Treatment Compensation Claims
Delayed treatment compensation claims are one of the most common reasons for medical negligence claims against the NHS. They are very serious as they can lead to avoidable pain and suffering for patients. Ultimately, the can also make a medical condition much worse.
Our medical negligence solicitors are specialists in delayed treatment compensation claims. They have acted for hundreds of victims of delayed treatment and have obtained substantial sums in damages on behalf of their clients.
Our Solicitors are experts in Delayed Treatment Compensation Claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240 .
Why Are Delayed Treatment Compensation Claims Happening?
Delayed treatment compensation claims are on the increase. Despite increased medical knowledge and technology, humans continue to make medical mistakes at an increasing rate.
The NHS is under increasing pressure. Budget deficits are increasing, staff shortages are becoming more common and the health needs of the nation are increasing. Because of this, the most common reason for negligence in the NHS is Misdiagnosis or delayed treatment.
When a medical condition is identified there should not be an undue delay in treating it. However, this is simply not the case. Waiting time targets are being missed and patients are suffering.
Some of the most common reasons for delayed treatment compensation claims relate to:
- Lack of communication in the NHS
- Lack of expertise of medical staff
- Failure of a medical professional to refer patients when needed
- Failure to follow up test results
Some of the most serious cases of delayed treatment compensation claims relate to serious injuries such as cancer misdiagnosis and spinal injuries misdiagnosis. If there is an undue delay in treating time sensitive conditions like these, the prognosis can be much worse for the patient.
It is widely accepted by medical professionals that early treatment is key to the best recovery for a patient. If your treatment has been delayed due to a medical mistake, you the victim of medical negligence and may be able to make a delayed treatment compensation claim.
When Can I Make Delayed Treatment Compensation Claims?
Delayed treatment compensation claims can made when you suffered in any way due to the negligence of a medical professional. It is the only legal right you have to obtain justice for your suffering.
Some of most common conditions that are the subject of delayed treatment compensation claims are:
- Breast Cancer Diagnosis
- Brain Cancer Diagnosis
- Ear, Nose and Throat Conditions
- Bed Sore and Pressure Sores
- Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis
- Birth Defect Diagnosis
The effect of delayed treatment can be devastating for a patient. In the most serious cases, it can be fatal. Sadly, our solicitors have represented many families who have lost a loved one due to a completely avoidable delay in treatment.
If you have suffered because of delayed treatment negligence you can make a delayed treatment compensation claims. Often our clients want answers about why such a terrible medical mistake was made. Our solicitors will make sure you get the answers to your questions. They will also make sure you are properly compensated for your suffering.
Our Solicitors are experts in delayed treatment compensation claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240.
What are the Causes of Delayed Treatment Compensation Claims?
The reasons for delayed treatment compensation claims are never acceptable. If a medical condition is suspected or diagnosed there should never be an undue delay in you receiving specialist care or treatment. However, this is not the case. Medical professionals are failing patients by not providing the treatment they need quickly.
Our medical negligence solicitors have identified some common themes that can contribute to delayed treatment compensation claims. These are:
- Failure of IT systems
- Failure to refer to a specialist
- Failure to follow up on tests
- Delay in diagnosis of a condition
- Misdiagnosis of a condition
None of the above factors are acceptable reasons for delayed treatment. Medical staff should be adequately trained and ought to have the necessary knowledge to provide proper medical care to patients. Anything that falls below this is unacceptable.
If you have suffered due to medical negligence, speak to one of our delayed treatment compensation claims solicitors today. They will be able to provide you with a Free Claim Assessment today.
Can I Make A Delayed Treatment Compensation Claim?
You can make a delayed treatment compensation claim if you have suffered any avoidable pain or financial loss as a result of delayed treatment. You have a legal right to compensation for your suffering and you should act now before this right is lost.
Delayed treatment 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 a claim for compensation. Contact us today to discuss your options.
Why Make Delayed Treatment Compensation Claims?
Commonly, our solicitors find that NHS guidelines will change following delayed treatment compensation claims. When medical mistakes are highlighted through delayed treatment compensation claims, improvements can be made. Procedures can be implemented to stop the same mistakes happening again.
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 Delayed Treatment Compensation 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 For A Delayed Treatment Claim?
Delayed treatment compensation claims attract varying levels of compensation. The amount that you can be paid often depends 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 Delayed Treatment Compensation Claims?
Our medical negligence claims solicitors have decades of experience in delayed treatment compensation claims. They specialize in this area of law and are quite simply experts in delayed treatment matters. Not only are our medical negligence 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 delayed treatment 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.
Contact one of the team today for a Free Claim Assessment.