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Ear, Nose and Throat Compensation
Ear, nose and throat compensation claims arise from a patient receiving sub-standard care during routine ear, nose or throat surgeries. However, ear, nose and throat compensation claims can also be made following the misdiagnosis of an ear, nose and throat condition.
Our solicitors are experts in ear, nose and throat compensation claims. They have acted for hundreds of medical negligence victims and have obtained large sums of compensation for them.
Our claims solicitors will handle your claims on a No Win No Fee basis. We take away the stress of worrying about legal bills.
Our Solicitors are experts in ear, nose and throat compensation claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240
What Are Ear, Nose and Throat Treatments?
Ear, nose and throat medical conditions can often be connected to each other. It can be difficult for a medical professional who is not specialist to identify when an ENT treatment or procedure might be needed. Ear, nose and throat procedures include:
- Rhinoplasty (nasal surgery)
- Removal of nasal obstructions
- Sleep apnoea operations
- Nasal polyp removal
- Sinus and ear infections
- Facial pain treatment
Our ear, nose and throat compensation claims solicitors have acted for many victims who have suffered avoidable pain and injury because of negligence during one of the above procedures.
What are the Reasons For Ear, Nose and Throat Compensation?
Our medical negligence solicitors have identified many reasons for incidents of negligence during ear, nose and throat procedures. None of them are acceptable. Negligent treatment from a medical professional is never excusable.
Some of the most common reasons for ear, nose and throat negligence claims relate to:
- Misdiagnosis or delay in treating tinnitus
- Delay in treating Quinsy (peritonsillar abscess)
- Misdiagnosis or delay in treating sinus mastoiditis
- Delay in diagnosis of “Glue Ear”
- Misdiagnosis and delay in treating tumours in the ear, nose and throat
- Misdiagnosis and delay in treatment of nasal polyps, , tonsillitis, and sinusitis
If you or a loved one have suffered avoidable pain and suffering as a result of any of the above reason, it is likely you have an ear, nose and throat compensation claim.
What are Ear, Nose and Throat Compensation Claims?
Ear, nose and throat compensation claims are the legal action you can take for negligent ear, nose and throat treatment. It may be that you have been let down during ear, nose and throat surgery leading to avoidable complications. Or it could be that your GP has failed to refer you to an ear, nose and throat specialist early enough, leading to prolonged suffering and treatment.
All medical professionals involved in ear, nose and throat treatment owe their patients a “Duty of Care”. This means that if your surgeon, doctor or nurse falls below the standard that would be expected, they have been negligent.
You have to move quickly with ear, nose and throat compensation claims. They have to made within strict time limits. You have 3 years from the date of the negligence or 3 years from the date you suspected negligence. That is why it is extremely important that you seek expert legal advice as soon as possible.
Our solicitors can move quickly with ear, nose and throat compensation claims. 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.
What are the Causes of Ear, Nose and Throat Compensation Claims?
Health problems relating to the ear, nose and throat are a specialist area. It is vital that if you or a loved one complain of symptoms that could relate to the ears, nose or throat that you are referred to a specialist as quickly as possible.
However, it is common for junior or inexperienced medical professional to fail to diagnose ear, nose and throat conditions. The symptoms can resemble less serious conditions such as a cold, chest or ear infections.
It is vitally important that medical professional understand the symptoms of ear, nose and throat conditions can often indicate a more serious condition. If they are not aware of this delay can happen, or ultimately, a referral to an ear, nose and throat specialist may never happen.
Each ear, nose and throat compensation claims is unique. However, our solicitors have found a number of trends that can contribute to ear, nose and throat compensation claims. Some of these include:
- Failure to fully examine a patient properly
- Misdiagnosis Errors
- Failure to refer for further investigations
- Failure to follow up on tests
- Failure to refer for specialist treatment
The above reasons for ear, nose and throat negligence are not acceptable. All of the above examples involve an element of negligence which has contributed to the avoidable harm of a patient.
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If you have suffered due to ear, nose and throat negligence, speak to one of our ear, nose and throat compensation claims solicitors today. They will be able to provide you with a Free Claim Assessment today
Can I Make An Ear, Nose and Throat Compensation Claim?
Our client’s often have no choice but to make an ear, nose and throat compensation claims. Their health and finances can be hugely negatively affected and they have no choice but to claim compensation for their suffering. This is their legal right and the only way to obtain justice for them.
Our ear, nose and throat compensation claim solicitors will make sure that you are compensated for any financial and physical harm you have suffered. We will not accept that our client’s should ever be left out of pocket or in pain as a result of negligence.
Our solicitors regularly find that ear, nose and throat compensation claims are not just about obtaining compensation for your suffering, it is about obtaining justice. Our solicitors understand that this is a difficult time for you, often with nobody to turn to.
Our clients often turn to our solicitors when they have nowhere else to go. On many occasions the NHS fails to provide adequate answers to our clients. Our medical negligence solicitors will get the answers you need. They will leave no stone unturned and will get you a full account of what went wrong.
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 ear, nose and throat compensation claim.
Why you should Make a Claim?
If ear, nose and throat medical mistakes are identified and investigated, improvements can be made. Making an ear, nose and throat compensation claim is one of the most important ways of ensuring the service provided by the NHS is improving and that the same mistakes are not being made 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 Ear, Nose and Throat Compensation Claims
Our expert medical negligence solicitors will represent you on a No Win No Fee basis. There is no cost to you in 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 may receive for ear, nose and throat negligence depends on the extent of your injuries and the financial loss you may have suffered. However, ear, nose and throat compensation claims often provide for the following:
- Loss of earnings
- Specialist care costs
- Specialist equipment (e.g. wheelchairs)
- Avoidable pain and suffering
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 Ear, Nose and Throat Compensation Claims
Our ear, nose and throat compensation claims solicitors have decades of experience in ear, nose and throat negligence claims. They specialize in this area of law and are quite simply experts in the area.
They 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.