Compensation for a delayed diagnosis of cancer

Cancer is perhaps one of the most dangerous and most serious illnesses that a person can have to deal with and in many cases unfortunately this terrible disease can be fatal. Early detection of cancer is absolutely crucial to ensure successful treatment and to make sure that the cancer is removed in an effective and efficient manner – and if there is negligence in this area it can have serious consequences for your personal health.

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Diagnosing cancer is a very important element for any medical professional and it’s something that needs to be taken incredibly seriously. If you feel that your medical professional has failed to do this then you could be eligible to make a compensation claim to cover any negligence that you have suffered from.

If I suffer in this way, who could I claim against?

In general the diagnosis of cancer will be made by either your GP or healthcare professional, when you first start to experience symptoms of an illness this is the time that this type of illness should be detected and if you feel that your healthcare professional has overlooked this potentially serious injury then you could consider a claim directly against them.

What are some examples of where I might suffer from this negligence?

You could look to make a claim against your healthcare professional for a delayed diagnosis in a number of situations and some of these include:

Delayed diagnosis which leads to the development of a terminal illness

Delayed diagnosis which leads to the worsening of existing symptoms

Delayed diagnosis which leads to the development of new symptoms

Delayed diagnosis which leads to the spreading of cancer.

How can my claim be helped by Manners Pimblett?

Manners Pimblett are a team of industry experts who are there to guide you right the way throughout the personal injury claim process. Our team are on hand to guide you throughout the process from start to finish to ensure that you receive the compensation that you need every step of the way. To find out more about how the team at Manners Pimblett can help you, contact us today on 0845 077 0772. 

 

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