Delayed operation claims for compensation could result in victims being eligible to receive thousands of pounds in damages for further pain, suffering and loss of amenity caused. Claim on a No Win, No Fee basis if eligible now.
Read on for some advice, but make sure to contact our team for free, no-obligation legal help about your circumstances to find out if we can represent you in a legal case today.
Pursuing delayed operation claims
Pursuing delayed operation claims for compensation is about damages for any further pain, suffering and loss of amenity or complications that have arisen from incidents of this nature. Whilst there can be circumstances in which procedures may be delayed that cause no negative impact on the patient, or where delays cannot be helped, there are also situations where it could be a major problem. It is in those scenarios that people could be eligible to pursue personal injury compensation where we may be able to represent a victim of negligence on a No Win, No Fee basis.
Typically, many delayed operation claims for compensation arise from an incorrect diagnosis or incorrect course of treatment being issued. If a misdiagnosis has been made, it may be the case that it has not been identified that operations are required. This could lead to a patient suffering for longer when it was completely unnecessary to do so. In terms of a claim for personal injury, that is what you could pursue compensation for – i.e., further suffering and loss. In other cases, as referenced above, it could come down to treatments; perhaps where a course of treatment has not been engaged quickly enough that would have resulted in the need for an operation thereafter.
However it has happened, if you have been the victim of negligence, that is when you could be eligible to pursue a medical injury compensation case.
Assessing the claim and No Win, No Fee representation
There are some circumstances where delays are completely unforeseeable and are not necessarily an issue related to negligence. However, delayed operation claims that arise from negligence will usually be the ones that can succeed. What you need to do is instruct Specialist Medical Negligence Lawyers and obtain the evidence required to prove that you have been the victim of negligence.
It often comes down to instructing an independent medical consultant who can produce a report for us based on seeing you and looking at your medical records. They can then provide their informed opinion as to whether the delays have been the result of negligence or not. If they consider that they were, that can be the key evidence to succeed with a case.
That part of the claim comes much later down the line, so what we need to do at the start is to assess a case based on our professional opinion about whether you have been the victim of negligence or not. We can do this by speaking to you and also asking you to obtain your medical records and pass them to us so that we can have a look at them to make an informed decision.
If we believe that there is a potential negligence claim, that is when we can represent you for a legal case on a No Win, No Fee basis.
Free, no-obligation advice now
If you believe that you have been the victim of negligence, you can contact our team here now for free, no-obligation legal advice about pursuing a medical personal injury compensation case now.
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