When we attend our doctors, we trust in their assessments of our medical issues. This makes a misdiagnosis a very serious and traumatic event. If your doctor has diagnosed your condition incorrectly or delayed your diagnosis, you may be entitled to make a claim. Among the conditions that can be misdiagnosed are:
- Ectopic pregnancy
- Broken bones
- Irritable bowel syndrome
Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
One of the key factors in the successful treatment of cancer is timely diagnosis. If the diagnosis of your cancer is delayed due to negligence, you may be able to claim financial compensation. Cancer misdiagnosis claims include claims for the following kinds of cancer:
Medical Negligence Causing Death
A fatal medical negligence claim is a legal action taken where a person dies as a result of medical negligence. Damages can include financial loss, funeral expenses, mental distress, and other expenses incurred.
All fatal injury claims are initially sent to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB). The PIAB will take the same approach as it does for a personal injury claim.
Fatal Medical Negligence Claims