Medical misdiagnosis occurs when a doctor or healthcare professional fails to diagnose or wrongly diagnoses an illness, disease or condition. It can lead to incorrect or delayed treatment and cause further harm or injury to the patient.
If you have been failed by a healthcare professional, you may have grounds to bring a medical misdiagnosis claim for compensation.
I think I was misdiagnosed - what should I do?
A successful medical negligence claim for misdiagnosis can provide the financial, care and support services you and your family need to move forward with your life.
Medical misdiagnosis claims can be complex and require strong evidence. If you decide to bring a claim for compensation, engaging medical misdiagnosis lawyers with specialist expertise is critical to setting yourself up for the best possible outcome.
Shine Lawyers’ Medical Law team have a proven track record in obtaining outstanding results for our clients. Our team possess over 105 years of collective experience and practice exclusively in this dynamic area of law. This focus means the team knows the legal and medical intricacies of medical negligence claims, offering our clients the best chance at success.
Medical misdiagnosis compensation claims have strict time limits. If you believe you have been injured or suffered loss due to medical misdiagnosis, get in touch with us via phone or online for an obligation-free consultation. We offer our medical misdiagnosis compensation claims services on a No Win, No Fee basis so you don't have to worry about out-of-pocket legal expenses.
What can I expect when making a medical misdiagnosis compensation claim?
Our Medical Law team are here to support you through your entire legal journey.
While no two medical misdiagnosis cases are the same, the legal process will generally unfold in the following stages:
We will make sure you understand your rights and help you make decisions that are in your best interest. We know how injuries due to medical misdiagnoses cause pain, suffering and stress, so while we handle the legal work, you can focus on your recovery and family.
Why choose Shine Lawyers’ Medical Law Team?
Obligation-free initial consultation to assess your case confidentially
Claim assessment process where we will explain all of the options available to you
We can come to you - if you can't make it into the office we're more than happy to come to you
No Win No Fee arrangement
What can I claim compensation for?
There’s no set amount of compensation in a medical misdiagnosis case. Compensation is based on the seriousness of the harm and/or loss suffered, not the degree of negligence.
Compensation is awarded as a means to restore the person affected, as much as possible, to the position they were in before the misdiagnosis occurred.
Medical misdiagnosis claims commonly include compensation for:
- Past and future medical expenses, including surgery and equipment
- Pain suffered as well as loss of enjoyment of life
- Any loss of income, past or future
- Support and care provided, even by family or friends
- Professional paid care and services, such as nursing or property maintenance
- Home and vehicle modification expenses
- Costs associated with a trustee managing your money