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Cancer compensation claims

Cancer compensation claims: not an area of our expertise that most people want to have to think about, let alone make use of. But it is important that victims can access some form of justice for what they must go through.

In this article, we’ll briefly explain how we can help in this kind of scenario.

It’s useful to know a little about us as well, so you know that a claim for compensation for this type of thing is in the safest of hands.

Making a cancer compensation claim

Needing to make a cancer compensation claim is not an easy thing to do. Whether it’s a case you need to make for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, it’s a tough enough time already.

But, it’s important for victims to know their rights.

Medical negligence claims for compensation for cancer matters can arise in a number of ways, such as:

  • An incorrect or late diagnosis, which means that the correct diagnosis is delayed;
  • A failure to be referred for specialist investigations or referral for treatment at all, or in good time;
  • Inadequate advice that leads to a lack of a timely diagnosis or treatment;
  • Incorrect scan readings or failures to invite for scans when they were required;
  • General treatment or surgical errors that lead to more problems or complications.

As you may already be aware, the longer cancer is left, the worse it can be. That’s why mistakes should not happen, and why victims should be entitled to justice if something does go wrong. Patients can be entitled to claim compensation for any additional pain, suffering and loss of amenity caused, as well as for losses and expenses.

We can make use of formal medical reports from independent experts to be able to prove that you were a victim of negligence and are therefore entitled to compensation. The reports can also be used to assist us with valuing the legal case too.

Free, no-obligation advice and home visits

When it comes to matters as sensitive and as serious as cancer compensation claims, advice about your options is important.

We can offer free, no-obligation advice about your choices, and this can include home or hospital visitations in cases where clients are eligible. Face-to-face appointments can continue throughout the case where applicable too, and we have a specialist, dedicated team to help people for these kinds of claims.

If we can assist with a case, we can also let you know if it’s something we can take forward for you on a No Win, No Fee basis.

About The Injury Lawyers

The Injury Lawyers specialise and focus on serious and complex cases when it comes to personal injury matters. A large proportion of the claims that we take forward for injury cases are for catastrophic matters and complex medical matters.

Millions of pounds have been recovered for thousands of victims, with cases actively pursued on a No Win, No Fee basis. As big believers in access to justice, we wouldn’t have it any other way.

For free, no-obligation advice, please don’t hesitate to contact the team today.

By: Matt
Title: Cancer compensation claims
Sourced From: www.theinjurylawyers.co.uk/injury-lawyers-blog/2020/04/15/cancer-compensation-claims/
Published Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 13:51:25 +0000