Late Cancer Diagnosis Claims
If your cancer was missed by your GP or consultant resulting in a late diagnosis
then you may be able to claim compensation for you or your loved ones.
As we now live in a time when most cancers are treatable due to advances in medicine
the recovery relies heavily on the cancer being diagnosed accurately and quickly.
Early detection can be vital to your chances of surviving cancer. If there is late
or delayed diagnosis the cancer might develop into an incurable form.
About Your Claim
If you have cancer and you feel mistakes were made by your GP or consultant that
caused delays in your diagnosis of cancer then you will be able to claim compensation
claim. Our medical negligence experts are renowned for approaching these cases with
understanding and sensitivity, and we know what positive steps to take to make a
real difference to you and your claim.
Not all delays in your diagnosis of cancer are due to medical practitioners’ errors,
our medical negligence solicitors will be able to advise you on these points when
talking to you initially.
How Much Can I Claim
The amounts of compensation you may receive will depend upon the type of cancer
that you have from Melanoma, Salivary Gland cancer, Lung cancer, Bowel cancer, Cervical
cancer, Breast cancer, Lymphoma, Carcinoma, Adenocarcinoma and many others it will
fall within the wide range of between £30,000 - £800,000.
In some cases you may also receive more compensation if you have family members
who are financial dependant on you.
Making a Late Cancer Diagnosis Claim
In order to be successful in such a claim, we need to be able to prove that the
medical practitioner was indeed at fault for your late cancer diagnosis by acting
in a negligent manner.
Due to the complexity of medical negligence claims they can often be lengthy and
involve many factors that our medical claims specialists will be able to guide you
on as they are experts in this field.
If you feel you have suffered from a late diagnosis for cancer and want to be compensated
you should contact Scottish Claims Helpline today and one of our medical claims
specialists will deal with you case. Your case will be dealt with in a
no win no fee basis where fees will be sought from the medical practitioner
Simply complete our online claim form or call on 0141 628 5657 to
begin your claim.