A late diagnosis of any kind of illness or health problem can have a serious impact on your life as a whole. Regardless of the specific condition, if you have been the victim of a late diagnosis, the effects can be wide ranging and serious. Being the subject of a late diagnosis can badly affect the prognosis of any health condition with which you are suffering. Things can be made a lot worse because of it, and therefore it is important to make sure that if you are entitled to make a claim, you do so, with the help of Healys.
A late diagnosis may have resulted in your health deteriorating, you missing essential treatment, or other health conditions developing as a result of the misdiagnosis. Healys has extensive experience of dealing with late diagnosis claims in a wide range of scenarios. With over 50 years’ collective experience of medical negligence law, Healys has the knowledge and expertise to help ensure that you can achieve the best results the law allows in respect of a late diagnosis claim.
Not only does Healys have vast experience of such cases, but we also have an excellent track record in terms of success. We pride ourselves on our legal expertise and our success rate.
Healys also focuses a great deal of time and attention on our first class customer care and attention. We believe that by properly getting to know our clients from the very beginning, we become better able to service their needs, and you are no exception to this. Unlike many larger firms, we take a personal interest in our clients and their affairs.
Being the victim of a late diagnosis can be an emotionally and physically traumatic experience. It can have implications for many areas of your life, including family, work and day to day activities. Healys understands this, and is committed to supporting you throughout your ordeal.
When you contact the medical negligence team here at Healys, we take extra time and effort to get to know as much about your case and your personal circumstances as possible.
Going through a late diagnosis claim can be a stressful and long process. It is always best therefore to have an experienced, professional and knowledgeable medical negligence solicitor by your side, which is where Healys comes in.
In many cases, it may be necessary to go to court in order to resolve the case, which is another reason that it is important to be well prepared from the very beginning.
In order to discuss the possibility of commencing a late diagnosis claim, please contact the medical negligence team at Healys today. We look forward to being of service to you.
24th May 2019
No amount of money can compensate for the loss of a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, but it can at least soften the financial blow. In one case, the widow and four children of a man who was struck down by a hit-and-run driver achieved a seven-figure settlement of their claim. Continue reading »
23rd May 2019
Sums paid in damages to negligence victims may appear large, but the reality is that no amount of money can ever compensate them for what they have lost. A judge acknowledged that sad fact in approving a multi-million-pound payout to a young man who was catastrophically injured in a road crash involving an ambulance. Continue reading »
15th May 2019
The Court of Appeal has rejected arguments put forward by the Royal Opera House (ROH) that a compensation award to a viola player who claimed that his hearing was damaged by exposure to the noise of brass instruments will curtail music making in the UK. Continue reading »
22nd February 2019
Statistics provided by Cancer Research UK indicate that on average 360,000 people are diagnosed with cancer every year in the UK. However, an article that appeared in the Independent newspaper in December 2018, revealed the startling finding that 4 out of every 10 people diagnosed with cancer have been misdiagnosed at least once before the disease was identified. Continue reading »
19th February 2019
Everyone has a right to complain about their neighbours’ behaviour, but where such complaints are unjustified and take the form of harassment the consequences can be severe. In one such case, a flat dweller who made a fellow resident’s life a misery was ordered to pay him almost £100,000 in damages. Continue reading »
23rd November 2018
A radical proposal for cycling awareness has been unveiled by the government. The plans include a series of measures to improve safety for vulnerable road users, and to encourage and support cycling. The aim is to reduce the significant number of serious and fatal accidents suffered by cyclists. Continue reading »
24th July 2017
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced measures to tackle fraudulent sickness claims. Fraudulent claims of food poisoning by holidaymakers which are false or exaggerated claims, could result in British tourists paying higher package holiday prices. Continue reading »
27th February 2017
The last revision of the discount rate was undertaken on 25th June 2001, when it was set at 2.5%. From 20th March 2017, the rate drops from 2.5% to minus 0.75%. It is a change of 3.25 percentage points. Continue reading »
21st January 2016
Jonathan Austen-Jones acted on behalf of the applicant in this case who was the subject of sexual abuse at the hands of his step-father between the ages of about 5 and 7.
An initial application for compensation pursuant to the 1990 Scheme was made in 1992 and in June 1996 he was awarded £10,000.00 in respect of the abuse he had suffered. This award was clearly too low and it appears that no psychiatric evidence was before the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). Continue reading »
Jonathan Austen-Jones acted on behalf of the claimant in her claim for damages for clinical negligence. The claim arose from the tragic loss of her baby’s life as a consequence of the failure of the Defendant Trust, appreciating that baby B had a Group B streptococcus infection at his birth on the night of the 1st January 2009, resulting in baby B’s death at 00.55 hours on the 3rd January 2009. Continue reading »