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Misinterpretation of test results can have massive consequences for you, your healthcare and health prognosis as a whole. It may be that the misinterpretation of test results has resulted in you being given incorrect or inappropriate treatment, that the error has caused you to become more ill, or worse, caused you further, preventable health problems.

All of these scenarios, and many others, can be a direct consequence of a misinterpretation of test results, and therefore, such mistakes by medical professionals are very serious indeed.

Healys has extensive experience of dealing with medical negligence cases, including those involving the misinterpretation of test results.

Naturally, such issues do not only affect the individual concerned, but their family and loved ones too. Healys recognises this, and is committed to helping in every way we can.

With in excess of 50 years experience in the medical negligence area of law, we are experts in dealing with cases of this nature, and not only do we offer first class legal expertise, but also client care and service that is second to none.

Unlike many larger medical negligence firms, here at Healys we make a special effort to get to know each and every one of our clients. This means that we are able to understand you and your situation in greater depth, and as such, are better placed to serve you effectively.

When you contact the medical negligence experts at Healys, we take time and effort to get to know as much as possible about your situation, how the misinterpretation of test results occurred, and the effect that this failure has had on you and your loved ones.

By going to great lengths from the very beginning, we are then able to prepare your case thoroughly and in detail, which helps to ensure it has the greatest chance possible of success.

We also know that making a misinterpretation of test results claim can potentially be a stressful and difficult experience for you. Because of our vast experience, we are well equipped to handle every aspect of your case, resulting in a huge weight being taken off your shoulders.

Cases such as these can sometimes take a considerable amount of time to resolve, and often require court action in order to reach a satisfactory resolution.

Fortunately, Healys deals with such cases all the time, meaning that we know exactly what is needed in order to ensure the best chances of success for your case. We are committed to seeking the best results possible for you at every stage, and will robustly represent you every step of the way.

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Misinterpretation of Test Results experiences
  • Jonathan was able to help the husband of a 50 year old woman claim compensation after the hospital failed to diagnose her cancer. Mrs L attended hospital complaining of pain in her abdomen. She was discharged without further tests but unfortunately she died of thyroid cancer a few months later. Jonathan argued that the chance for a liver biopsy was missed during her visit to hospital and although this would not affect the unfortunate outcome, palliative care could have been arranged to ease Mrs L’s suffering. Jonathan was able to secure Mrs L’s husband a five figure sum in compensation.
  • Jonathan has also helped the family of a 71 year old man claim compensation after a complication in his surgery caused his death. Mr R was suffering from chest pains and was admitted to hospital for tests. He was found to have an issue with his heart and doctors attempted to rectify this with a surgical procedure. Unfortunately during this procedure an air pocket had got into one of his blood vessels which caused Mr R’s death. With expert medical evidence Jonathan was able to secure Mr R’s family £75,000 in compensation.
  • Jonathan helped X get further compensation and access to services to aid in his rehabilitation. X was a subject of sexual abuse from his step father between the ages of 5 and 7. Initial application for compensation was made in 1990 and X was awarded £10,000. After several attempts at his own life, X decided to contact Jonathan to seek further compensation. Jonathan was able to secure X £200,000 in compensation and an overall award of £1,200,000 inclusive of state benefits. More importantly Jonathan then arranged the Special Needs Trust to support X’s rehabilitation.
  • Jonathan helped the parents of Baby B claim compensation after a failure in care during labour resulted in Baby B’s death. Initially the Trust denied they were responsible for Baby B’s death but after negotiations the Trust admitted responsibility and Jonathan was able to negotiate an out of court settlement for Baby B’s parents.
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