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.
4th December 2018
Jonathan Austen-Jones represented the Claimant (“ER”), a 53 years old man who was taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital on 4 March 2017 after suffering with abdominal pain over the previous two days. Continue reading »
RH sought help and advice from Jonathan Austen-Jones to investigate a potential claim for clinical negligence against the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust following back surgery carried out by one of its orthopaedic and spinal specialists.
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29th November 2018
Gazebos are used by all kinds of organisations when attending events up and down the country. It may not seem that an employer’s duty to assess and minimise workplace risks would extend to tasks such as carrying and assembling gazebos, but a recent case shows that it does. Continue reading »
28th November 2018
In order to succeed in a ‘secondary victim’ claim as a result of clinical negligence it is necessary to establish that the claimant suffered psychiatric illness or injury – as opposed to grief, sorrow, deprivation or the need to provide care for the loved one who has suffered the injury – as a result of witnessing a sudden, shocking event. Given the number of hurdles a claimant has to clear to show that the many tests have been met, there have been very few successful claims to date. Continue reading »
26th November 2018
Two recent cases illustrate that employers need to be vigilant in assessing tripping and slipping hazards in areas where workers perform their tasks. If they fail in this duty, those who are injured as a result may be able to claim compensation. 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 »