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.
12th May 2020
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6th May 2020
Cyclists are among the most vulnerable of road users. However, if they suffer accidents that are not their fault, specialist solicitors are always there to ensure that they are fairly compensated. In one case, a woman who was gravely injured by an opening van door as she rode past obtained six-figure damages. Continue reading »
29th April 2020
You may be surprised (and somewhat perturbed) to hear the true scale of healthcare ‘adverse events’ in the UK – these are defined as “instances which indicate or may indicate that a patient has received poor quality care”. The Department of Health estimates that 10% of hospital inpatient admissions lead to an adverse event. And according to NHS Resolution (the official body charged with managing NHS related compensation claims), they handled 16,701 cases of clinical and non-clinical claims for damages between 2017 and 2018. For each of these, it would have been necessary to establish and prove that negligence occurred; but what is the test for negligence and how is this applied?
In this article, we will outline the three-part test which a specialist clinical negligence solicitor will assess on your behalf before proceeding with your case. Continue reading »
27th April 2020
An inquest is held when someone has died in certain specific circumstances. Inquests are only held when an investigation is necessary to establish the facts about what the cause of death was, usually when the person died suddenly or in circumstances that remain unexplained. For example, deaths that have occurred as a result of violence, due to unnatural means or as a result of sudden and unknown causes would all necessitate an inquest taking place. Continue reading »
8th April 2020
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22nd May 2020
20th May 2020
Directors are obliged to put their own interests to one side in making decisions for the benefit of the companies they serve. The Court of Appeal emphasised that point in the case of a businessman who executed an unauthorised transfer of a company’s premises to himself. Continue reading »
18th May 2020
Jerome O’Sullivan, a Partner in Healys LLP’s Construction Litigation Department, discusses the main provisions of the Construction Act 1996 and sets out a helpful summary of the key procedures for dealing with payments under construction contracts.
Last week the government announced key updates regarding the property market which may change the position of many people with regard to buying and selling properties. On Wednesday, it confirmed that the public can now visit property agents and view properties provided that social distancing measures are in place. All activities that support the sale or purchase of a property are also able to resume. Continue reading »
15th May 2020
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