Cancer Claims Specialists

Making a Cancer Compensation Claim

Many people recover or successfully manage cancer, sadly this is not always the case when medical professionals get things wrong.

Many people recover or successfully manage cancer, sadly this is not always the case when medical professionals get things wrong.

If you, or a loved one have suffered a worsening of health because of the failure of a doctor, surgeon or another medical professional, the SeriousMedicalInjury.com specialist solicitor panel could help with a no win no fee compensation claim.

Types of Claims We Assist With

Types of cancer claims our specialist solicitor panel are assisting with include:

  • Failing to spot and delays in spotting cancer
  • Delays and failures in treating cancer
  • Wrong diagnosis
  • Examination errors
  • Failing to refer or delay in referring to a specialist
  • Scan and test errors 
  • Wrong diagnosis
  • Cancer screening failures
  • Radiotherapy injuries
  • Chemotherapy injuries
  • Treatment errors
  • Unacceptable aftercare
  • Lack of 'informed' consent

Cancer errors by doctors and other medical professionals are often serious and life-threatening. If you or a loved one have suffered because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation. 

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Leading Medical Injury Experts

The SeriousMedicalInjury.com solicitor panel boasts some of the leading medical injury lawyers in England & Wales.

The panel's experience has helped them understand the many challenges that face both the client and their family. They provide access to specialist support services including rehabilitation and benefits advice.

They appreciate client's concerns of claiming compensation whilst still undergoing treatment and the uncertainty of what the future holds especially when the injuries are debilitating.

Acting in the client's best interests they guide them through the legal process and leave no stone unturned, with the aim of securing maximum compensation as quickly as possible.

Experts In Recovering Past And Future Losses

A successful claim can help improve the quality of life as it can allow a claimant to recover past and future costs for:

  • Corrective treatment
  • Care & Rehabilitation
  • Loss of earnings
  • Out of pocket expenses and more

What can I claim?

No Win No Fee - No Risk*

The most common way to claim compensation for medical negligence is on a no win no fee basis.

Our panel of specialist medical negligence solicitors will carry out an assessment of your case and may decide that they can assist you on a no win no fee basis, also known as a conditional fee agreement (CFA).

A claim taken on a no win no fee basis means that if your claim is unsuccessful you will not be required to pay your solicitor’s fees, providing you cooperate and do not provide misleading information, nothing is payable by you up front and nothing is payable at all if your claim is unsuccessful.

Free Claim Assessment - No Obligation

Before you decide to claim, start your free, no obligation case assessment to check if one of our specialist serious medical negligence solicitors can assist you on a no win no fee basis

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Cancer Claims We Assist With:

Failure to diagnose or delay in spotting cancer

It is reasonable to expect GPs and doctors to promptly diagnose our ailments and provide treatment to get us better again. Unfortunately, for some patients with cancer, the condition is not identified or not diagnosed early which means the window of opportunity to successfully treat is lost and a worsening of health.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of alack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Delays and failures in treating cancer

The sooner cancer treatment starts the more likely it is to be successful, the better the chances of the condition being manageable or better the quality of life. Unfortunately, this is not always the case as some patients condition is made worse when treatment is delayed or not provided at all.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Wrong diagnosis of cancer

We all expect doctors to accurately diagnose our ailments especially if it involves cancer. Sadly some patients are failed when given an incorrect diagnosis which results in a worsening of health, reduces the chance that the condition can be successfully managed or worse.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Examination errors

When visiting a doctor or consultant it is reasonable to expect them to listen to the concerns and carry out a thorough examination, sadly this is not always the case, which is especially worrying if means cancer treatment is delayed. This can result in the window of opportunity to successfully treat or manage the condition is lost, and a worsening of health.

If you or a loved one have suffered because a medical professional failed in their duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Failing to refer or delay in referring to a specialist

It is natural to expect a doctor to diagnose your illness accurately or if necessary refer you to a specialist for confirmation and treatment. Unfortunately, this is not everyone's experience, as some people find their health has been made worse, or the opportunity to successfully treat or manage the condition is lost because a doctor failed or delayed referring you to a specialist.

If you or a loved one have been harmed because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Cancer screening failures

The NHS carries out screening to help spot the early signs of three types of cancer, bowel, breast, and cervical. Despite screening proving effective in identifying and treating cancer this is not always the case, and errors result in some patient's health being made worse.

If you or a loved one have been harmed because of a cancer screening error you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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X-ray and scan errors

Scientific technology provides cutting edge imaging to help doctors accurately diagnose patients. Unfortunately, sometimes things go wrong, such as misreading the results of the scan, which results in delays in treatment and unnecessary harm, this is especially worrying if the condition is serious like cancer.

If you have been affected by the negligence of a doctor or another medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Radiotherapy injuries

Radiotherapy is used in the treatment of cancer and is often considered the most effective treatment after surgery. Although many patients are successfully treated by radiotherapy, unfortunately, sometimes unnecessary injuries occur including burns or nerve damage.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of a lack of duty of care by a medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Chemotherapy injuries

Chemotherapy is used in the treatment of cancer, especially if cancer has spread or there is a risk of spreading. The effectiveness of this treatment varies significantly and whilst many patients benefit sometimes things go wrong including treatment being carried out on the wrong site and the wrong strength of medication given, this can result in a worsening of health or more complex treatment being required.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of a lack of duty of care by a medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Treatment failures

It is reasonable to expect medical professionals to carry out the most appropriate cancer treatment. Sadly, sometimes things go wrong when patients are given the wrong treatment that results in a worsening of their health.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of the negligence of a doctor, surgeon or another medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Botched cancer surgery

Surgeons are skilled medical professionals who perform intricate procedures on many conditions including cancer. Although patients place faith in them, surgeons still get things wrong that result in avoidable harm and a worsening of health.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to compensation.

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Unacceptable aftercare

It is important that cancer patients receive appropriate aftercare following surgery to help prevent infections and other complications. Medical and nursing teams are responsible for delivering and managing suitable aftercare. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of unacceptable standards of aftercare you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Lack of 'informed' consent

It is a legal requirement for a surgeon to explain the risks and alternative cancer treatments to the patient before surgery, so they can decide to undergo the treatment or not. Sadly, this is not always the case and sometimes things go wrong.

If you consented to surgery, but feel you were not properly informed about the procedure and as a consequence suffered a worsening of health you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Compensation & Special Damages

Our medical negligence solicitor panel has successfully settled many serious and catastrophic medical injury claims and have experience in fighting for the following types of special damages:

Injury & Suffering

One of the elements of compensation is awarded for pain and suffering.

This takes into account the length of time the claimant is in pain and the effect it will have on their personal life.

Loss Of Earnings

If you have sustained a serious medical injury it is likely you have suffered a loss of earnings especially if your injuries are significant.

Our solicitor panel can help recover your work-related losses. 

Financial Losses

Compensation settlements are designed to put the claimant in a similar financial position prior to the incident.

All financial losses are included in the claim to ensure maximum compensation.

Rehabilitation

Medical injuries often require extensive rehabilitation.

In successful cases our solicitor panel can help recover all costs of corrective treatment.

Private Treatment

If the NHS has made your health worse you may decide on private treatment.

You can recover private treatment costs as part of your compensation settlement.

Care Costs

In severe cases, it may be necessary for people to go in to care, especially if they are vulnerable.

Our solicitor panel understands the complexity of serious injuries and can help recover your care costs.

Housing Adaptation

Home adaptations such as stairlifts can improve the quality of life of people with serious medical conditions.

Our solicitor panel work closely with leading occupational therapists and case managers to assist clients with mobility and access issues.

Relocation Costs

It may be necessary for some people with serious health problems to relocate. 

If you need to relocate or are considering relocation you may be able to recover the costs as part of your compensation award.

Assistive Technology

Our solicitor panel is aware of how assistive technology can make a real difference to improve the quality of life of those with serious health problems.

Smart technology such as voice-activated devices can help people cope with tasks which most of us take for granted, such as turning on and off appliances and controlling room temperature.

Dependants

If you have lost a loved one because of negligence you may need to consider your legal position.

Our solicitor panel can help dependants access compensation, support and assist with inquest representation.

Bereavement Costs

The loss of a loved one is an emotional time made even worse if someone else is to blame.

Our solicitor panel can help recover bereavement, funeral, inquest representation and other costs. 

Future Expenses

It is crucial that all future losses are considered when calculating a schedule of loss. 

Working with leading financial experts our solicitor panel can help recover future losses including, income, pensions, investments and many more.

Unsure if you can make a no win no fee medical injury claim?

Before you decide to make a claim, check for FREE if our panel of medical negligence solicitors can assist with your claim on a no win no fee.

or call: 0800 699 0900
or call: 0800 699 0900

Lines open 24 hours, 7 days a week