GP Negligence Claims Specialists

Making a GP Negligence Compensation Claim

We all trust GP's to make us better, but sadly this is not always the case when delays in diagnosis, misdiagnosis and treatment errors cause serious complications.

We all trust GP's to make us better, but sadly this is not always the case when delays in diagnosis, misdiagnosis and treatment errors cause serious complications.

If you or a loved one has suffered because of a lack of duty of care by a GP or doctor the SeriousMedicalInjury.com specialist solicitor panel could help with a no win no fee compensation claim.

Types of Claims We Assist With

Types of GP negligence claim our specialist solicitor panel are assisting with include:

  • Failing to diagnose or delayed diagnosis
  • Misdiagnosis or wrongly treating a condition
  • Failure to refer or delay in referring to a specialist
  • Delay or failure to refer for an X-ray or scan
  • Delay or failure to refer for a test
  • Failing to examine or carrying out a flawed examination
  • Failure or delay in providing treatment
  • Prescription errors

Negligence by a GP or doctor can result in serious life-changing injuries. If you 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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GP Negligence Claims We Assist With:

Failing to diagnose or delayed diagnosis

A patient should expect their GP to diagnose illnesses promptly yet this is not everyone's experience. Unfortunately, sometimes GP's get things wrong including failing to spot symptoms or a delayed diagnosis. These failings can result in further treatment being required, the window of opportunity to successfully treat a condition being missed, serious injury or worse.

If you or a loved one has suffered because a GP or doctor failed in their duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Misdiagnosis or wrongly treating a condition

GP's understand the importance of diagnosing a patient accurately so timely treatment can commence, this is especially important when serious conditions are concerned. Sadly, sometimes errors occur such as patients being misdiagnosed or even the wrong treatment being given.

If you or a loved one has suffered because a GP or doctor failed in their duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Failure to refer or delay in referring to a specialist

Even the most experienced GP will refer patients to specialists to help with diagnosis or treatment. Sadly, some patients are harmed when they are failed to be referred or the referral is delayed, which can result in further treatment being required, the window of opportunity to successfully treat them is missed or permanent injury.

If you or a loved one has suffered because a GP or doctor failed in their duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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X-ray or Scan delays and misinterpretation

GPs use x-rays and scans to help detect many types of medical conditions. Digital images are designed to diagnose, help locate and assist in choosing the most appropriate treatment. Unfortunately, sometimes GPs get things wrong, including failing to or delaying referral for diagnostic tests or misinterpreting scans or x-rays. This can result in further treatment being required, the window of opportunity to successfully treat is missed, extended recovery, serious injury or worse.

If you or a loved one has suffered because a GP or doctor failed in their duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Delay or failure to refer for a test

GP's have a range of tests that they regularly use to help diagnose and accurately treat patients. Common tests include blood, urine, and stool samples. Unfortunately, not every patient who requires a test is referred, some tests are delayed, and sometimes GP's misinterpret the results. These and other GP failures can result in further treatment being required, the window of opportunity to successfully treat them is missed, extended recovery or permanent injury.

If you or a loved one has suffered because a GP or doctor failed in their duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Performing a flawed examination or failing to examine

GP's regularly carry out examinations that can detect and assist in the treatment of many ailments and injuries. Sadly, this is not always the case and some patients suffer unnecessarily when GP's fail to carry out a thorough examination or the examination is performed incorrectly. This can result in the window of opportunity to successfully treat the condition is missed.

If you or a loved one has suffered because a GP or doctor failed in their duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Prescription and dispensing errors

The traditional process a doctor uses to provide a patient with medication involves a prescription. This form is normally given to the patient to present to the pharmacy for dispensing. The prescription details the name of the medicine or type of treatment, the quantity, dosage, and frequency of use. Although doctors and pharmacists are experienced with this process sometimes things go wrong such as prescribing the wrong drugs or the wrong strength of drugs. Sadly, prescribing and dispensing errors are all too common and can sometimes have a devastating impact on the patient.

If you or a loved one has suffered because a doctor or pharmacist failed in their duty of care 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