Meningitis Claims Specialists

Making a Meningitis Compensation Claim

Meningitis is a serious infection that requires urgent medical attention if delays occur the results can be catastrophic.

Meningitis is a serious infection that requires urgent medical attention if delays occur the results can be catastrophic.

If you or a loved one has suffered because of a lack of duty of care of a 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 meningitis claim our specialist solicitor panel are assisting with include:

  • Failing to spot the signs and symptoms
  • Misdiagnosing as another condition
  • Carrying out the wrong treatment
  • Failure or delay in providing treatment
  • Failure to refer or delay in referring to a hospital
  • Failure or delay in carrying out a lumbar puncture

Medical failures associated with meningitis can result in serious even 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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Meningitis Claims We Assist With:

Failing to spot the signs and symptoms

Doctors understand the dangers of missing the signs and symptoms of meningitis. A high temperature, spots or rash, dislike of bright lights and a stiff neck are some of the tell-tale signs. However, despite doctors' awareness sometimes the signs are missed, resulting in serious and avoidable complications, extended treatment, the window of opportunity to successfully treat the condition is missed, permanent injury or worse.

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

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Misdiagnosing as another condition

Meningitis requires urgent medical treatment, for this to happen prompt diagnosis is crucial. Doctors have long been aware of the signs and symptoms of the condition and yet some patients suffer unnecessarily when doctors get things wrong and misdiagnose meningitis as another condition. These failings can cause serious and avoidable complications, extended treatment, the window of opportunity to successfully treat the condition is missed, permanent injury or worse.

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

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Carrying out the wrong treatment

Meningitis is a medical emergency. Thankfully doctors are aware of the condition and normally provide prompt care. Unfortunately, this is not always the case when things wrong and carry out the wrong treatment. Treatment for meningitis include antibiotics, steroids, fluids, and oxygen.

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

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Failure or delay in providing treatment

It is crucial that meningitis is promptly treated. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and some patients suffer unnecessarily when treatment is delayed. Failing to give prompt treatment can result in serious complications, the window of opportunity to successfully treat the condition is missed, extended recovery, permanent injury or worse.

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

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Failing to refer or delay in referring the patient to hospital

If necessary a GP will refer a patient to a hospital or specialist to confirm their ailment, sadly this is not always the case and some patients are unnecessarily harmed when the window of opportunity to treat meningitis is lost, this can result in devastating consequences.

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

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Failure or delay in carrying out a lumbar puncture or other tests

Meningitis can be confirmed by using a variety of tests including blood, X-ray, scan or lumbar puncture. Unfortunately, sometimes things go wrong where testing is not carried out or is delayed, which can result in the window of opportunity to successfully treat meningitis is lost,

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