Do you need to make Pembrokeshire personal injury claims after being misdiagnosed?
If you’re unwell and you receive a misdiagnosis, it can turn a treatable illness into a life-threatening one. The severity of the situation means that instances of misdiagnosis are treated very seriously and you may even be able to make Pembrokeshire personal injury claims against the people responsible.
If you visit your local doctor or GP, they have a duty of care to treat you. If your symptoms don’t immediately identify the underlying illness, they should prepare to run a range of tests in order to find out exactly what’s making you ill. Although doctors may initially try a course of treatment if they think they know what’s causing you to be unwell, if this fails to work, they should refer you for further tests as soon as possible.
With more serious illnesses, treating them early can be the key to a full recovery. The earlier doctors can diagnose patients, the quicker treatment can commence. As some illnesses do get progressively worse, patients are encouraged to visit their doctors as soon as possible if they suspect that something could be wrong.
However, when a misdiagnosis occurs, the patient could inadvertently be harmed because of the error. As a result, their symptoms may have worsened and they may have to undergo more drastic treatment.
If you’ve been misdiagnosed, or your doctor has failed to diagnose you at all, you may want to consider making Pembrokeshire personal injury claims against them. This could help you to obtain compensation from the person or people responsible which could help you to cope whilst you undergo the appropriate treatment for your illness.
If you’re very unwell, you may need to take time off work, or give up work altogether, whilst you receive treatment. If you rely on your income, this can be very worrying for many people. Making Pembrokeshire personal injury claims and obtaining compensation can help to replace this lost income and can ensure that you don’t have any financial worries whilst you’re receiving your treatment. By minimising stress and enabling you to focus on your health, obtaining compensation can be extremely helpful for many patients.
If you want to find out more about making Pembrokeshire personal injury claims and obtaining compensation, we can help. At Accident Advice Helpline we have over ten years experience as a personal injury law firm and we’re always happy to help new claimants with their Pembrokeshire personal injury claims.
Our personal injury team are even available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so you can contact us at any time for help with your Pembrokeshire personal injury claims. Simply call Accident Advice Helpline now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile to find out more or to make your Pembrokeshire personal injury claims today. Don’t risk missing out – call now to get your compensation claim started!
Date Published: 1st October 2014