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According to Cancer Research UK, 1 in 2 of us will be diagnosed with some type of cancer in our lifetimes, which makes it a leading cause of death here in the UK.
By receiving an early diagnosis of cancer, you drastically improve the chances that you’ll be able to beat the disease and a full recovery. So, any delays in diagnosis – or even a misdiagnosis – can severely impact these chances. A delay or misdiagnosis of cancer can have a serious impact on both the recipient of the diagnosis and their family.
If you or a loved one are currently enduring the consequences of cancer negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Here at Farleys, our experienced solicitors are committed to doing everything we can to make this difficult process as easy as we can, and we’re here to give you advice and support wherever we can as we work to resolve your claim.
While negligence is relatively rare phenomenon, when it does occur, it can be devastating – especially if it impacts the patient’s life expectancy.
There are over 200 types of cancer, so the scope for delayed or misdiagnosis is fairly far reaching. So, should you find that either you or a loved one has suffered the misfortune of a cancer misdiagnosis, our medical negligence solicitors are here to help you get the compensation you deserve. Here at Farleys, we have a wealth of experience in this field, and have previously represented clients in the following areas:
There are many reasons why you might feel that a cancer compensation claim is worth pursuing. You might be a patient who isn’t satisfied with the level of treatment you’re receiving, and understandably may feel that you are entitled to a claim. Alternatively, a member of your family may be faced with a surgical procedure that could have been avoided had they been given an accurate initial diagnosis. There are a multitude of different reasons why you might feel that a compensation claim would be your best course of action:
We also take on medical negligence cancer claims for families who have lost a relative to cancer. Here at Farleys, we’re determined to help bring as much closure as we can to those who’ve lost a loved one as a result of insufficient treatment.Contact Us
In order to ensure financial constraints don’t prevent individuals from pursing medical negligence claims, where possible we endeavour to pursue each case on a no-win, no-fee basis.
For free initial advice on how we can assist you, please don’t hesitate to contact a member of our medical negligence team on or call 0330 828 3886. Alternatively please complete an online enquiry form.Contact Us
How will Farleys help me through this process?
We provide each of our clients with their very own medical negligence solicitor who will work as their single point of contact throughout the process. We do this to make sure that things are as easy for you as possible, while also maintaining a strict level of confidentiality. Our specialist will help you throughout the process, and will provide you with any support and advice you might need throughout the course of your claim.
What can cancer compensation help to cover?
A late cancer diagnosis or misdiagnosis can take both a significant emotional and financial toll on both the recipient of the diagnosis and their family. As a result of cancer negligence, you may be forced to pay for extra medical treatment, medication or care to help with your recovery from the disease. Therefore, as part of your cancer misdiagnosis settlement, our solicitor will aim to cover all the expenses inflicted by the negligence you suffered. This includes added costs for things like travel, accommodation, and the effect your cancer has had on your social life, hobbies, career and future.
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