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What is Prostate Cancer Misdiagnosis?
Prostate cancer, also known as carcinoma of the prostate, is the abnormal growth of cancer cells in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. It is one of the most common form of cancer in men. Most prostate cancer cells develops slowly; however, some grow relatively quickly. The cancer cells may spread from the prostate to other parts of the body, particularly the bones and lymph nodes. It may initially cause no symptoms but in later stages, it can lead to difficulty in urinating, blood in the urine, or pain in the pelvis, back or when urinating. Some prostate cancer cases can be cured if the cancer treatment starts in the early stages of the disease’s development. Medical treatments generally includes radiotherapy, hormone therapy, and surgical procedures to remove the prostate.
The cause of prostate cancer is unknown; however, some factors appear to increase the likelihood of this type of cancer such as food diet, ethnic origin, and family history. Some of the common symptoms of prostate cancer includes:
Weak flow of urine
Straining while urinating
Trouble in beginning to urinate
Incapability to hold the bladder for as long as usual
Urinating more often, every so often during the night
Uneasy feeling that the bladder is not completely empty after urination
If the signs of prostate cancer are spotted early, the cancer can be prohibited from spreading and the patient can get the effectual treatment. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. A doctor might fail to carry out the suitable action in the diagnosis or treatment of prostate cancer, leading to preventable negative consequences. A typical misdiagnosed prostate cancer can often happen due to your doctor believing that you’re suffering from an enlarged prostate, which allows the cancer to develop, and remain untreated for too long. Our leading solicitors have seen different medical negligence cases where medical professionals were unsuccessful to spot the cautionary signs of prostate cancer, through either medical negligence, failed test examination or misdiagnosis.
If you or a loved one is diagnosed with prostate cancer and suspect that there is a delay in prostate cancer diagnosis, you may be entitled to cancer negligence compensation. At Turner White Solicitors, our leading cancer negligence solicitors have the necessary knowledge and skill to handle your case with utmost compassion.
When Can I Make a Prostate Cancer Misdiagnosis Claim?
A prostate cancer diagnosis is a devastating truth for both the patient and his family, which is made much worse if they know the cancer should have been identified earlier, or diagnosed correctly. Some of the initial warning signs of prostate cancer can be spotted by your GP if you’ve had difficulty urinating, or found that you’ve been urinating more often than usual. If this has been overlooked by your doctor, then you could be able to make a prostate cancer claim for compensation.
Some of the most common misdiagnoses our solicitors have seen include:
Urinary tract infections
Enlargement of the prostate
At Turner White Solicitors, our expert solicitors can support you to make a claim for compensation if you received substandard treatment for your prostate cancer, which led to unnecessary discomfort and suffering. Specialists and other medical experts should be completely aware of the symptoms of prostate cancer and it is significant that they pick up any signs of a tumour at the earliest so the condition doesn’t spread. If prostate cancer isn’t treated as early as possible then intensive action such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy might be necessary. Regrettably, negligent treatment can also lead to fatalities.
Our team of cancer negligence solicitors can help you in your prostate cancer misdiagnosis claim if you’ve suffered from any medical injury due to medical negligence, which may amount to cancer negligence compensation. At Turner White Solicitors, our vastly experienced cancer negligence solicitors understands your prostate cancer misdiagnosis claim and help you and your family to secure the financial means necessary to keep moving forward and protect your future.
Why Should I Make a Prostate Cancer Claim?
Claiming compensation for prostate cancer misdiagnosis can help provide the treatment and support you need to relieve the symptoms of your condition. Making misdiagnosed prostate cancer claims following a delay in prostate cancer diagnosis is a significant step for various reasons. If you or a loved one is injured because of a medical professional’s negligence, we firmly believe you should get the compensation, which you deserve.
Your prostate cancer misdiagnosis claim can earn you the much-needed compensation that can help you to pay your medical expenses for any current or future care and treatment as well as the compensation can help you recover any lost earnings after time away from work. Your claim for compensation will also highlight the neglectful treatment that are often being carried out by NHS doctors and medical staff or any other private hospital’s medical professionals. It can prevent other people to suffer the same medical damage, which you have sadly undergone. Claiming compensation for delayed prostate cancer diagnosis can also help you to cover the cost of adaptations to your home and life.
Contact our leading cancer negligence solicitors for a confidential and free consultation on Freephone 01772 25 22 22. We will discuss your experience and let you know if we think you have a potential misdiagnosed prostate cancer claim case.
How much Compensation for Misdiagnosed Prostate Cancer Claims Will I Get?
Claiming compensation for prostate cancer misdiagnosis can help provide the treatment and support you need to relieve the symptoms of your condition. The amount of compensation for prostate cancer claims awarded depends on a number of different aspects. These aspects can include the severity of the injury caused, combined with any financial losses, the effect the damage has had on your life outside work, and whether your medical injury caused due to negligence will require further treatment and care – both in the immediate aftermath of the negligence and in the future.
You can find out how much prostate cancer misdiagnosis claim compensation you’re entitled to by getting in touch with our best cancer negligence solicitors today on Freephone 01772 25 22 22 or contact us online and we’ll be happy to help you. We will be able to give you an indication of the potential value of your claim. However, if you want to get an estimated settlement figure before you contact us, you can always use our interactive compensation calculator to find out how much compensation you might be entitled to.
Is There a Time Limit on Making a Prostate Cancer Misdiagnosis Claim?
Yes. In most medical negligence cases, you have three years’ time to make a compensation claim, starting from the date the negligence happened or the date you first became aware that you’ve suffered because of negligence, which is also known as ‘date of knowledge’.However, it’s important to contact us as soon as possible so that we can begin to gather evidences for your claim. Moreover, events will still be new in your mind, evidences are easier to collect and a stronger prostate cancer misdiagnosis claim for compensation more likely to be built.Therefore, the sooner you speak to our team of cancer negligence solicitors, the better. If you have questions or concerns about the time limits, please call us for a free and confidential consultation on Freephone 01772 25 22 22.
Does The Case Follows a No Win No Fee Claim Basis?
Yes. At Turner White Solicitors, our No Win No Fee Claim Solicitors means you won’t have to pay any legal costs if your claim is unsuccessful and it will cost you nothing to find out if you have a case. The most significant part is that the victim of prostate cancer misdiagnosis is not at any kind of financial risk. Our cancer negligence solicitors will also help you to understand the outcome that the medical negligence has had on your life, and ensure that any prostate cancer misdiagnosis claim compensation, which you receive will shield all your future requirements.
In addition, before beginning a legal case for compensation, our cancer negligence solicitors will confirm you on whether your case can proceed on a No Win No Fee basis. Generally, 98% of our clienteles always have right to the No Win No Fee basis.
Our Best Cancer Negligence Solicitors
Our leading cancer negligence solicitors will look into your prostate cancer misdiagnosis claim case in detail, collecting relevant evidence from different well-trained medical professionals. These medical professionals evaluate what treatment and care you should have received and determines any future consequences to your wellbeing. They will also advise us on any potential treatment, which you will need in the upcoming years.
At Turner White Solicitors, our cancer negligence solicitors also represent the families of people who have passed away because of delay in prostate cancer diagnosis, assisting them to find answers and receive cancer negligence compensation from the establishment responsible. Our cancer negligence solicitors also understand that an apology and request for forgiveness can be extremely significant for those who have suffered in misdiagnosed prostate cancer claims cases.
Start your claim now for cancer negligence compensation, call our leading cancer negligence solicitors for free today on 01772 25 22 22/01772 25 33 33 or contact us online and we’ll be happy to help you.
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Prostate Cancer Negligence Specialists at Turner White Solicitors are armed with comprehensive knowledge about misdiagnosed prostate cancer claims cases and offer a free and confidential consultation to those who have suffered because of medical malpractice or mistreatment. We can also visit you at your home or hospital if you cannot visit our office. Our team of best cancer negligence solicitors are made up of leading lawyers in all areas of oncology practice, with a proven record of accomplishment of success in their specialist areas.
Cancer Compensation Claims
Being diagnosed with cancer is a terrifying and overwhelming experience for you and your loved ones. As a result, you decide to place your complete trust in medical professionals to discharge their duties in the professional manner for which they are trained. Nevertheless, occasionally mistakes are made, diagnosis is delayed or botched, whcih can have a devestating physical, emotional and financial impact on the patient's life. Some delay in cancer diagnosis may lead to misdiagnosis and mistreatment, which can be fatal. Additionally, you may miss the critical period of time when the cancer could possibly be treated.
Cancer misdiagnosis may lead a non-cancerous patient to endure cancer treatment, which can have a distressing psychological effect on the individual on his/her family. Unnecessary cancer treatment such as chemotherapy adn radiotherapy may also create serious health complications for the patient, which may amount to cancer misdiagnosis compensation claims.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer and suspect that the diagnosis could be wrong or treatment was delayed or was wrong, you may be entitiled to cancer negligence compensation claim. At Turner White Solicitors, our cancer medical negligence claims solicitors have the necessary knowledge and skill to handle the case with utmost compassion.
Common Causes of Cancer Negligence
Some of the common causes for late or misdiagnosed cancer claims, which our cancer negligence solicitors have witnessed while dealing with cancer negligence claims:
- Failure to suggest additional tests
- Incorrect follow up on test results
- Failure to diagnose a malignant tumor
- Identifying a benign tumour as malignant
- Delayed referral to a qualified cancer specialist
- Inaccurate analysis of the cancer's stage or location
- Disregarding patients complaints and informed symptoms
- Failure to conduct correct tests or observe symptoms during physical examination
Our team of leading cancer negligence solicitors can help you in your cancer negligence claims for all the aforementioned reasons or any other reason which has caused your medical injury equivalent to such a claim.
Types of Misdiagnosed Cancer Claims
- Lung Cancer
- Bowel Cancer
- Ovarian Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Cervical Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
- Bone Cancer
If in any case your medical consultant have misdiagnosed you for any other type of cancer, which is not listed above, please feel free to contact our cancer medical negligence claims solicitors for a confidential, free consultation.
Why Should I Make A Claim?
Making a cancer compensation claim following a delayed or misdiagnosed cancer treatment is a significant step for various reasons. If you or a loved one is suffering due to misdiagnosis or mistreatment, you should claim compensation and get back what you deserve. Your cancer negligence calim can provide you with the finances that can cover your medical expenses for future diagnosis and treatments. If you lost time off work due to the diagnosis or treatment which was not carried out properly then you should claim to regain any income lost and compensate for your time, which could have been spent in a much more productive manner.
Moreover, executing a claim will also mean that medical services will review their process of cancer treatments and possibly improve it in the future which can significantly decrease the amount of cancer negligence cases in the future, helping to create a much more efficient healthcare system. On a larger scale, this means that, potentially, a lot of lives can be saved.
When Can I Make A Claim?
In most cases, you have 3 years from the date of the incident or the date you first became aware to make a claim. For certain cases, this time period is extended. It is, however, recommended to make the claim as soon as possible whilst the incident is still fresh in your mind so that it is easier for you to gather sufficient and significant evidence to prove that you should recieve compensation.
How Much Compensation Will I Recieve?
The amount of cacner negligence compensation awarded in this type of cases depends on a number of different aspects. These aspects depend on the severity of the injury caused, combined with any financial losses, the effect the damage has had on your life, outside work, and whether medical injuy was caused due to negligence will require further treatment and care in the future.
For a free consultation about a cancer negligence compensation claim, call our No Win No Fee cancer negligence solicitors on Freephone 01772 25 22 22 or start your claim online and we will call you.
When you contact us, you don't have to start your cancer compensation claim immediately. So, if you're unsure whether you're ready to step on the first stages of your compensation claim, or whether your delayed treatment or misdiagnosis was a medical professional's fault, Turner White Solicitors can provide you the guidance and information, which you need to establish your claim and we ensure you that we will not force you to start a claim.