Compensation claims for a failure to treat depression

If you have ever been unfortunate enough to suffer from depression, then you will understand that it is one of the most traumatic experiences you could endure. Whether it’s problems in your relationship, your family life or your career, almost anything can trigger depression and not many things can help, because unlike feeling down or sad, a person suffering from depression will experience intense emotions of anxiety, hopelessness, negativity and helplessness, and the feelings stay with them instead of going away. One of the few ways to treat this illness is to seek out the help of a trained psychologist, who have years of experience in treating these conditions. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and your condition could deteriorate as a result of their negligence, leaving you with a lot of grief and anguish, not to mention financial loss. If you have been a victim of this then you could make a claim for compensation.

Who could be held responsible for my claims?

Depression is a serious illness that affects a large number of people every year, but thankfully it can be treated. However, if you feel that you haven’t felt any benefits from treatment, whether it’s because of a lack of training for your psychologist or medical negligence, then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Depression is a very sensitive issue, so it is important that your psychologist is highly-trained, otherwise your mental state could decline and leave you with a lot of traumatic issues. If you believe that anyone has not performed to the best of their abilities your health has been put at risk then you could be entitled to make a compensation claim to help you recuperate any losses you have sustained.

In which situations might you look to make a claim?

A number of problems can potentially occur as the result of negligence on behalf of a physiotherapist, with some common examples of where you could sustain injuries including:

·         Claims for failure to treat depression

·         Claims against a negligent psychologist

·         Claims against an under-qualified psychologist

·         Claims if your condition has declined

·         Claims against trauma suffered as a result of poor treatment

How can I get Medical Compensation 4U to help with my claim?

Depression is one of the most difficult illnesses to cope with, so claiming for compensation against negligence can be a quite stressful situation. This is where the team at Medical Compensation 4U can help out – our team of industry experts will work alongside you every step of the way to ensure that the process goes as smooth as possible. We will ensure that if the case is successful, all the proceeds will go directly where it belongs – straight in your pocket. For more information on how Medical Compensation 4U can help out, simply get in touch with a member of our team today!