Compensation claims for failure to diagnose a broken bone

If you have ever suffered a broken bone then you will know that it can be one of the most physically painful experiences that you could encounter, so it is important that you get medical attention as soon as possible. Dealing with a broken bone can be an extremely difficult task and as such it requires a lot of skill to treat it, and if it is not diagnosed correctly then you it could become infected and you could be in a lot of pain. Medical negligence is a serious issue and if you believe that you have been a victim then you could look to make a claim for compensation.

These mistakes can sometimes happen, but this doesn’t mean you should have to suffer as the result of someone else’s mistake. A broken bone can have a massive impact on your life and if not diagnosed you could be in pain for quite some time, so if you believe you have suffered as a result of this, then you could be entitled to make a claim to help you with any losses and health issues you have developed.

Who could I make a claim against?

In general any compensation claim that you make should be directed at a person who has been directly negligent towards you and therefore left you with a number of injuries as a result. There are a number of people who you could make a claim against, with the most likely candidate being the doctor who failed to diagnose your problem or the surgeon who didn’t operate. Either way it can be dangerous for your health and if you believe that you haven’t received the best possible help available, then you could look to seek compensation as a result. However, in order to make your claim successful you have to prove that a person has been negligent towards you.

In which circumstance might a claim be able made?

If you believe that your broken bone has not been diagnosed and you have suffered as a result of this, then you could be entitled to make a claim. Some common examples could include:

  • Development of new symptoms
  • Worsening of existing symptoms
  • Claims against an infection as a result of missed diagnosis
  • Claims if your condition has resulted in further pain
  • Claims against incorrect prescription of medication

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

If you believe that you have suffered from medical negligence and you feel that there is a claim to be made, then will need to be fully prepared for the process – that’s where the team at Medical Compensation 4U can help, as they will work alongside you every step of the way, ensuring that any compensation you are entitled to will go straight into your pocket. So what are you waiting for? For more information about how Medical Compensation 4U can help out, simply get in touch with one of our highly trained team members today and see how they can help you.