Delayed Diagnosis or Failure to Diagnose

Generally, medical professionals will provide the right diagnosis and a patient will receive the appropriate medical treatment. However, there are instances where doctors delay in making a diagnosis, or fail to make the correct diagnosis. 

A delayed diagnosis or failure to diagnose may result in a failed opportunity to commence treatment at an early stage which could prove fatal or result in serious adverse health consequences such as prolonged pain and suffering and reduced life expectancy. 

If you or a family member have suffered a serious injury which you believe was as a result of, or was worsened by a delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis, you may be entitled to bring a medical negligence claim. 

To speak with an experienced medical negligence solicitor who will listen with the utmost empathy, please contact Laura today.

Common Areas of Medicine where a Delayed Diagnosis or Misdiagnosis can Occur:

This list is not exhaustive, and given the broad range of misdiagnoses that can occur, you may have a condition or disease which was not diagnosed in a timely fashion warranting a medical negligence claim.

How Can Croke Medical Law Help?

Croke Medical Law are well experienced in Delayed Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis Claims and will provide expert legal advice in an empathetic manner. 

We can: 

  1. Investigate the cause of injury and provide answers that you deserve to know to allow you to better understand what happened and to determine if a medical error was made. 
  2. Provide advice in relation to the legal process and represent you throughout your legal journey. 
  3. Seek financial compensation for you. 
  4. Seek an explanation and an apology from the wrongdoer(s).