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Failure to treat | Medical negligence solicitors at George Ide

When you visit a doctor, or are referred to a specialist at a hospital, you expect that the healthcare professional charged with your care will be able to diagnose your symptoms and treat you accordingly.

If, however, the doctor or consultant fails to treat you correctly or in a timely manner, according to medical best practice at the time, and your condition or injury worsens, causing you to suffer loss, you may be able to make a claim for damages with the help of the expert medical negligence solicitors at George Ide LLP.

Proving a medical negligence claim for failed, delayed or mismanaged treatment

In order to successfully prove the claim the client, with the help of their solicitor, will have to show that any other competent doctor or consultant would not have acted in the same way and that, had treatment been administered differently or in a more timely manner, it would have resulted in a more positive outcome for the patient.

Failed, delayed and mismanaged treatment can include, but is not limited to, the following: