A claim against misdiagnosis covers both misdiagnosed and undiagnosed illnesses or injuries. If you have been misdiagnosed for an injury or illness and have suffered because of it, you may be able to claim for compensation. Some of the most common misdiagnosis claims are:
• Misdiagnosed/undiagnosed cancer
• Undiagnosed fractures
• Undiagnosed infections
• Incorrect medical prescriptions
• Incorrect reporting from x-rays/scans
Misdiagnosed or undiagnosed illness and injuries can cause a patient further problems such as side effects from unsuitable medication, unnecessary medical procedures, stress, delays in diagnosing the real illness, health implications, and in some occasions even resulting in death.