Delayed diagnosis and misdiagnosis

Failure to diagnose malunion of fractured radius

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After our client fell onto her hand, it started to swell up. After six months she noticed there was still pain which required surgery due to a failure by doctors to diagnose malunion of fractured radius. Here is an overview of the claim and the outcome. More …

Delay in diagnosis of internal bleeding

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Our client contacted BL Claims after she nearly died because doctors did not diagnose internal bleeding following a salpingo-oophorectomy. Here is an overview of the case and the outcome. More …

Delay in diagnosis of a parotid gland tumour

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Our client received an incorrect diagnosis which turned out to be a parotid gland tumour. This delay in diagnosis caused immeasurable pain and suffering. BL Claims Clinical Negligence team stepped in to help her family make a claim. Read the full story here. More …

Delay in diagnosis of malignant melanoma

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What happens if a doctor incorrectly reports a mole as being benign? When this happened to our client they contacted BL Claims to investigate a Clinical Negligence claim. More …

Settlement reached for failure to diagnose testicular torsion

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Our Clinical Negligence team stepped in when an A&E department missed the chance to diagnose a young man with testicular torsion. This led to the patient suffering serious consequences. If you have been misdiagnosed our experienced lawyers might be able to assist. More …

£200,000 settlement reached for negligent treatment following knee surgery

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An NHS Trust was liable for clinical negligence where it had been negligent in its treatment of a 30 year old woman, resulting in the diagnosis of Post Thrombotic Syndrome - here is an overview of the case. More …

Significant settlement reached for failure to remove ureteric stent for 10 years causing loss of kidney

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In February 2003, Mrs A was admitted to hospital with right loin pain. Investigation identified a swollen right kidney. She was referred and underwent a cystoscopy to see if there was any obstruction to the bladder which might be causing her symptoms. She was discharged back to the care of the GP. More …

Settlement agreed for spinal injury case

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Our clinical negligence team agreed settlement of a spinal cord injury which was caused by delayed diagnosis. Read more about how we successfully assisted Mr E with his claim. More …

Husband settles claim for delay in diagnosis of Leukaemia which led to wife's death

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In April 2012 Mrs P, a retired woman, went for a "well woman" check-up which included a blood test. The results identified a low platelet count, although she was not informed of this at the time. More …

Settlement reached for delay in diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome

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Mr A contacted BL Claims Solicitors as specialist clinical negligence solicitors after a delay in diagnosing cauda equina syndrome. He received a significant settlement for his claim. More …