Pre-operative Treatment & Diagnosis Errors

Medical mistreatment and negligence related to surgery is not always limited to the operating room or to mismanagement of surgery alone. Pre- operative negligence can also occur and may involve other health care professionals and hospital support staff in the lead up to surgery. Pre-operative negligence includes situations where there has been minimal pre-operative testing, lack of pre-operative consent as well as a failure to assess the patient’s past medical history and medication.

Types of Pre-Operative Errors & Treatment Delays

Some incidents that may arise due to pre-operative negligence include:

  • Lack of pre-operative care when investigating symptoms resulting in an incorrect or unnecessary operation
  • Failing to obtain satisfactory consent for the operation
  • A delay or failure to provide pre-operative anticoagulation resulting in a DVT post-operatively
  • Failing to take a patient off anticoagulant medication prior to surgery resulting in excessive bleeding during surgery
  • A failure to conduct relevant pre-operative tests
  • Unsatisfactory evaluation of a patients medical history
  • And other pre-operative errors 

A cautious check of an individual's medical background prior to surgery may show that surgery is too risky or that special precautions should be taken during surgery. If you or a loved one has been affected as a result of pre-operative errors which has prolonged or exacerbated a medical condition, or has resulted in the death of a loved one, Mistreatment.com may be able to assist.

 

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Before you decide to bring a claim, our medical negligence team can carry out a confidential free claim assessment under no obligation for you to use the service.

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How to seek Free Legal Advice on a No Win, No Fee?

Here at Mistreatment.com we are able to carry out a free claims assessment under no obligation, in order to establish whether your circumstances warrant a medical complaint or a medical negligence claim on a no win no fee basis.

Should your claim be considered under a no-win no-fee basis, you can decide to instruct the specialist medical negligence solicitor.

Should you decide to instruct the specialist medical negligence solicitor and your claim is unfortunately unsuccessful, you will not pay.

What can I claim for in a successful medical negligence claim?

In successful surgical errors negligence compensation claims our specialist medical negligence solicitors have experience in recovering compensation, as well as arranging any necessary services to improve the client’s quality of life. 

  • Compensation for the Injury or Loss
  • Loss of Earnings
  • Interim Compensation Payment
  • Private Medical Treatment Costs
  • Care & Case Management Costs
  • Rehabilitation Costs
  • Housing Adaptation & Relocation
  • Out-Of-Pocket Expenses
  • Compensating Dependants (Spouse/Children)
  • Benefits & Financial Advice
  • Independent Medical Experts
  • Court Of Protection
  • Coroners Inquest Advice
  • Special Adapted Vehicles
  • Recovering The Legal Costs

As each enquiry is unique the advice given will be tailored to the individual circumstances of the client.

About Our Medical Negligence Teams

Mistreatment.com is comprised of specialist teams of medical negligence solicitors throughout England and Wales. Mistreatment.com are committed in fighting for truth and justice, raising clinical standards and ensuring you or your loved ones receive the compensation you deserve under a no win no fee basis. Find out more about members of our surgical errors negligence compensation team…

Our commitment to victims of medical negligence

We understand each patient’s circumstances are unique, however with our specialist medical negligence solicitors and barristers Mistreatment.com are able to provide you with support, guidance and access to justice. Our commitment is to offer you:

  • Free private and confidential initial advice.
  • A no obligation free claims assessment, so you know where you stand.
  • Legal representation under no win no fee, if you seek to pursue a medical negligence claim.
  • Experienced medical & legal advisors who will listen to you and are there to help.
  • Access to experienced teams of specialist medical negligence solicitors across England and Wales.
  • If you decide to make a medical complaint we can provide a free and independent complaints guide.

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