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GP Negligence Claims

If you have experienced a situation where the general practitioners (GP) have failed to identify or correctly diagnose the medical condition leading to devastating effects. You can apply for GP negligence claims due to the involvement of professional medical negligence.
GP Negligence Claims

What are GP Negligence Claims?

If your general practitioners (GP) have failed to provide standard medical care or delayed diagnosis, which ultimately costs you physically, emotionally, or financially. The state law offers individuals to claim if they have suffered due to misdiagnosis or medical negligence. The GP negligence claims enable the victim to receive the appropriate compensation for the medical negligence.

How do I know if I am eligible for GP negligence claim?

As per National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), a proper set of guidelines exist for the GPs to provide medical treatment & make referrals. Failure in compliance with guidelines, or inadequate medical treatment can cause patients to suffer.

There are two major categories for medical negligence:

Diagnosis Mistakes

Diagnosis mistakes usually occur when your GP fails to do the following:

  • Failure in diagnosis
  • Failure in referring you to a specialist for diagnosis
  • Failure in identifying the correct parameters for diagnosis
  • Failure in reading the result correct

Treatment Mistakes

The treatment mistakes through which your condition has become worse includes

  • Ignorance in conducting a physical examination
  • Negligence in skipping patient's medical history
  • Prescribing incorrect medication
  • Any shape of medical negligence that results in damages upon patient
How do I know if I am eligible for GP negligence claim?

How can DV Solicitors help you with GP Negligence Claims?

DV Solicitors is an ideal place for expert medical negligence lawyers & solicitors. We have a firm belief that any injustice should be well compensated as per the law. Therefore, our highly experienced GP negligence claim solicitors are always ready to assist you with your claim. When you choose DV Solicitors for your medical negligence claims, our highly proficient solicitors review your claim with dedication & provide quality feedback.
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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How much time do you have to make a GP negligence claim?

The time limits for GP negligence claims vary from region to region. The general limit to claim GP negligence is of three years. Starting from the date of medical negligence, or when you first became aware of the after-effects of the medical negligence. Despite the time limit, some exceptions can come into action based on certain conditions.

What is the procedure for GP medical negligence claim?

The GP medical negligence compensation claim involves following stages:

  • Consultation with an expert at DV solicitor
  • Funding your medical negligence claim
  • Organize shreds of evidence to support your claim
  • Submit a letter of claim and establish a penalty
  • Proceeding with your claim in court
  • Settlement for an appropriate compensation
What is the average compensation for GP medical negligence claim?

The average compensation for the injuries or illness are as follows:

  • Critical injuries to internal organs (£60,000 to £100,000)
  • Severe brain injury (£180,000 to £300,000)
  • Pelvic & hip injury (£50,000 to £85,000)
  • Pain & suffering (£1,000 to £200,000)
  • Critical neck injuries (£61,710 to £122,860)
  • Critical foot injuries (£39,390 to £65,710)
  • Amputation leg (£225,960 to £264,650)
  • Amputation arm (£225,960 to £281,520)
  • Death (£12,000 to £300,000)
How can you pay for a GP compensation claim?

There is no fee for GP compensation claim, 'No Win-No Fee' agreement. No Matter you win or lose you don’t have to pay a single penny from your pocket.

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