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 usually occur when your GP fails to do the following:
The treatment mistakes through which your condition has become worse includes
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.
The GP medical negligence compensation claim involves following stages:
The average compensation for the injuries or illness are as follows:
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.