Even if a treatment or procedure is initially successful, failing to properly monitor the patient’s response or progress can be just as damaging as getting the treatment wrong in the first place.
Similarly. if a hospital fails to adequately assess a patient’s reaction to a course of drugs or check for infections, the consequences can be very serious indeed.
If this has happened to you or a loved one, the care provider may be liable to pay compensation for medical negligence in the same way as it would for a botched operation.
Expert legal advice is essential at an early stage.
However, it is important that the claim is evidenced and submitted in the correct way if a medical negligence claim is to be successful. Medical negligence time limits will apply and evidence will need to gathered in the right if a case is to proceed. Expert legal advice is essential at an early stage.