cardiology negligence

Everything you need to know about cardiology negligence claims

Medical cardiology mistakes have very severe consequences and can cause life-long and fatal results, causing trauma and distress to absolutely anyone affected including the loved ones of the claimant. Heart surgeries are sometimes required, and if gone wrong due to negligence, they can have serious complications to your health. In the UK, death from heart and circulatory diseases average every three minutes, this is because these procedures are extremely delicate and complex, and if you or your loved one suffered negligence during it, you are more than eligible to claim compensation.

Most heart diseases diagnoses and cardiac operations are accurate and successful in the UK. However, there are instances where medical negligence causes or worsens the disorder, which can have devastating outcomes on anyone.

When an individual attends a medical practice for help from a medical practitioner, it is their responsibility to ensure their safety. They must ensure to conduct the correct procedure and ensure that patients get the right treatment.

Types of cardiology claims 

There is a range of cardiology claims that our specialised solicitors can deal with. These include:

  • Not conducting the correct diagnostic tests, when the professional first hears about the symptoms
  • GP or doctors failing to recognise signs leading to delayed tests and diagnosis
  • Poor administration of lifelong heart conditions
  • Poor management of conditions, of those who suffer from angina or heart disease
  • GP or doctors failing to diagnose a heart murmur
  • Delay in referral or/and tests
  • Errors during surgery lead to an avoidable injury
  • Using incorrect equipment during surgery
  • Failing to analyse Electrical Tracing of the heart, which can show heart problems
  • Prescribing incorrect medication.

Symptoms of potential illnesses such as chest pain, breathing difficulties or heart palpitations, must be investigated. Patients first attend their GP or local accident or emergency department when they develop problems. The correct procedure must be conducted, these include:

  • ECG
  • Echocardiogram
  • Blood test
  • Chest x-ray
  • Exercise ECG
  • Angiogram
  • Electrophysiological studies.

If they fail to do so, you will likely suffer, and the consequences can even be fatal. If you have suffered from negligence concerning cardiology treatment, we highly advise that you contact one of our experienced medical negligence solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side.

Claim in three effortless steps 

If you have faced injuries due to negligence concerning your cardiology treatment, we advise that you deserve to claim compensation for your injuries. You can claim in three simple steps:

  1. Make sure you are okay, get the care and rehabilitation you need, put your safety first.
  2. Gather as much evidence as possible, including:
  • Pictures and videos of your injuries
  • Medical records
  • Witness reports

We advise the more evidence you can provide, the more likely you are to get higher compensation.

  1. Contact one of our solicitors now. We will ensure you get the highest possible compensation for your injuries and trauma, in the most stress-free and easy way.

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