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If you have had an ectopic pregnancy misdiagnosed as a cyst, an appendicitis, or perhaps a doctor has missed it altogether, you may be able to make a misdiagnosed ectopic pregnancy claim and seek compensation.

Below, we outline the basic science behind an ectopic pregnancy and explain how to make a claim, should you choose to proceed. More...

Nobody wants to have to visit their doctor, or to be admitted to hospital, but when we do, we trust them with our lives and accept the advice and information provided by them. Unfortunately, mistakes do happen and doctors, nurses, dentists and other health professionals can misdiagnose a condition. This could count as medical negligence, and you may be able to make a compensation claim for it. More...

Medical negligence occurs in instances where the care provided by healthcare professionals is deemed to be negligent or below the standard reasonably expected, and directly results in physical injury, mental suffering, or undue distress. This can happen in a number of ways, including, mistakes made during surgery, misdiagnosis or prescription errors.

In circumstances where medical negligence results in unnecessary suffering and consequences for you or your loved ones, you may be entitled to seek compensation.

You typically must start your legal claim within three years from when the incident happened or when you first reasonably believed that your injury might have been caused by the treatment. It’s best to seek professional advice as soon as possible after the incident and it is important not to leave this until the last minute. More...

In the latest in our Q&A series, our Head of Medical Negligence and Personal Injury department, Sue Edwards, shares a few examples of the queries she has received and the initial responses she replied with. More...

Accidents whilst abroad or away from home in the UK are surprisingly common, and our medical negligence and personal injury department often gets queries regarding compensation in these instances. Here are just two examples of enquiries we have had, and the advice our department head, Sue Edwards, gave. More...

With effect from 15th February 2015 EU Regulations on Consumer Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) allow consumers who bought our services online to submit their complaint via an online complaint portal.

We are required under the regulations to provide our clients the following information:-
  1. Link to the ODR platform - please follow the following link for further information (http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr).
  2. Our contact email address in case of a complaint under the ODR regulation – Andrea Coombes andrea.c@howellslegal.com