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If you or a loved one suffered from Melanoma due to clinical or medical negligence, call Slater and Gordon Lawyers for a free consultation on freephone 0800 916 9049 or contact us online.
98% of our Clinical & Medical Negligence Claims are funded by a No Win, No Fee agreement, which is formally called a Conditional Fee Agreement. This means there is no financial risk to you.
Slater and Gordon Lawyers can offer immediate representation and rehabilitation support anywhere in the UK. We also offer home and/or hospital visits for people who cannot attend one of offices in Newcastle, London, Manchester, Ashton-Under Lyne, Liverpool, Chester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Preston, Wakefield and Wrexham.
If melanoma is diagnosed early the chance of cure is normally good. Delays of a few months are unlikely to make any difference to the outcome. However if left, it is likely to grow and cancer can spread to other parts of the body.
Mistakes in diagnosing melanoma can be very serious.
We have recovered large awards of compensation where mistakes have led to serious delays in diagnosis. These have included:
For people who become seriously ill with cancer and have a medical negligence claim, compensation may be very important for their quality of life.
Compensation can enable them to have:
Where the patient sadly does not survive, a claim can provide for their dependants.
Solicitors at Slater and Gordon Lawyers are members of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel, Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA), the UK charity for patient safety and justice, and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).