Any injury should be treated in a professional and medically appropriate manner, but mismanagement of any care plan or a failure to treat any wound may result in serious pain and suffering for a patient. It could even cause them to experience further medical complications as a result of this neglect. Not all injuries may present externally, so it is important that any medical assessment is both thorough and comprehensive in order to ensure proper treatment.
Actions which may constitute mismanagement of care could be:
When recovering from any incident that has caused injury and distress, the emotional and physical side-effects of such an event can make it difficult to judge if the treatment you have received is appropriate. Mismanagement of your care, whether by accident or oversight, could worsen your condition or even cause unnecessary medical complications to your health. You may, therefore, be entitled to a compensation claim against the healthcare provider responsible.
Should you or a family member feel that the level of care you have received falls short of that which should have been expected, please contact us and we can discuss the details of your experience and then advise you of your options.