Poor mental health services can have a devastating impact on the victim, and it’s something that needs to be addressed in this day and age.
As with any other medical issue, a patient needs to be diagnosed and treated in a timely fashion. However, some patients are finding it increasingly difficult to access the mental health services that they require, and delays can cause harm to patients. In the worst-case scenarios, delays can lead to patient deaths, which is why this is an important issue to address.
People who suffer from delays and diagnosis problems when it comes to mental health services can be entitled to make a claim for compensation.
Claiming for poor mental health services
It’s possible for a patient to make a claim for medical negligence compensation that arises from poor mental health services.
If the incorrect diagnosis is given, whether it’s a misdiagnosis or someone not treating a problem as seriously as it should be, a patient may have a legal case. Treatment must be provided in a timely fashion to make sure that the patient’s needs are met. If this isn’t the case, or if the wrong treatment steps are taken, a patient can suffer more.
In these kinds of instances, people can be entitled to bring a claim for personal injury compensation for any mental health injuries caused by these kinds of problems. We have considerable experience in both individual cases and in group action compensation claims where our clients have recovered damages for mental injuries. We appreciate how sensitive such cases are, and how best to make sure we’re looking after our clients’ best interests.
When it comes to potential claims that arise from poor mental health services, the best thing to do is to contact our team for tailored help and advice.
We appreciate that each case is different, and each person’s needs can vary, and we understand that this is a sensitive issue. Whether you are the patient, or you’re reading this as someone on behalf of a patient, we can help.
Our advice is available for people on a free and no-obligation basis. We can talk about what has happened and whether we’re able to help. We also have extended opening hours until 10pm on most weekdays, and we’re open most weekends from 9am to 5pm. We know that being accessible in this kind of way can be beneficial for our clients which is why we offer our extended opening hours service.
No Win, No Fee
We can represent clients on a No Win, No Fee basis for those who need to make a claim for compensation that arises from poor mental health services.
We know the importance of having this peace of mind, which is why we can offer it for cases where we believe that we can succeed with a case.
As big believers in access to justice, we wouldn’t want to have it any other way.
IMPORTANT: advice on this page is intended to be up-to-date for the 'first published date'.