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How to deal with dental malpractice

At some point in our lives, most of us will end up paying a visit to the dentist. It’s never fun, but everyone understands that it’s an essential part of taking care of our oral health, whether you’re having a routine check-up or extensive treatment.…

Here’s why Thyroid Awareness Week is important

This week is International Thyroid Awareness Week, and Patient Claim Line’s Medical Negligence Solicitor, Jennifer Argent is keen to share some of the lesser known, but nonetheless important, statistics behind thyroids and its related health issues.…

Woman undergoes agonising kidney pain due to errors

A Patient Claim Line Case Study The Incident A 54-year-old woman has received a six-figure settlement after a number of failings in following up hospital appointments, which left her with avoidable loss of function in her kidney. The Mid Yorkshire Ho…

How accurate is your mental health diagnosis?

Getting a diagnosis is often the first step in seeking recovery for mental illness. When you speak to a medical professional for treatment, we usually take their judgement for granted — after all, they are the experts. However, there are sometimes ot…

How to spot the early signs of bowel cancer

Recent studies have shown that GPs fail to spot two thirds of cancer cases. Jennifer Corcoran, an Assistant Litigation Executive at Patient Claim Line, has put together some useful information around bowel cancer and how you can spot the early signs.…

What is the value of legal apprenticeships over degrees?

Over the past few years, apprenticeships have gradually gained popularity as the public are beginning to recognise the benefits of this alternative career path. This is particularly true of those seeking a career in law. After finishing sixth form or…

Cancer misdiagnosis: what is it and how can I make a claim?

Cancer misdiagnosis is believed to be on the rise. According to an All Can report, 4 in 10 patients receive the wrong diagnosis before they are correctly diagnosed. Whilst the NHS reportedly completes two million urgent cancer tests a year, and the m…

Medical negligence on TV raises awareness of malpractice

TV programmes are often praised for their ability to shine a light on society and common issues. But new research from Patient Claim Line has discovered that popular TV storylines are also helping to raise awareness of medical malpractice. And it’s n…

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