General damages are when you sue for the pain, suffering and loss of amenity, PSLA, you have experienced due to negligence.
Pain is that above what is normally expected for your procedure.
Suffering is the inconvenience and changes to your life that cause you discomfort.
Loss of Amenity is any difficulty you have in doing everyday tasks, such as walking, sitting and sleeping.
Special damages include loss of earnings, future care costs, and out-of-pocket expenses.
Loss of earnings includes compensation for time off work and any reduction of your income in the future.
Future care costs are for any care you will need as a result of the medical negligence.
Out-of-pocket expenses cover medical appointments, travel, accommodation and meals.
Be sure to keep payslips, receipts and proof of any losses you experience due to the medical negligence.
You deserve compensation to cover all losses, including loss of life, medical costs, and long-term care needs.
When you or a loved one suffers from the effects of cancer misdiagnosis, you make a claim for cancer misdiagnosis negligence compensation.
Your No Win No Fee solicitor will guide you through the steps in making a cancer misdiagnosis claim.