Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims

Professional and sympathetic advice

It is traumatic enough to find out that you have cancer. But to discover that the condition has been missed and could have been diagnosed earlier resulting in a much better outcome is devastating news. Even more so if by the time diagnosis is finally made a localised tumour has become more widespread.

The highly progressive nature of some cancers means that early diagnosis is essential. Whilst in some situations even a short delay will be significant, doctors and hospitals often argue that although there may have been negligence it has not made any difference.

Our dedicated team of specialist clinical negligence experts will deal with your claim professionally but sympathetically. We offer a friendly personalised service from highly experienced clinical negligence lawyers. If as a result of our investigations we believe that your claim is unlikely to succeed we will tell you at the earliest opportunity.

To speak to a specialist clinical negligence solicitor who can help you with your misdiagnosed cancer claim or any other type of clinical negligence claim contact us now by calling, emailing or starting a live chat.

Who to contact

Gerard Sanders - Head of Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Gerard Sanders

Partner, Head of Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Gerard Sanders - Head of Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Partner, Head of Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Gerard Sanders

Gerard qualified with a large regional firm in 1991. Since 1995 he has specialised exclusively on claimant personal injury work. More recently he has focused on complex higher value clinical negligence and personal injury claims, achieving seven figure settlements in personal injury cases involving amputation, multiple orthopaedic injuries and head injuries.

His greatest success has been winning the high profile case of Delaney-v-The Secretary of State for Transport where after almost 9 years of litigation involving two Court of Appeal hearings and an application to the Supreme Court he was finally able to establish that the Motor Insurers’ Bureau Agreement was incompatible with EEC law. As a direct result of the decision in this case the agreement has had to be amended to the benefit of many future victims of uninsured drivers.

Gerard is a member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel and he appears in the latest Legal 500 rankings in the fields of personal injury and clinical negligence.

Gerard’s other professional qualifications include a Diplome D’Etudes Juridiques Francaises from Strasbourg University.

What do people say about Gerard?

“I have the highest regard for you and your company.” – Dr Philip Steadman , Consultant Psychiatrist.

“He is a pleasure to work with and always gains the absolute best outcome for those who instruct him. He is highly responsive and he has an eye for detail with a sensible overview of the global issues.” – Colin McDevitt, Barrister, 3 Paper Buildings.

“I think that is an excellent outcome!. You have phenomenal negotiation skills. I work with insurers every day and to say the very least they are a challenge!” – client.

“It has been an unbelievably difficult time over the past few years. The decision to have my leg amputated was not particularly easy, nor was the rehabilitation. To do all of that whilst worrying about my case would have quite simply been overwhelming. Having you there meant that I had none of that worry. I have always known as I was in incredibly good hands and that I had nothing to be concerned about… You have made a unfathomably difficult situation immeasurably easier, and I will be forever grateful to you.” – client.

    Mark Wisby- Clinical Negligence

    Mark Wisby

    Associate, Clinical Negligence

    Mark Wisby- Clinical Negligence

    Associate, Clinical Negligence

    Mark Wisby

    Mark is an Associate Solicitor specialising in clinical negligence and serious injury claims.

    Mark’s role is to investigate allegations of negligence including at inquests to try and get his clients any additional help they may need and to recover for them the compensation they deserve. He guides his clients carefully through the litigation and alternative dispute resolution process always setting out clearly what the options are and which is the best one.

    He has over 30 years’ experience of working for both claimants and defendants including working on secondment for a number of insurers dealing with employers’ liability, public liability, product liability and road traffic accident claims. He has over that time recovered substantial damages for his many clients including over £3 million for one of them.

    Mark is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives and qualified at the Inns of Court Temple as a solicitor in 2004.

    Mark really listens to what his clients want to achieve and will always tries to ‘go the extra mile’ to secure a successful outcome.

    What do Mark's clients say?

    "...thank you so very much for handling my case and getting me an unexpected outcome even with its complexity! The settlement has afforded me to cut my hours and afford to take early retirement..."

    "A huge thank you for all of your guidance and support. Throughout you have been patient, explaining everything, never offering false hope, always approachable. We can now move forward..."

    "I just wanted to say a massive thank you to you for all the hard work you have done for me... I really appreciate it and wasn't expecting anywhere near the final figure, all due thanks to you!"

    "Thank you for all your efforts in sorting out my personal injury claim... I also thank you for your clear and concise explanation of legal speak which is hard to understand. All of my meetings with you were productive and interesting and you kept me well informed throughout."

      Family | 23rd May 2022

      Financial provision for children

      As the number of children being born to unmarried couple rises, family lawyers have seen an increase in enquiries from parents concerned about how they...

      Dimple Patel

      Employment | 18th May 2022

      Autism – The law and neurodivergence in the workplace

      In this article, we take a look at neurodivergence in the workplace and how employers can both comply with the law and support neurodivergent workers....

      Jane Crosby

      Renting and repairs: My landlord won’t fix the heating, what...

      If you are renting your home, it is your landlord’s responsibility to provide heating and hot water. When the heating or boiler fails through no...

      Lucy Penfold

      Commercial & Corporate | 5th May 2022

      5 key steps to protect your intellectual property

      In this article, we look at five of the key things all business owners should look at. 1. Take stock of all of your intellectual...

      Nigel Maud

      Easements, what are they and what do they mean for...

      An easement is a right enjoyed by a landowner over another person’s land which binds successors in title. Usually speaking, most easements are positive, which...

      Lucy Penfold

      Family | 22nd April 2022

      Pensions and divorce, why it should not be overlooked…

      A survey carried out by Which? in November 2021 found that only 15% of divorcing couples include pensions in their financial settlement. For many families...

      Dimple Patel

      Email Us

      We will return your email within 24 hours during our office hours.

      Submit Enquiry

      01483 887766

      Call us today if you would like to discuss your legal issue.

      Come and see us to book an appointment

      At one of our five offices.

      Our Offices