Melanoma and Skin Cancer

Discovering you have skin cancer is distressing enough, but finding out it could have been detected earlier adds to the upset.

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If you think you’ve suffered negligence on the part of medical professionals, talk to us. You might have a claim for skin cancer or melanoma medical negligence.

What is skin cancer?

There are two main types of skin cancer – both are treatable if detected early:

When can you make a skin cancer claim?

If you have experienced sub-standard treatment or bad medical advice, you may be entitled to make a medical negligence claim. This can arise if, for example:

  • You weren’t referred for tests soon enough
  • Test results are incorrect
  • Test results are interpreted incorrectly
  • Failure to order biopsies
  • Misdiagnosis – you’ve been told you have another condition

More about making a claim

How can First4Lawyers help?

Our expert solicitors deal with all kinds of cancer claim. They know how to take complex facts and build them into a case that will get you maximum compensation. No Win No Fee* is available for claims in England and Wales.

Our legal advisors are friendly, approachable and ready to listen to your case, before advising you of your possible next steps.

How much compensation will I receive?

That very much depends on your individual case, what happened and the effect it’s likely to have on your life. A free chat with our legal advisors will give us a clearer picture of your circumstances.

Is there a time limit for making a claim?

Yes – usually three years from the ‘date of knowledge’. That is the date you became aware of the negligent behaviour.

I think I have a claim, what do I do next?

Just give us a call, fill in the online form or request a callback and we’ll call you.

Our trained legal advisors will give you a free consultation, with no pressure or obligation on your part.  You can find out your options and decide what to do from there.

Meet the expert

Meet Jax
Jacqueline Speight

Jacqueline Speight

Head of Claims

Jacqueline is our head of claims.
She is a qualified solicitor and has practised as a specialist in personal injury cases. A recent addition to our team, Jacqueline has moved to a managerial and coaching role with us, where she is keen to continue the team's training and development to ensure every customer continues to get a first class service.

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