Crohn's Disease Misdiagnosis Claims

If you have suffered due to a misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of Crohn's disease, you may be entitled to claim compensation. At JMW, we are highly experienced in helping people with misdiagnosis claims.

Get in touch today and we can talk to you about your Crohn's disease misdiagnosis claim. Simply call us on 0800 054 6512 or complete our online enquiry form and we will give you a call back at a convenient time. 

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About Crohn's Disease Misdiagnosis Claims

Crohn's disease is a condition that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive system. It most commonly occurs in either the colon or the ileum, which is the last section of the small intestine, although it can affect anywhere along the digestive tract. It is a long-term condition that can have various unwelcome symptoms, including:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fatigue
  • Unintended weight loss

If a medical professional fails to identify the disease and this leads to your further suffering, you may be entitled to compensation. This financial help can prove invaluable.


There is no known cause of Crohn's disease, yet certain factors that are believed to contribute to it. These factors can include:

  • Problems with your immune system
  • Genes inherited from your parents
  • An abnormal response to a previous infection
  • Smoking (can make symptoms more severe)
  • Where you live (it is more common in westernised countries, such as the UK, than in poorer parts of the world, such as Africa)


There is no known cure for Crohn's disease at present, but treatment is administered in an effort to relieve symptoms. It can also help to prevent the inflammatory process and can, where possible, prevent a sufferer from having to undergo surgery.

Treatment can take various forms and can include:

  • Steroid medication (these are called corticosteroids)
  • Immunosuppressants to suppress the immune system
  • Inflammation-reducing medication
  • Removal of the inflamed section of the intestine through surgery

A medical professional should be able to spot the symptoms and correctly diagnose Crohn's disease, and should be able to recommend and administer the correct treatment. If this has not happened and it has led to your further suffering, you may be in a position to make a claim for compensation. 

Why Choose JMW?

If you have suffered due to a Crohn's misdiagnosis, JMW can provide the legal assistance you need in order to help you make a successful claim to help compensate you for your needless suffering and to enable you to better move forward with your life. We are vastly experienced in misdiagnosis claims and have the skill and professionalism to ensure everything runs as smoothly as possible.

Our clinical negligence team is renowned around the UK for its ability to secure favourable outcomes for clients and we are notable for having members of the Law Society's specialist panel for clinical negligence and the Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) solicitors' panel.

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To find out more about how we can help with your Crohn's disease misdiagnosis claim today, simply get in touch with our friendly team. Either call us on 0800 054 6512 or complete our online enquiry form and we will give you a call back at a convenient time. 

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