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Medical negligence claims

Medical negligence claims, also called clinical negligence, are claims that are brought when a patient has suffered an injury because of substandard medical treatment.
Medical negligence claims can arise due to a range of reasons. Common examples include a doctor failing to diagnose your condition or mistakes made during surgery or procedures.
NHS care is usually very good, however, things can go wrong and our specialist medical negligence solicitors are on hand to discuss your specific circumstances in a pragmatic and sensitive manner.

What constitutes medical negligence?

A healthcare professional may provide negligent medical treatment if they fail to provide a service that meets the minimum acceptable standard for their profession. This could include failing to diagnose a condition, prescribing the wrong medicine, or making a mistake during surgery.

However, a mistake does not automatically entitle you to compensation. We also need to prove that the negligent treatment you received fell below acceptable standards causing avoidable harm and your injury or loss.

What constitutes medical negligence

There are many different types of medical negligence claims, including:

Cancer Claims

Cancer Claims

If you have been misdiagnosed with cancer, you may be entitled to make a medical negligence claim.
Prescription Errors

Prescription Errors

If you have been prescribed inappropriate medicines. You are eligible to make a prescription error claim.
Brain Injury Claims

Brain Injury Claims

If your loved ones have experienced a brain injury due to negligence of medical professionals, you can claim.
Sepsis

Sepsis

Sepsis is a highly critical medical condition associated with a viral infection, also known as 'septicemia.
Cosmetic surgery claims

Cosmetic surgery claims

The consequences of wrong Cosmetic Surgery can be devastating for a person gone through the surgery.
Eye Surgery Claims

Eye Surgery Claims

If you have been affected due an eye surgery, we can help you get the compensation you deserve.
Birth Injury Lawsuit

Birth Injury Lawsuit

A birth injury can be devastating for both the mother and the baby during childbirth.
Medical Misdiagnosis

Medical Misdiagnosis

If you have experienced a medical misdiagnosis, you can make a medical misdiagnosis claim.
Orthopaedic Surgery Negligence

Orthopaedic Surgery Negligence

Orthopaedic injuries can be both traumatizing and challenging for any individual.
Accident & Emergency Claim

Accident & Emergency Claim

An Accident and Emergency(A&E) claim is associated with any type of professional medical negligence.
Surgery Negligence Claims

Surgery Negligence Claims

If you have been a victim of Surgery Negligence, you may be eligible for the "Surgery Negligence Claims".
GP Negligence Claims

GP Negligence Claims

You can apply for GP negligence claims due to the involvement of professional medical negligence.
Delayed Diagnosis Claim

Delayed Diagnosis Claim

A delayed diagnosis claim is the entitlement to request compensation for medical negligence.
Spinal Injury Claims

Spinal Injury Claims

If your loved one is a victim of spinal injury negligence, You can get the claim.
Cerebral Palsy Claim

Cerebral Palsy Claim

If your child has developed cerebral palsy due to medical negligence, you can file a legal claim.
Cauda Equina Syndrome Claims

Cauda Equina Syndrome Claims

If you are a victim of "Cauda Equina Syndrome" due to medical negligence, you can file a claim.
Amputation Claims

Amputation Claims

if you have suffered an amputation due to the medical negligence of others, you can file a claim.
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What do I need to do if I believe I suffered from medical negligence?

If you are considering bringing a negligence claim, you firstly need to call us for an initial discussion. We will consider your options and whether you should pursue a claim for compensation.
To be successful, we need to prove that you suffered physical or psychological injury as a direct result of the care or treatment you received.If we believe there is a strong chance of pursing a successful claim, then we will review your records alongside instructing any relevant medical experts.

There is a strict time limit if you want to make a negligence claim. You must start the process:

  • Within 3 years of when the negligence happened, or
  • Within 3 years of the date that you realised that your injury was because of the treatment.

There is some exception around this rule including fatalities, but our team will be able to explain any upcoming deadlines.

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What can I claim for?

There is a strict time limit if you want to make a negligence claim. You must start the process:

  • Compensation for pain and suffering
  • Payment for ongoing treatment
  • Compensation if you cannot carry out certain activities or hobbies loss of earnings
  • The cost of any extra care or equipment you may need
  • The cost of adapting your home
  • Compensation for any psychological damage

A claim can be made by the next of kin of someone who has died or does not have the capacity to make their own claim.

How long does the process take?

Medical negligence cases are complex and this means matters can take a considerable amount of time to conclude.
No two cases are the same and the length of a claim depends on several factors including the complexity and severity of the claimant’s injuries, including how they impact and will continue to impact, on their quality of life.

These timelines are therefore only a rough guideline:

  • Simpler, non-contested hospital negligence claims – 18 months to two years
  • Medical negligence cases going to court – three to four years
  • Complex, contested cases with ongoing effects from injury – five to six years

We will work tirelessly to support you, fighting for the compensation you deserve and need to get your life back on track as quickly as possible.

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How can I fund my case?

our solicitors will discuss the best way to fund your legal claim.

Legal aid – Unfortunately, legal aid to cover negligence claims is no longer available, apart from in extremely limited circumstances for children.

Your trade union – If you are a member of a trade union, they may be able to assist with the costs of a legal claim.

Legal expenses insurance – Sometimes insurance policies include legal expenses cover which could be used to pay for a clinical negligence claim. You can check you home insurance and other policies to see if you are covered.

No Win No Fee – Most personal injury claims that we deal with are handled for our clients on a No Win No Fee basis. This means that there is no financial risk to you in making a claim.

Our team will be able to tell you whether we can act for you on this basis and we will explain how this will work in practice.
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Why Choose Us?

Our solicitors are experts in personal injury claims and work tirelessly to secure the compensation that you deserve.
We have helped many individuals across the country through the sensitive process of claiming for a serious personal injury claim and can assist wherever you are based.

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People rely on us, and we pride ourselves on our client-centered advocacy and representation.
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