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Medical Negligence Claims

Being unwell or having to undergo any type of treatment can be very distressing. When you put your life in the hands of a medical professionals, you are expected to receive a certain level of medical care. Unfortunately, at times treatments can go wrong and are not provided with the full duty of care.

Medical professionals have strict regulations to fulfil expectations and it is, therefore, important that they provide the service that is required. Especially when that service is related to the health and wellbeing of a person.

When you are already going through the emotional and physical strain of having to deal with an illness or injury, the last thing we anticipate is something going wrong; especially at the hands of a medically trained professional who we all depend on at various stages in our lives.

However, the sad reality is that there is always a chance of something going wrong during a certain medical procedure or process. When a medical or surgical process goes wrong due to a professional’s incompetence or indeed a lack of judgment, you will require a medical negligence expert to handle the matter purely because proving these kinds of cases can indeed be very difficult.

What is Medical Negligence?

Medical negligence is normally a mistake or substandard care received by a medical professional, which has ultimately caused you to become injured or made your condition worse than what it was before. Medical staff are normally highly trained, but mistakes can happen.

As this mistake is not your fault and you put your trust in a medical professional that has let you down, we can help you make a claim for Medical Negligence. Medical Negligence claims are processed with the help with our specialist medical negligence panel of solicitors.

Medical Negligence which is also called clinical negligence or Dental Negligence is the terms used to describe the substandard practice of medical practitioners.

Making a claim for medical negligence requires an expert Personal injury solicitor that specialises in the area of medical negligence. Normally for these types of claims the solicitors acting for you are required to obtain medical notes and supporting documentation from you if you have it.

Types of Medical Negligence

Medical negligence incidences can occur from a vast background of situations. This could be from wrong misinformed diagnosis, failing to anticipate or diagnose a medical problem before it’s too late, injuries to mother and baby during birth, orthopaedic surgery errors, GP negligence, cosmetic/plastic surgery just to name a few.

We here at Claim Line365 have helpful members of the team ready to help and be there for you during this time. We understand and wholly sympathize with you and are here to listen to you.

We have an experienced panel of solicitors who will be happy to assist and advise you on how you can make a claim for a medical negligence you have suffered.

There are many types of Medical Negligence claims that we can assist you with, including the following; 

Misdiagnosis

  • Delays in diagnosis leading to suffering
  • False diagnosis leading to suffering
  • Delays in referral to a specialist
  • Failure to act quick enough
  • Incorrect treatment carried out due to wrong diagnosis
  • Incorrect drugs being prescribed

Birth Injury Claims

  • Delays in spotting pregnancy problems
  • Failure in spotting pregnancy problems
  • Being injured during the delivery of your baby
  • Injury to your child during childbirth

Surgical Errors

  • Incorrect Surgery carried out
  • Inappropriate surgery being carried out
  • Failure of medical device or product used during surgery
  • MRSA Infection following a surgery
  • CDiff carried out unnecessarily

Who can I claim against?

Recent trends have shown that a vast amount of medical malpractice has occurred both within the NHS and privately

There are many medical professionals that can fail to provide you with the duty of care you are entitled to. This means, there is a risk that medical professionals could fail in doing so. Many do not realise they have been a victim of medical negligence. Below is a list of some of the medical professionals which can fail to provide a duty of care;

  • Claims against a Doctor 
  • Claims against a Nurse
  • Claims against a Dentist
  • Claims against the NHS
  • Claims against a Surgeon
  • Claims against a Pharmacist

When should you make your claim?

Medical negligence claims should be started as soon as possible while your memory is still fresh and while your treatment is still ongoing. Starting earlier makes it easier to track down witnesses such as other doctors and nurses.

You have up to a maximum of three years to start your claim after medical negligence has been realised otherwise you could be prevented from making a claim for Medical negligence and the Personal Injury Solicitors will not be able to help you.

The time limit for making a claim starts from the date the poor treatment was received; or three years from the date of ‘knowledge which is the date that you first realised that you have been a victim of medical negligence

Will you be charged to start a Medical Negligence Compensation Claim?

The answer to this is no. Many people think that in order to make a claim they will have to pay hefty upfront legal fees; however, this is not the case. All our panel solicitors work on a No Win, No Fee basis. This means there is no financial burden to you to start your medical negligence compensation claim.

How much compensation will you receive?

The amount of compensation you will receive depends on various factors. This includes how severe your injury is, how long you suffered and the circumstances of the incident.

No Medical Negligence expert will be able to give you an exact amount until they have obtained all your medical records and reviewed them thoroughly.

If you wish to start your claim then contact our friendly team today on 0203 813 9654  or simply fill out our contact form and we will call you back as soon as possible

Call us 0203 813 9654 today and see how we can help you.
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Claiming for medical negligence

There are so many ways that you can pursue a medical professional to complain about any substandard service that you may have received

There are internal complaints procedures within NHS and also within private practice

Once you have made a complaint to the organisation concerned then you can contact us and we can guide you on the rest of the process

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