medical negligence

Medical Negligence – Making a Claim

If someone feels they have incurred an injury due to the actions (or lack of actions) by a doctor, nurse, surgeon or dentist, then they may be liable to make a medical negligence claim (also known as a ‘clinical negligence claim’).

Types of Medical Claims

Medical negligence compensation claims can include mis-diagnosis, delay in diagnosis which resulted in an injury, surgical errors, neglect and injuries to a mother or child during childbirth (birth injury claims).

The compensation amounts that you can receive following a successful medical negligence (clinical negligence) claim depend on many factors.

These can include the severity of the injury caused, your salary (if your normal salary is high and you cannot work as a result of your injury, you would expect more compensation), and the number of financial dependents you have.

Medical Negligence Solicitors

Due to their complex nature, medical negligence claims can be lengthy. Difficulties include proving that a medical practitioner was, in fact, negligent, and proving that the injury was a direct result of that medical professional’s negligence.

It is therefore crucial that claimants get help from specialist medical negligence solicitors who have experience in the field.

Making a Medical Negligence Claim

London Accident Claims deal with a network of highly experienced specialist no win no fee solicitors across the country who can deal with your medical negligence claim in a professional and efficient manner.

Statistics by Department of Health indicate that although there are millions of sucessful procedures carried out every year, about 500,000 patients a year are unfortunately accidentally harmed in NHS hospitals. However, only 30,000 of these incidents lead to complaints and only 6,000 to litigation.

Our consultant solicitor with 20 years experience who has dealt with serious catastrophic accidents, clinical negligence cases and injury claims that are less serious, assesses each and every claim and will speak directly to you. You will be advised on the merits of bringing a claim and the issues which may arise.

So, if you feel you may have been a victim of clinical negligence, call our experts today to see if you can make a medical negligence claim.

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