Medical Negligence

Duty of Care, Breach of Duty & Damage

Duty of Care, Breach of Duty & Damage

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If you or a loved one has suffered injuries as a result of the negligence of a medical professional you could be entitled to make a compensation claim for injuries or losses resulting from that negligence through our ‘ No Win, No Fee ' policy.


Our Experience and What We Can Do For You


Our Lawyers are experts in medical negligence claims.  Proving a medical negligence claim can be difficult because you have to show your loss was caused by incompetent health care or lack of judgement and you also have to show that the poor treatment actually caused your injury.   This is why it is vital that you instruct a Lawyer with expertise in this field.


We will handle your claim sensitively and listen to what you want to get out of it. We will ensure you get the best possible advice and the compensation you are entitled to.  We will explore the circumstances with you; review your options, discuss them, answer your questions and outline the help you may be able to expect from us.


We will also help you get any rehabilitation you need and put you in touch with support groups.

Duty of Care, Breach of Duty & Damage

Duty of Care, Breach of Duty & Damage

Duty of Care, Breach of Duty & Damage

Those who work in the medical profession have a 'duty of care' to ensure their patients receive the correct treatment in a proper manner.


In the majority of cases in this country, fortunately, medical professionals carry out their work to a high standard however sometimes mistakes do happen and patients can suffer as a result.


If the actions of the medical professional (for example doctor, nurse, surgeon or dentist, or an anaesthetist) fell below medically accepted standards (breach of duty) and you incurred an injury or loss due to the actions (or lack of actions) (damage) then you may be liable to make a medical negligence claim (also known as a 'clinical negligence claim').


Examples of Medical Negligence Claims


Medical negligence is a broad term that covers a number of different medical errors or sub-standard treatment.


In practice, medical negligence can mean;
 

  • Misdiagnosis or delay in diagnosis which leads to complications or a deterioration of the patient’s condition.


  • Surgical errors that cause unnecessary pain or scarring.


  • Neglect, or a lack of treatment which eads to a deterioration of the patients’ condition.


  • Complications or side effects caused by medication errors (including anaesthetic).


  • Injuries to a mother or child during childbirth (birth injury claims).

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