Types of Medical Negligence Claims
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Doctors and other medical professionals can be found guilty of medical negligence for, among other things, failed or misdiagnosis, failure to adequately warn patients about the risks of treatment, failure to obtain proper consent before treatment, medication errors, careless surgical procedures, and delayed referral to specialists. Negligence can also arise because of system errors in hospitals and surgeries.
Most cases of clinical negligence involve registered medical practitioners (e.g. doctors and surgeons), but similar standards also apply to dentists, midwives, nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists.
At National Claims Helpline, we deal with all kinds of medical negligence claims, including:
To make a successful medical negligence claim you must prove that:
– There were serious errors in medical treatment which no competent doctor would have made; and
– Those errors caused, or contributed to, the injury you are complaining about.
Contact our medical negligence specialists now and start making your compensation claim today.
NEXT STEPS AFTER SUFFERING A MEDICAL ACCIDENT OR CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE
You can claim compensation for substandard medical care whether the procedure was carried out in an NHS hospital or a private clinic.
The NHS looks after millions of patients every year, so it’s not surprising that mistakes do happen. In statistical terms, the number of claims made against the NHS is relatively small – just 0.005% – but each case can have a huge impact on the life of the person involved, and the lives of their friends and family.
Where things have gone wrong, making a claim can be both upsetting and daunting. We understand that sensitivity is crucial, and pride ourselves on treating you as an individual, not just another case.
Making sure you receive the help and support you need to make a successful claim, we guide you through the process, putting your best interests at the heart of everything we do. Find out more about our hassle-free claims process.
We know that the last thing you want to do when you are in pain is spend hours on the phone talking about it. So, when you call us, we’ll quickly confirm if you have a claim, and get you through to the right solicitor so you can concentrate on getting better.
If you or a loved one has been injured because of clinical negligence or a medical accident, contact us today for a no-obligation chat to find out how we can help you receive the compensation you deserve.