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Clinical Negligence

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At Turner White Solicitors, our clinical and medical negligence solicitors have extensive medical experience and knowledge, who can explain you thoroughly about your legal rights and advice to help you through your claims. We can also visit you at your home or hospital if you cannot visit our office. Our team of medical negligence compensation claims solicitors are made up of leading lawyers in all areas of medical practice, with a proven record of accomplishment of success in their specialist areas.

Negligence

Negligence in medical treatment arises either when a healthcare professional is negligent in their treatment, by action taken or because they have failed to take proper action when they should have. NHS or other private healthcare institution in the UK generally maintains a very high standard of practice. Regrettably, negligence in medical treatment do occur occasionally, which can lead to unnecessary pain and suffering. In addition, most nursing homes in the UK does take adequate care and serves the patient with utmost dedication – unfortunately, care providers can also commit mistakes sometimes, which may lead to nursing home accidents, resulting in your suffering in some way. This may account to care home negligence compensation claim.

If you have suffered because of substandard medical treatment delivered by the doctor or the care home, our professional negligence solicitors can support you. Our medical negligence solicitors understand that, receiving neglectful treatment can be exceptionally distressing and devastating for you and your family. Cases of medical negligence can be life changing, not only physically but also mentally and financially, and so it is vital for you to receive satisfactory compensation for your injury and loss to shield your future.

Why Should I Make A Negligence Compensation Claim?

Making a negligence compensation claim following a delayed or misdiagnosed medical negligence treatment is a significant step for various reasons. If you or a loved one is injured because of a medical professional’s negligence, we firmly believe you should get the compensation, which you deserve.

Your medical negligence claim can earn you the much-needed compensation that can help you to pay your medical expenses for any current or future care and treatment as well as the compensation can recover any lost earnings after time away from work. Your claim for compensation will also highlight the neglectful treatment that are often being carried out by NHS doctors and medical staff or any other private hospital’s medical professional. It can prevent other people to suffer the same medical damage, which you have sadly undergone. Claiming medical negligence compensation for medical error can also help you to cover the cost of adaptations to your home and life.

We know how suffering injury due to negligence can cause distress to you and your loved ones and we can get your life back to normal, secure costs for any ongoing treatment or any expenses you may have experienced due to errors made. Contact our solicitors for a confidential and free consultation on Freephone 01772 25 22 22. We will discuss your experience and let you know if we think you have a potential negligence of medical treatment compensation claim case.

When Can I Make A Medical Negligence Compensation Claim?

If you or your loved ones’ health has been deteriorated because of substandard medical treatment and care, you may be entitled to make a compensation claim for medical negligence. Some common types of negligence claims that our clinical and medical negligence solicitors often deal with are:

     
  • Failure to deliver the correct treatment
  • Failure to perform surgery when necessary
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  • Failure to perform operation appropriately
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  • Failure to understand the correct symptoms
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  • Failure to take adequate care after surgical procedure
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  • Failure to provide adequate anaesthesia prior to surgery
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If you found yourself or a loved one to be the victim of the above listed negligence or any other medical negligence, you may be entitled to make a negligence compensation claim. At Turner White Solicitors, we have experience in claiming compensation from both NHS and private hospitals in the UK for negligent treatment, so you can trust our professional negligence solicitors to give you the precise advice on claiming compensation.

How Much Compensation Can I Claim for Medical Negligence?

The amount of negligence compensation awarded in this type of cases depends on a number of different aspects. These aspects can include the severity of the injury caused, combined with any financial losses, the effect the damage has had on your life outside work, and whether your medical injury caused due to negligence will require further treatment and care – both in the immediate aftermath of the negligence and in the future.

 

You can find out how much negligence claim you’re entitled to by getting in touch with our medical negligence solicitors today on Freephone 01772 25 22 22 or contact us online and we’ll be happy to help. We will be able to give you an indication of the potential value of your claim. However, if you want to get an estimated settlement figure before you contact us, you can always use our interactive compensation calculator to find out how much compensation you might be entitled to.

Is There A Time Limit For Medical Negligence Compensation Claims?

Yes. In most medical negligence cases, you have three years’ time to make a compensation claim, starting from the date the negligence happened or the date you first became aware that you’ve suffered because of negligence, which is also known as ‘date of knowledge’.

 

However, it’s important to contact us as soon as possible so that we can begin to gather evidences for your claim. Moreover, events will still be new in your mind, evidences are easier to collect and a stronger negligence compensation case more likely to be built. Therefore, the sooner you speak to our team of leading medical negligence solicitors, the better. If you have questions or concerns about the time limits, please call us for a free and confidential consultation on Freephone 01772 25 22 22.

For a free consultation about a medical misdiagnosis compensation claim, call our No Win No Fee medical negligence solicitors on Freephone 01772 25 22 22 or start your claim online and we will call you.

When you contact us, you don't have to start your misdiagnosis compensation claim immediately. So, if you're unsure whether you're ready to step on the first stages of your compensation claim, or whether your delayed treatment or misdiagnosis was a medical professional's fault, Turner White Solicitors can provide you the guidance and information, which you need to establish your claim and we ensure you that we will not force you to start a claim.

For more information on  negligence compensation claims, get in touch with us on 01772 25 22 22 or request a call back or simply fill the form, and our expert team of  medical  negligence solicitors will get back to you and give you the suitable legal advice.