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Have you been the victim of medical negligence? Our local injury lawyers can help!

If you have been injured as a result of negligent medical treatment then you have a legal right to pursue financial compensation.

In order to do this, you will have to obtain a medical negligence solicitor to act on your behalf as, more than in any other personal injury claim case, clinical negligence cases are always fiercely defended.

This is where personalinjurylawyers.co.uk comes in. Clinical negligence is a highly specialist area which is why we work with local lawyers who have specific experience in this field.

You can be sure that the negligent clinical practitioner or local authority will be defended by experts, and so you must have the same level of experience on your side. 

What can I claim for?
Medical negligence compensation is payable in many circumstances. Here are just a few examples of cases our local personal injury lawyers have dealt with:
  • Late or Inaccurate Diagnosis
  • Birth Injury
  • Failure to take X-rays / Scans
  • Prescription Errors & Mistakes
  • Accident & Emergency Failures
  • Anaesthetic Mistakes & Errors
  • Surgical Error Claims
  • Misdiagnosed Cancer Claims
  • Misdiagnosed Fractures
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • Claims against Paramedics
  • Cosmetic Surgery Claims
  • >Missed foreign bodies in wounds or inadequate cleaning
Get maximum compensation for your medical Injury

Our local lawyers work on a no win no fee basis, which means you don’t pay any legal fees, whether you win or lose. If your medical negligence claim is successful, you local injury lawyers will make sure you receive the maximum amount of compensation possible. This could be vital in helping you recover and could assist with the costs that an injury or illness brings, such as:
  • Loss of earnings
  • Private medical treatment
  • Rehabilitation costs
  • Private care costs
  • And any other out of pocket expenses
How much can I expect to receive?
The value of your medical negligence compensation depends upon what type of injury you have sustained. The money won in medical negligence compensation claims is typically made up of four elements
  • special damages — the money you have had to spend or have lost as a result of suffering your injury (such as medical bills and lost income)
  • general damages — these compensate for physical and psychological pain which you have experienced after sustaining your injury
  • interest — on both the above
  • legal costs
Typical payouts
Amounts of compensation will reflect the respective severity of different injuries. The following are examples of what you might expect to receive:
  • Loss of one kidney due to an error in an operation - up to £25 000.
  • Failed sterilisation leading to birth of a child – up to £10 000.
  • Minor post traumatic stress – up to £4 800.
  • Dental error leading to loss of a front tooth – up to £2 400.
  • Brain damage - up to £165 000.
The first step to take after suffering clinical negligence
You must seek advice quickly because there are strict time limits for making complaints..

When you talk to one of our specialist local personal injury lawyers, they will give you all the support and advice you need to get the compensation you are entitled to.