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Thu Jul 9 | 10:51 AM

The Most Common Surgical Errors

Surgery can be a daunting and even traumatic experience for anyone, especially as patients will have to take some time off to recover. Although the UK healthcare system has very high standards for surgical practice, the number of surgical errors h...

Mon Jul 6 | 7:11 AM

What Should I Do Against a Doctor Who Commits Medical Negligence?

When you are indisposed, your GP is the first person you usually turn to. You trust him/her with your health and expect that they correctly diagnose your condition and provide appropriate medical care. In the vast m...

Fri Jul 3 | 7:21 AM

Can I Sue My Dentist for Dental Negligence?

Yes, You can sue your dentist for dental negligence. You must be able to establish that your dentist’s negligence resulted in your injury.

If you have sustained an injury as a result of negligent dental care you have received, yo...

Mon Jun 29 | 2:01 PM

What are the Ways to Claim for Medical Negligence?

We are immeasurably grateful to have access to the UK’s healthcare system – one of the best in the world – and thanks to its quality, medical negligence is r...

Thu Jun 25 | 8:29 AM

What are the 4 D’s of Medical Negligence?

Your healthcare provider is someone you naturally trust and feel comfortable with when you are ill or injured. Usually, they care for your medical needs in the best possible way and help you regain good health. Unfortunately, they occasionally fai...

Wed Jun 17 | 10:27 AM

Can You Sue a Doctor for a Misdiagnosis?

Yes, you can sue when your doctor fails to promptly and accurately diagnose your medical condition. The results of misdiagnosis can be spine-chilling and upsetting; suing your doctor for misdiagnosis can help restore your life back to the position...

Wed Jun 10 | 6:54 AM

How Much Compensation for Misdiagnosis of Cancer

Early diagnosis is crucial when it comes to cancer, as this can play a huge role in your chances of returning to health. When your healthcare provider makes a mistake and misses the initial signs, the window of oppo...

Thu Jun 4 | 1:45 PM

Medical Negligence Claims During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pre the COVID-19 outbreak, the NHS recorded increasing medical negligence cases and claims and, when this is all over, there is little to no sign that this trend will cease. Th...

Sun May 31 | 4:34 AM

Time Limits for Making Medical Negligence Claims

If you are considering making a claim for medical negligence compensation, it is important that you are aware of the limitation period for making ...

Fri May 29 | 7:41 AM

Medical Negligence Compensation Guide

Medical negligence, also known as clinical negligence, is a term that describes substandard care from a medical professional to a patient which causes an injury, worsens an existing conditio...

Fri May 22 | 11:01 AM

NHS Dental Negligence – Calls For UK Dental Chief to Resign

It is being reported that incidents of NHS Dental Negligence have risen during the Covid-19 outbreak. In a damning letter T...

Fri May 22 | 5:57 AM

NHS Medical Negligence – Suing the NHS – Cancer Patients Suffering During Covid-19

The NHS may be failing cancer patients during the Covid-19 outbreak reports have shown. This may lead to the number of incidents of NHS Negligence rising and more patients suing the NHS Read

Mon May 18 | 8:18 AM

What is the Difference Between Medical Negligence and Clinical Negligence?

The term medical negligence (also known as clinical negligence) is when a medical professional provides care that falls below the expected standards, causing a patient injury or mental harm in the process. At some point in our lives,we all will ne...

Sat May 16 | 7:33 AM

What Should You Do Against a Doctor for Medical Negligence?

When under a doctor’s care, you trust that they will act in your best interest and discharge their duty of care professionally. In the vast majority of cases, doctors do just so, but there may be occasions when the ...

Thu May 14 | 11:33 AM

Coronavirus and Claiming Benefits Against Doctor

The year 2020 will go down in history as a defining time for everyone – a year when our lives stood still. So many people are unable to go to work and we all miss our friends, family and loved ones. Though the UK has been on lockdown as a result o...

Mon May 11 | 12:52 PM

Stages of a Medical Negligence Claim Process

Medical professionals owe their patients a duty of care and, to the best of their abilities, are expected to exercise this standard of care in the course of their duty. However, medical procedures sometimes go wrong and its consequences can be dev...

Wed May 6 | 7:01 AM

NHS Negligence Payouts

When you visit the hospital, you expect to receive treatment that helps you get better. The good news is, the NHS is well equipped to deliver on this promise, as it is one of the best healthcare systems in the world...

Fri May 1 | 8:41 AM

Medical Negligence Solicitors

If you have suffered an injury or illness as a result of medical negligence, you may wish to make a claim for compensation. At this time, you want to rest assured you can work with the right medical negligence solicitor – one that...

Thu Apr 23 | 11:21 AM

A Guide to Claiming Against a Private Healthcare Medical Negligence

Since its launch in 1948, the National Health Service has grown to become the largest publicly funded health institution in the world. It is also arguably the most cost-effective health care system ...

Wed Apr 22 | 5:51 AM

Medical Negligence Claims Solicitors in Liverpool

If you have suffered an illness or injury as a result of medical negligence from a healthcare professional in Liverpool, a medical negligence claim may be you...

Mon Nov 25 | 8:02 AM

What Do Medical Negligence Solicitors Do When Negotiating a Claim?

Negotiating a Medical Negligence claim is a bit like bargaining to buy a product in an outlet where haggling – with two parties making offers and counteroffers– is routine. Both parties involved know roughly how much the item (your damages) is wor...

Fri Nov 22 | 10:42 AM

How to Choose the Right Solicitor for Your Case

Most patients are happy with the treatment they receive from healthcare specialists in the hospital. But mistakes occur occasionally, and its consequences can be devastating. If you have suffered physical or emotional injuries as a result of these...

Tue Oct 1 | 7:47 AM

How Much Compensation for A Botox Injury or Negligence?

Cosmetic procedures like Botox are now more popular than ever. In the UK, thousands of these procedures are carried out in clinics and salons every week. In some cases, Botox procedures are even performed ...

Mon Sep 30 | 7:07 AM

Congenital Hip Dysplasia Claims Compensation

Congenital hip dysplasia is a birth defect caused by the abnormal development of the hip jo...

Fri Sep 27 | 6:38 AM

Birth Injuries to Mother Negligence Solicitors

Every mother is entitled to best possible care before, during and after childbirth. The good news is that modern medicine has made the childbirth process pretty easy and safe. Unfortunately, mothers still suffer birth-related injuries that...

Thu Sep 26 | 5:40 AM

A Guide to Making Cosmetic Surgery Compensation Claims

Cosmetic surgical procedures have risen steadily in recent years. In the UK alone, over 28,000 procedures were performed last year – which represents a 0.1% increase on 2017. Once considered a luxury for the affluent, cosmetic surgery is now affor...

Mon Aug 5 | 6:14 AM

What Is Classed as Medical Negligence?

Your medical treatment and management, by law, includes a duty of care administered by a medical expert, whether it be a doctor, surgeon or dentist. Medical negligence is when this medical professional has breached their legal dut...

Thu Aug 1 | 10:06 AM

How Do You Know If You Have a Medical Negligence Case?

If you are unsure about whether you have a medical negligence case after an injury, you are not alone. Many people are faced with the same dilemma. While some med...

Tue Jul 30 | 7:00 AM

How Much Could My Medical Negligence Claim Be Worth

The effects of medical negligence can be frustrating and even catastrophic for a victim, especially if the injury sustained as a result of negligent care has completely disrupted your life. Medical negligence happ...

Mon Jul 29 | 6:31 AM

Which Types of Cerebral Palsy Can Be Caused by Medical Negligence

As an expectant parent, nothing brings you more joy than to have a happy and healthy baby. However, medical negligence during pregnancy and the delivery proce...

Fri Jul 26 | 6:48 AM

How Much Compensation Can I Claim Against A Doctor or GP Negligence?

If you believe you have been injured or harmed in some way as a result of negligent medical care, you might be able to claim medical negligence c...

Tue Jul 9 | 9:05 AM

The Complete Guide To Medical Negligence Claims

If you have suffered sub-standard care from a medical professional which has led to an injury, you may be thinking about making a medical negligence claim for compensation. This can be a daunting task for many victims of medical n...

Wed Jun 26 | 7:32 AM

Can I Claim Against The NHS For Medical Negligence?

If you have received an unacceptable standard of care from an NHS medical service provider, you may be able to make a medical negligence claim for compensation. All NHS medical service providers have to provide treatment to an ...

Wed Jun 26 | 7:07 AM

12 Things To Know About Medical Negligence Claims

The medical negligence might occur through a preventable issue, misdiagnosis, excessive dosage, medical malpractice, medical accident, or lack of knowledge related to medical practices.

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Wed Jun 26 | 6:50 AM

What Are The Most Common Surgery Mistakes in Medical Negligence?

There are numerous types of medical negligence a patient can suffer at the hands of a Doctor, GP or any other type of medical professional. Read

Wed Aug 15 | 11:44 AM

Medical Negligence Case of Cancer Mis-Diagnosed Several Times by NHS.

Linda Lidley a mother aged 52 has won a medical negligence claim after finding out she had been misdiagnosed several times by the NHS, in what has actually turned out to be lung cancer. The pain started ten years ago for Ms Lindley when she first ...

Tue Aug 25 | 10:04 AM

Medical Negligence Cases against NHS Risen by 20 % in a Year After succession of hospital scandals.

The figure is an estimate based on the number of claims the NHS believes it is unlikely to be able to defend, the severity of such errors and likely pay-outs. In total more than 16,000 patients logged complaints, up from around 13,500 the ...



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