Medical negligence is also known as clinical negligence and is used as a term to describe a breach of duty by a doctor, nurse or medical professionals that causes an injury or suffering to yourself.
If you or a relative/friend have been let down by medical professionals from either poor care, negligent treatment, lack of action or medical mistake it is possible that you might be eligible to make a claim.
If you feel you or somebody else is eligible to make a claim, contact one of our specialized medical negligence experts for a free non obligation assessment.
What Are The Different Types Of Medical Negligence?
There are many different types of medical negligence for which you can claim compensation for. Here are a list of some of the common most types of medical negligence:
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There are many surgeries performed everyday throughout the UK and many are successful, however sometimes surgical errors are made by medical professionals or assisted/training professionals which can cause injury or suffering to a patient. Examples of surgical negligence can be failed surgical negligence by causing damage during procedure or causing nerve damage, anesthetic misdiagnosis and negligence by giving the incorrect dosage to a patient which can cause suffering or an overdose or allergic reaction.
If you have suffered any negligence from surgery then you may be eligible for medical negligence, you can either call one of our medical negligence experts on 08000 999 33 72 or fill out our free assessment online for us to call you.
2: Medical Misdiagnosis
Medical diagnosis and delay in diagnosing a condition can significantly impact on a person’s life. Failing to provide treatment or incorrect treatment can potentially be life threating. There are three main types of medical misdiagnosis negligence:
- Incorrect diagnosis is giving somebody an incorrect diagnosis and given treatment which is administered.
- Total miss diagnosis is where a health condition is failed to be diagnosed following symptoms or health problems.
- Late diagnosis can impact prolonged health issues and recovery time.
If you or someday you know has suffered a miss diagnosis, incorrect diagnosis or a delay in diagnosing a condition you may be eligible to claim for medical negligence contact one our medical negligence experts for a free assessment today.
3: Pregnancy And Birth Injuries
Pregnancy can have a lot of complication affecting either the unborn child or the new born baby. There are many different types of pregnancy and birth injuries such as failing to diagnose ectopic pregnancy, missed screening failure or delay in failing to recognize mother needs to deliver baby such as, missing that the baby is distressed and mother may need to undergo a C-section resulting in baby having brain damage/ cerebral palsy.
Mother may be affected during child birth such as suffering a tear whilst having baby or not being correctly stitched after birth.
If you or your child received negligence care and suffered an injury, then speak to one of our specialist team of medical negligence experts who will give you a free obligation assessment.
4: GP Negligence
The GP surgery is first call for most people who feel unwell, it is important for GP’s to examine and undergo tests for a patient to determine the cause of your symptoms and then prescribe medication or refer yourself to a specialist doctor. GP nurse’s common mistakes may be that they missed your diagnosis, failed to examine you properly, prescribed you the wrong medication, or failed to refer you on to the hospital or specialist.
If you feel you have been let down and suffered injury or pain as a result of the negligence from your GP, contact one of our experts today to get a free non obligation assessment.
5: Care Home Negligence
There are times unfortunately where care given to vulnerable people or elderly is unacceptably poor, and may sadly suffer an injury as a result of negligence from either care work or lack of care. The most common medical negligence that occurs in care home are pressure ulcers and pressure sores which can develop when a patient’s skin comes in contact with the bed for a long period of time.
Another type for negligence that may occur in care homes is medication and prescription errors, such as a care home assistant not being wary about the medication and accidently give the incorrect medication or a higher dosage than the patients’ needs then they may suffer side effects.
If you or a family member has suffered anynegligence within a care home then contact one of our specialized experts to find out more information about care home negligence and to get a free non obligation assessment.
How To Make A Medical Negligence Claim?
If you feel like you have been a victim of medical negligence then you be eligible to make a claim. The first step is to contact one of our specialist medical negligence experts for a free assessment straight away to be sure if you have a valid claim. We work with a panel of specialist solicitors who operate on a no win no fee. So you need to worry about any costs.
Call one of our specialist experts if you or somebody else feels like you may be eligible to claim then contact us online or by telephone and we will give you a free no obligation claim assessment.