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Congenital Hip Dysplasia Compensation Claims
Congenital Hip Dysplasia is a very serious condition. If the condition is not detected early, the child can be significantly effected when they being walk.
It is the responsibility of medical professionals to assess a new born child for any potential abnormality. If this is not done, and Congenital Hip Dysplasia is not detected, your child may have been the victim of medical negligence.
Claims of this nature are fortunately rare. However, our specialist congenital hip dysplasia claims solicitors have dealt with a number of cases where the care provided has been sub-standard.
Our solicitors have dealt with many Congenital Hip Dysplasia Claims.. We take away the stress of worrying about legal bills. A congenital hip dysplasia negligence claim could secure the compensation you need to fully recover or care for your child.
What is Congenital Hip Dysplasia?
Congenital Hip Dysplasia is a condition. When it is present in a child, the socket of the hip is generally too shallow which cause great difficulty for the joint to tighten. This can cause a loose hip joint, which can often result in dislocation.
Fortunately, incidents of Congenital Hip Dysplasia are rare. The NHS reports that only 1 or 2 out of every 1,000 children are effected by this condition. However, it is questionable whether this number includes incidents where the condition was not diagnosed due to negligence.
If a medical professional fails to diagnose Congenital Hip Dysplasia early, the consequences can be long term. Some of the common ailments cause by the condition include the development of a limp, hip pain during growth and general painful joints. There is also an increased risk of children with congenital hip dysplasia developing arthritis later in life.
Vitally, if congenital hip dysplasia is detected early most children develop normally, with no long term injuries.
All medical professional involved in child birth owe their patients a “Duty of Care”. This means that if the medical professional falls below the standard that would be expected, they have been negligent. This results can result in asa Congenital Hip Dysplasia Claim.
If your medical professional has failed to reach an acceptable standard of care, you may be able to make a Congenital Hip Dysplasia Claim. It is extremely important to take action if you have been let down. It helps to prevent the same mistakes from happening again.
What are Congenital Hip Dysplasia Claims?
Congenital hip dysplasia claims happen when your medical professional provides an unacceptable standard of care to your child. The long term impact of medical negligence relating to congenital hip dysplasia makes the incidents especially serious.
As a minimum, your medical professional must assess your child at birth for any potential defects or conditions. In most cases, this assessment will identify congenital hip dysplasia and allow it to be treated.
However, we have dealt with many congenital hip dysplasia claims involving a complete failure of medical professionals to identify the condition in a new born. This is not acceptable, as if a proper assessment is made, the condition can often be identified.
It is also important that medical professionals investigate your family medical history during your pregnancy. If congenital hip dysplasia has been present in your family medical history, the risk can be identified and managed. However, if your medic fails to investigate your medical history, they will miss the opportunity to identify this risk at an early stage.
If a medical professional has failed to diagnose congenital hip dysplasia in your child, they may been medically negligent and you may have a congenital hip dysplasia claim.
Our congenital hip dysplasia compensation claims solicitors can move quickly with your claim. However, it is vital that you seek advice as soon as possible to protect your legal rights. Do not delay as it can result in you missing the chance to obtain justice for your suffering.
Our Solicitors are experts in congenital hip dysplasia negligence compensation claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240.
What are the Causes of Congenital Hip Dysplasia Claims?
Our claims solicitors have come across a number of causes of congenital hip dysplasia claims. Some of the most common reasons relate to:
- Failure to properly asses a new born child
- Staff shortages
- Lack of expertise to identify the condition
- Failure to investigate family medical history
None of the above causes of congenital hip dysplasia claims are acceptable. The NHS must adequately train and recruit its staff to ensure the standard of medical care provided is acceptable. Incidents of negligence are simply unacceptable.
If you have suffered due to medical negligence, speak to one of our congenital hip dysplasia claims solicitors today. They will be able to provide you with a Free Claim Assessment today.
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Who Can make a Congenital Hip Dysplasia Claim?
If your child is suffering with congenital hip dysplasia as a result of your medical negligence, you can make a claim against the negligent medical provider.
Making a congenital hip dysplasia claim is not just about obtaining compensation for your suffering, it is about obtaining justice. Our solicitors understand that this is difficult time for you, often with nobody to turn to.
We will be in your corner, fighting your case. Our solicitors will provide you with all the support you need during your claim. You need to act fast, as there are strict time limits on when you can make a Congenital Hip Dysplasia Claim. Contact us today to discuss your options.
Why you should Make a Congenital Hip Dysplasia Compensation Claim?
Making congenital hip dysplasia claims can help to avoid the same mistakes being made again. Our solicitors often find that NHS guidelines will change following a medical negligence claims. If the medical mistakes that were made are identified and investigated, improvements can be made.
It is also important that you are able to obtain compensation for your pain and suffering. At the very least, you may incurred additional expenses and costs for extra care due to the injury. You may have had to take time of work, or give up your job altogether. In these circumstances, it is only fair that you as the victim are able to receive the correct amount of compensation for your suffering.
No Win No Fee Compensation Claims
Our medical negligence solicitors will represent you on a No Win No Fee basis. There is no cost to you if the claim is unsuccessful. You will obtain the maximum compensation available to you.
Our solicitors will also discuss any other options that are available regarding you case.
How Much Compensation Will I Get for Congenital Hip Dysplasia Claim?
The amount of compensation for congenital hip dysplasia claims can vary depending on the extent of the injury you have suffered. It will also depend on your personal circumstances.
If your child’s injuries are severe and long term, it is not uncommon for the amount of compensation to be six figures. However, each case is unique and must be assessed individually.
Our solicitors will be able to guide you through the levels of compensation available based on your own circumstances. Contact them today for a Free Case Assessment.
Our Expertise in Congenital Hip Dysplasia Claims
Our medical negligence experts have decades of experience in these types of claim. They specialize in this area of law and are quite simply experts in the area.
They will provide you with the expert service you expect from your medical negligence lawyer. But they are also friendly, approachable and put customer service at the heart of everything they do for their clients.