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Midwife Negligence Compensation Claims
Midwife negligence compensation claims should not have to happen. You trust in your midwife to provide expert care to you during a very exciting time of your life. You should not be let down by the negligence of a midwife, that is your legal right.
Midwife negligence compensation claims are fortunately rare. Generally, midwives provide a vital service to the NHS and on most occasions provide excellent care to their patients. However, our midwife negligence compensation claims solicitors have dealt with many claims where midwives have let down their patients.
Our solicitors will handle your claim on a No Win No Fee basis. We take away the stress of worrying about legal bills. A midwife negligence claim could secure the compensation you need to fully recover or care for your child.
Our Solicitors are experts in midwife negligence compensation claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240.
What are Midwife Negligence Compensation Claims?
A midwife negligence compensation claim arises when your midwife has fallen below an acceptable standard of medical care. It is a legal expectation that your midwife will provide attentive and careful care. If your midwife has failed in this duty, you may have a claim for midwife negligence.
Obstetric claims account for a large proportion of negligence claims against the NHS. Many of these cases involve negligent treatment provided by a midwife. One of the most common areas for midwife negligence claims relates to a lack of CTG monitoring during childbirth. This can lead to extremely serious conditions including, Cerebral Palsy.
There are increasing reports of midwife shortages, leading to mistakes being made. However, a shortage of properly trained staff is never an excuse for negligent treatment.
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 in claims for birth injury negligence.
If your midwife has failed to reach an acceptable standard of care, you may be able to make a midwife negligence injury compensation claims against the NHS. It is extremely important to take action if you have been let down. It helps to prevent the same mistakes from happening again.
How many types of Birth Injury?
Midwives play a big role in childbirth. They can effect almost all aspects of the outcome and that is why it is vital that are knowledgeable and provide a high standard of care.
Midwives often play a key role in diagnosing and treating potential complications. If they fail in their duty of care, the consequences can be devastating for mother and child.
Some of the most common injuries that result from a midwife’s negligence are:
Our midwife negligence 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.
What are the Causes of Midwife Negligence Claims?
Midwife negligence compensation claims are made following negligent treatment prior to, during and after, childbirth.
Our claims solicitors have come across many reasons for midwife injury negligence. Some of the most common reasons for midwife negligence are as a result of:
- Lack of Expertise
- Failure to Properly Monitor Mother and Child
- Staff Shortages
- Resource Shortages
None of the reasons for midwife negligence listed above are acceptable. The NHS must adequately train and recruit midwives to ensure the standard of medical care provided is acceptable. Incidents of negligence are simply unacceptable.
Complications during child birth can happen and doctors and midwives should be prepared for them. If your midwife does not have the necessary expertise or skills to carry out such procedures or tests, mistakes can be made. These mistakes can have a devastating impact of the life changes of your child and the post natal recovery of the mother.
If you have suffered due to midwife negligence, speak to one of our midwife negligence compensation claims solicitors today. They will be able to provide you with a Free Claim Assessment today.
Can I Make a Claim for Midwife Negligence?
If you have suffered as a result of your midwife’s negligence, you can make a claim against the negligent medical provider.
Making a midwife negligence 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 birthing injury negligence claim. Contact us today to discuss your options.
Why you should Make a Midwife Negligence Compensation Claim?
Midwife Negligence Compensation Claims can help to avoid the same mistakes being made again. Our solicitors often find that NHS guidelines will change following a medical negligence claim. 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 Midwife Negligence 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 Midwife Negligence Compensation Claims?
The amount of compensation for a midwife negligence compensation claim can range depending on the extent of the injury you have suffered. It will also depend on your personal circumstances. However, it is not uncommon for midwife negligence compensation amounts to be extremely large. This often reflects the lifelong care that the victim may need, as well as specialist equipment that will be needed to make the victims life easier. Conditions such asCerebral Palsy often attract multi million pound compensation settlements.
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 Midwife Negligence Compensation Claims
Our midwife negligence claims solicitors have decades of experience in these types of claim. They specialise 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.