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NHS Negligence Claims
The NHS is the cornerstone of the health care system in the UK. We expect a high standard of care, and we should receive it. However, solicitors have seen a dramatic increase in the number of NHS negligence claims.
The ever increasing strain on NHS budgets from an increasing population with increasingly complicated medical conditions has led to staff shortages. This may be one of the most common reasons for NHS Negligence claims.
Our Solicitors are experts in NHS Negligence Claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240.
What are NHS Negligence Claims?
NHS negligence claims happen when an NHS healthcare provider falls below the acceptable standard of care expected of them.
Negligence claims against the NHS can be brought against any NHS health care provider. So whether you suffered when attending hospital, a GP Surgery or even when phoning an NHS helpline, you can make a claim.
If you start a claim for NHS Negligence, you can still make a complaint using the NHS Complaints Procedure. If you have already made a complaint, the response should not be delayed or prevented because you have made a claim.
Sadly, incidents of NHS negligence happen all the time. It may be as a result of a misdiagnosis, incorrect surgical procedures or incorrect prescriptions to name but a few. Because of this, the NHS has extensive insurance in place to cover the costs of compensation.
What are the Causes of NHS Negligence Claims?
The reasons for NHS negligence claims are varied. The growth in demands on the NHS has almost certainly contributed to the causes of negligence. Did you know that the number of reported claims of NHS Negligence have increased by around 40% in the last 5 years?
The most common area of negligence claims against the NHS related to Orthopaedic Surgery, closely followed by negligence in A&E Departments. Despite the NHS having extensive guidelines to increase patient safety, the guidelines are often not followed.
Some of the most common causes of NHS negligence are:
- Human Error of A Medical Professional
- Failure to Properly Examine Patients
- Poor Communication between NHS Departments
- Being Understaffed.
If you have suffered unnecessary pain due to NHS Negligence contact us today. You only have 3 years to make a claim from the date you received the negligent treatment or 3 years from your date of knowledge of the negligence treatment.
Types of NHS Negligence Claims?
There are a wide range of reasons that may result in NHS negligence claims. Our solicitors have decades of experience dealing with these types of claim on a No Win No Fee basis.
Some of the most common types of NHS Negligence claims our clients face relate to:
- Delayed Treatment Compensation Claims
- Accident and Emergency Compensation
- Brain Aneurysm Compensation Claims
- Hospital Acquired Infection Claims
- Nursing Neglect Compensation Claims
- Bed Sore and Pressure Sore Compensation Claims
- Orthopaedic Surgery Claims
- Paramedic and Ambulance Service Negligence Claims
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Can I Make An NHS Negligence Claim?
If you or your child have suffered unnecessarily when being treated by the NHS, you can make a claim for compensation.
Making an NHS 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.
Why Make NHS 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 NHS Negligence 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?
The level of compensation for NHS negligence claims ranges hugely. For example, serious cerebral palsy negligence claim are often awarded compensation in the millions of pounds. This reflects the lifelong care that it is need for the victim.
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 NHS Negligence Claims?
Our specialist medical negligence claims solicitors 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
Contact us today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240.