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Surgical Error Claims
Having surgery can be a traumatic time for patients. The unknown, the potential outcome and achieving a full recovery all weigh heavily on the mind. Medical mistakes resulting in surgical error claims make the situation much worse.
You expect the highest standard of care, and so you should. However, it is a terrible fact that surgical errors caused by negligence happen. The impact of surgical negligence can be extremely serious, causing long term health problems.
Our surgical error claims solicitors will handle your claims on a No Win No Fee basis. We take away the stress of worrying about legal bills.
Our Solicitors are experts in surgical error claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240
What are Surgical Error Claims?
Surgical error claims occur when a medical professional (generally, a surgeon) provides sub-standard surgical care to a patient.
All Surgeons owe their patients a “Duty of Care”. This means that if your surgeon falls below the standard that would be expected, they have been negligent. This results in claims for surgical negligence.
Surgical error claims should not happen. But they do. If you believe that the standard of care that has been provided to you during surgery has let you down, speak to a specialist solicitor today and get vital legal advice.
There are strict time limits on making surgical error claims. You have 3 years from the date of the negligence or 3 years from the date you suspected negligence. That is why it is extremely important that you seek expert legal advice as soon as possible.
Our surgical 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 Surgical Error Claims?
Surgical error claims are made following a wide range of surgical procedures. There are a lot of causes and they can vary according to the type of treatment you are receiving.
Our claims solicitors have come across hundreds of reasons for surgical negligence. The incidents can range from human error through to failure to properly clean surgical equipment.
Some of the most common reasons for surgical negligence are as a result of:
- Human Surgical Errors
- Surgery performed on the incorrect body part
- Failure to follow surgical procedures
- Lack of Sanitisation
- Failure to properly examine before and after surgery.
Despite the rise in the number of surgical error claims, a recent study shows that surgeons do not believe that medical errors are one of the largest problems in healthcare today. Perhaps it is this complacent attitude to medical mistakes that results then being made.
However, at least half of physicians who took part in the survey believe there are 2 very important causes that contribute to claims for surgical errors. The first is understaffing of nurses in hospitals. The 2nd is fatigue on the part of health professionals.
It is not acceptable for surgical errors to happen simply because the hospital has failed to adequately staff its operations. Medical professionals should plan ahead to ensure that all patient needs are met.
If you have suffered due to surgical error, speak to one of our surgical negligence compensation claims solicitors today. They will be able to provide you with a Free Claim Assessment today.
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Types of Surgical Error Claims?
There are a wide range of conditions that may result in surgical error 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 surgical error claims that our clients face relate to:
Can I make a Claim for Surgical Error?
If you have suffered as a result of surgical error, you can make a claim against the negligence medical provider.
Making surgical error claims 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 surgical error claims. Contact us today to discuss your options.
Why you should Make a Claim?
Making a claims for surgical errors helps to avoid the same mistakes being made again. Often, NHS guidelines and advice 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 Surgical Error Claims
Our surgical error claims solicitors will represent you on a No Win No Fee basis. There is no cost to you in 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 surgical error claims ranges depending on the extent of the injury you have suffered. It will also depend on your personal circumstances.
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 Surgical Error Claims?
Our surgical error 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.