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Anaesthetic Negligence Compensation Claims
Anaesthetic errors compensation claims should not need to be made. Anaesthetists are there to help patients get through traumatic surgery and should never contribute to a patient’s distress. However, anaesthetic errors and compensation awards do happen.
Our solicitors are experts in anaesthetic errors compensation claims. They have represented many victims of medical anaesthetic errors and have obtained large sums in compensation for their clients.
Anaesthetic errors compensation claims arise when a medical professional provides negligent treatment before surgery. Claims for anaesthetic negligence are very concerning to us. Often, our client’s bring anaesthetic errors and compensation claims as a result of being fully alert and reactive during surgery. This can often have serious psychological effects on patients, leading to post traumatic stress disorder.
Anaesthetic treatment is generally provided in an expert manner from professionals. However, on some occasions, anaesthetic doctors make avoidable mistakes. This is unacceptable. You are legally entitled to receive an acceptable standard of care, negligence is never excusable.
Our 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 anaesthetic errors compensation claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 999 3372.
What are Anaesthetic Errors Compensation Claims?
Anaesthetic errors can lead to increased mortality, a prolonged stay in hospital and a longer recovery period for patients. Anaesthetic errors compensation claims generally relate to the anaesthetists medical care during the induction of anaesthesia and the emergence from anaesthesia.
Not all anaesthetic complications are caused by medical negligence. However, it has been reported that negligence during the period of anaesthesia is often not reported due to fear of being blamed for carelessness, forgetfulness and sometimes character weakness. This is completely unacceptable for a victim of anaesthetic negligence.
Despite medical advances and know how suggesting that rates of anaesthetic errors should be falling, anaesthetic negligence continues to happen.
You are entitled to be compensated for any financial loss you have suffered as a result of anaesthetic negligence. The law also provides for you to be compensated for any unnecessary pain and suffering you have been subjected to as a result of negligence.
Doctors owe their patients a “Duty of Care”. This means that if your anaesthetist falls below the standard that would be expected, they have been negligent.
Anaesthetic errors compensation claims should not happen. But they do. If you believe that the standard of care that has been provided to you has let you down, speak to a specialist solicitor today and get vital legal advice.
There are strict time limits on making an anaesthetic errors compensation 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 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 Anaesthetic Errors Compensation Claims?
Anaesthetic errors can happen for a number of reasons, however if negligence is involved, none of the reasons are acceptable. Despite the increased use of technology and high standards of both invasive and non-invasive monitoring in anaesthesia, anaesthetic errors continue to occur.
It is widely recognised by medical professional that vigilance, standardised protocol, and proper preparation are the key factors to avoid occurrence of anaesthetic errors compensation claims.
Our claims solicitors have come across many reasons for anaesthetic errors compensation claims. The incidents can range from human error through to failure to follow proper procedures.
When receiving any kind of aneasthetic, the anaesthetist should be skilled and have the necessary expertise to carry out the procedure. If they fail to provide an acceptable level of care, they have let you down.
Our medical negligence solicitors have found that some of the most common reasons for anaesthetic errors compensation claims are:
- Administering too much anaesthetic drug
- Anesthesia too little anaesthetic drug
- Defective medical devices and equipment used during anaesthetic administration
- Administering an incorrect anaesthesia drug
- Failure to prevent anaesthesia interactions, such as with prescription drugs
- Administering anaesthetics to a patient with allergies
- Failure to instruct patients prior to anaesthesia
- Failure to administer oxygen during surgery
- Failure to properly monitor the patient
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If you have suffered due to anaesthesia negligence, speak to one of our anaesthetic errors compensation claims solicitors today. They will be able to provide you with a Free Claim Assessment today.
Can I Make An Anaesthetic Error Compensation Claim?
If you have been subjected to anaesthetic negligence, you can make a claim against the negligent medical provider. Making an anaesthetic error negligence claim is not just about obtaining compensation for your suffering, it is about obtaining justice. Our solicitors understand that this is a difficult time for you, often with nobody to turn to.
Our clients often turn to our solicitors when they have nowhere else to go. On many occasions the NHS fails to provide adequate answers to our clients. Our medical negligence solicitors will get the answers you need. They will leave no stone unturned and will get you a full account of what went wrong.
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 an anaesthetic errors compensation claims. Contact us today to discuss your options.
Why you should Make An Anaesthetic Error Compensation Claim?
Anaesthetic errors compensation claims help to avoid the same mistakes being made again. NHS guidelines and advice will often 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 Anaesthetic Errors Compensation Claims.
Our aneasthetic errors compensation 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 you may receive for an anaesthetic error negligence claim depends 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 Anaesthetic Errors Compensation Claims?
Our anaesthetic errors compensation 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.