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Hip Replacement Surgery Compensation Claims
Hip replacement surgery compensation claims are what our medical negligence solicitors are experts in. They specialise in hip replacement negligence and have helped hundreds of victims obtain the compensation and justice they deserve.
A hip replacement is generally a positive thing for patients. It can take away pain and movement problems, and can provide patients with a new lease of life. Mobility can be increased, pain in the hip area can be reduced and a patient’s quality of life can be very much improved.
However, if a medical professional gets a hip replacement wrong, the consequences are very serious. It can leave patients with decreased mobility, nerve damage and, ultimately, it can be fatal. No incident of hip replacement negligence is ever acceptable in the eyes of the law.
Our claims solicitors will handle your hip replacement compensation claims on a No Win No Fee basis. We take away the stress of worrying about legal bills.
Our Solicitors are experts in hip replacement surgery compensation claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 999 3372.
What Is A Hip Replacement?
A hip replacement can provide huge benefits to a patient. It generally involves surgery to replace a damaged hip joint with a prosthetic alternative.
Hip replacements can effect both hips or just a single hip that is damaged. The treatment is usually needed when the hip becomes damaged and causes patients pain and mobility problems. A damaged hip be an extremely disabling condition, with a hip replacement providing a valuable to the patient’s health.
Some of the most common reasons for hip replacements surgery relate to damaged hips which might be caused by:
- A Hip Fracture
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Hip replacement procedures are generally performed on patients between the ages of 60 – 80. However, they can be performed on younger patients with hip problems or damage.
A hip replacement should increase the quality of life for the patient. However, if the hip replacement is performed negligently, the consequences can be devastating.
If you think that your hip replacement surgery was performed negligently, contact our hip replacement compensation claims solicitors today for a free assessment of your medical negligence claim.
What are the Reasons Hip Replacement Surgery Compensation Claims?
Hip replacement surgery should not leave your health in a worse condition that it was before. Hip replacement surgery compensation claimsarise when a medical professional negligently performs hip replacement surgery, with negative outcomes for you.
Whatever the kind of hip replacement negligence you have suffered it is never acceptable. Some of the most common reasons for hip replacement compensation claims relate to:
- Avoidable nerve damage during hip replacement surgery
- Negligent insertion of the replacement hip
- Infections following hip replacement surgery
- Leg length differences following surgery
- Surgery performed on the wrong hip
If you or a loved one have suffered avoidable pain and suffering as a result of any of the above reason, it is likely you have a hip replacement compensation claim.
Our medical negligence solicitors are experts in hip replacement surgery compensation claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 999 3372.
What are Hip Replacement Surgery Compensation Claims?
Hip replacement surgery compensation claims are the legal action you can take to obtain justice for medical negligence. If you suffered preventable pain, reduced mobility or any other ailment as a result of negligent hip replacement surgery you can make a hip replacement surgery compensation claim.
All medical professionals involved in hip replacement treatment owe their patients a “Duty of Care”. This means that if your surgeon, doctor or nurse falls below the standard that would be expected, they have been negligent.
Therefore, it may not be just the hip replacement surgery that has let you down. Your GP may have caused an unnecessary delay in referring you to a hip specialist. Your anaesthetist may have been negligent when caring for you. There are a huge range of action or inaction that can contribute to hip replacement surgery compensation claims.
To make a hip replacement surgery compensation claim you have to move quickly. They have to be made within strict time limits. 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 hip replacement surgery compensation claims. 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.
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What are the Causes of Hip Replacement Compensation Claims?
Each case for hip replacement compensation is unique. Our medical negligence solicitors have identified many reasons for negligence during hip replacement claims, and it is difficult to put it down to one or two reasons.
However, our solicitors have found a number of trends that can contribute to hip replacement surgery compensation claims. Some of these include:
- Defective hip or component
- Surgical Errors
- Infections due to poor post-operative care
- Human error causing excess nerve damage
- Incorrect fitting of hip
The above reasons for hip replacement surgery compensation claims are not acceptable. All of the above examples involve an element of negligence which has contributed to the avoidable harm of a patient.
If you have suffered due to hip replacement negligence, speak to one of our hip replacement surgery compensation claims solicitors today. They will be able to provide you with a Free Claim Assessment today
Can I Make A Hip Replacement Surgery Compensation Claim?
Hip replacement surgery compensation claims are often the only option our clients have. They have been let down leaving them in pain and financial difficulty. The NHS are often reluctant to provide much needed explanations or financial compensation without you making a hip replacement compensation claim.
Hip replacement surgery compensation claims are your legal right. If you have been let down by your medical professional, hip replacement compensation claims are often the only way to obtain justice.
Our hip replacement surgery compensation claim solicitors will make sure that you are compensated for any financial and physical harm you have suffered. We will not accept that our client’s should ever be left out of pocket or in pain as a result of negligence.
Our solicitors regularly find that hip replacement compensation claims are 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 hip replacement surgery compensation claims. Contact us today to discuss your options.
Why you should Make a Claim?
If incidents of hip replacement negligence are identified and investigated, improvements can be made. Making a hip replacement compensation claim is one of the most important ways of ensuring the service provided by the NHS is improving and that the same mistakes are not being made again.
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 Hip Replacement Surgery Compensation Claims
Our expert medical negligence 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?
Hip replacement surgery compensation claims can attract different levels of compensation depending on each particular case. However, hip replacement surgery compensation claims often provide for the following:
- Compensation for pain and suffering
- Compensation for care costs
- Compensation for home adjustments
- Compensation for loss of earnings
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 Hip Replacement Surgery Compensation Claims
Our hip replacement surgery compensation claims solicitors have decades of experience in hip replacement negligence claims. 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.
Contact one of the team today for a Free Claim Assessment.