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Medical Negligence Solicitors in Durham
Our Medical Negligence Solicitors in Durham have a strong record of successful negligence compensation claims and as such are your best bet to win that case for negligent treatment and ensure you are well compensated to help you get on with life as much as possible.
Medical Negligence Definition
Medical negligence or malpractice refers to any substandard treatment received by a patient from a medical professional which causes a direct harm or injury to the patient or exacerbates an already existing medical condition which would otherwise not have happened except for the medical negligence.
If you or any of your family or loved one have been victims of cases like this, do not hesitate to contact Our Medical Negligence Claims Solicitors in Durham to give you the best legal advice and guide you throughout the process to claim a deserved compensation.
What do I Need to Make a Successful Claim?
Be it against the NHS, a private hospital or against an individual, our Medical Negligence Claims Solicitors in Durham can assist you make successful compensation claims.
To do this, we will need to help you prove that;
- The healthcare officer owed you a duty of care;
- The healthcare officer breached that duty of care;
- The breach of duty caused you a direct harm, trauma, injury or worsened an existing medical condition.
You will also be required to provide the following documents;
- Detailed statements
- Medical records including X-rays, CT scans, etc.
- Witness statements
- Financial evidence
- Reports from an independent medical expert that can be used as evidence
At Medical Negligence Direct, we understand that medical negligence cases can be very sensitive and long process; to this end our Durham Team of Specialists in Medical Negligence Claims will do their very best to understand you, the facts surrounding your case and ensure you are adequately compensated.
Medical Malpractice Claims We Handle in Durham
Most residents of Nursing homes are vulnerable aged people and deserve all the care they can get to help them daily. Any act of negligence from caregivers could prove fatal.
Our team of medical negligence solicitors in Durham can help you seek the compensation you deserve If you or a loved one have suffered any form of negligent treatment in the nursing home.
According to researches, about 20 women are diagnosed of ovarian cancer every day and many of them learn their fate at a very late stage. GP negligence may have cause an earlier misdiagnosis meaning treatment is delayed resulting to a complicated case and reduced life expectancy of the individual.
If you have suffered harm as a result of ovarian cancer misdiagnosis then Our team of specialist cancer misdiagnosis solicitors can assist you file a lawsuit against the hospital or individual for misdiagnosis.
Erb’s palsy refers to damage done to the brachial plexus nerves that control the movement of muscles in the arm and provide sensation to the arm. It’s sometimes caused by clinical negligence from medical staff using excessive force on the baby’s shoulder during delivery. The injury can be temporary or lifelong and can be well avoided.
If your child suffered this injury due to negligent action of the medical personnel, our birth injury Medical Negligence Solicitors in Durham can help you get compensated. This would help your child go for therapy, provide the much-needed care, and procure other assistive devices.
Despite the quality of healthcare provided in the UK, there are still cases of stillbirth and some are as a result of negligent medical treatment. Losing a baby during pregnancy or delivery can cause psychological impact on the parents who would feel that their baby could have lived but for the sub-standard medical care they received. Stillbirth medical negligence claims awards could cover for trauma, loss of earnings, and even anticipated future losses.
Our expert lawyers can help you make claims for a successful medical negligence stillbirth compensation.
A surgical procedure must be performed with utmost care. During these clinical procedures, avoidable errors can happen which could be life changing and lead to serious consequences. Surgical mistakes such as Injuring a nerve, performing an operation on the wrong part of the body, leaving a piece of surgical tool inside a patient can happen as a result of the Surgeon negligence.
If you have been a victim of surgical error causing you harm, then our Medical Negligence Solicitors in Durham can assist you make claims for compensation.
The cauda equina syndrome can be a very devastating illness involving the nerves of the lower back and requiring an immediate surgery to correct. If cauda equina syndrome is not diagnosed early enough or mismanaged as a result of the negligent action of your healthcare provider leading to complications or more life-threatening situations then you are entitled to make a claim for compensation and our Medical Negligence Claims Solicitors in Durham will be of great assistance to ensure you get your deserved financial compensation.
Induced Labour Claims
Being induced to accelerate labour is a normal medical practice when the medical staff believe that a child is overdue or continuing with a pregnancy portends a big risk for the mother.
If the procedure is not carefully monitored, there could be severe side effects on the unborn child. If the medical staff are negligent and there is injury to the baby or mother, then a claim for medical negligence can be sought and our Medical Negligence Solicitors in Durham can help in such cases to obtain compensation.
Missed diabetes diagnosis or diabetes misdiagnosis can cause serious issues for the patient and even reduce life expectancy. If treatment is delayed, the patient may suffer lifelong disabilities and severe consequences. Our Specialist lawyers can give you the legal support you need to make a compensation claim.
A sick person goes to the hospital to feel better and not to get worse. However, in certain cases, patients suffer severe implications and even death by hospital negligence. Such person or relatives to such a person are well within their rights to sue the hospital for negligent treatment.
Our Specialist Medical Negligence Solicitors in Durham have a strong record for successfully helping people get the compensation they need to carry on with life as much as is possible considering the impact of the negligent treatment received. They can help you too and we encourage you to reach out to us today.
NHS mesh compensation claim can be sought by women who have been victims of vaginal mesh complications due to acts of negligence from the medical officers.
Women who suffer conditions such as incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse occurring after childbirth go for vaginal mesh implant procedure to strengthen weak vaginal walls. Recently, several complications have been associated with the TVT mesh implant.
Any woman who suffered complications due to negligent treatment during or following the procedure can reach out to our medical negligence solicitors in Durham on how to sue the NHS and make successful compensation claims against the NHS.
GP negligent treatment can happen at anytime during the process of treating a patient. Negligence could result in misdiagnosis, delayed treatment or prescription error which could result in lifelong disabilities. Such a patient can make GP negligence claims and sue for compensation.
In matters as this, our Medical Negligence Lawyers in Durham can assist you get your life back on track with a successful compensation claim process.
Value of Compensation
Using the medical compensation calculator, our medical negligence solicitors in Durham can give you an idea of the value of financial compensation you can expect.
NO WIN NO FEE Medical Negligence Solicitors in Durham
At Medical Negligence Direct, we manage the majority of claims on a No Win No Fee basis. This is to ensure that money is not a barrier to making a compensation claim. So, you do not have to pay any legal fees upfront and if your claim is unsuccessful, you do not owe a penny.
Time Limit for Making Claims
This is usually within three years from the date of the negligent treatment from the date you first noticed the negligent treatment. In cases where the victim is dead, the three-year time limit begins from the date of demise while in the case of a child, it begins from the child’s 18th birthday.
Get in touch with us today on 0800 644 4240 or fill our online claim assessment form and one of our solicitors will contact you as soon as possible.