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If you have suffered from medical negligence in the Manchester area our medical negligence solicitors in Salford can provide the legal help you need for your claim to be successful so you can be awarded with the compensation you deserve.
Our team at Medical Negligence Direct is here to provide expert legal advice to help you make a medical negligence claim for the injury you have suffered from. Some of the different cases we have helped with are: nhs misdiagnosis claims, procedure negligence claims, nerve damage after surgery lawsuit and wrong site surgery claims. So if you are wondering, can you sue the nhs for the injury you have suffered? Speak with us today to set up an initial assessment.
Medical Negligence Definition
Medical negligence is any treatment from a healthcare professional that is below the standard that is set in the medical sector and that causes injury or worsens your condition. If you have suffered from an injury at the hands of a medical professional our medical negligence solicitors in Salford can help you through your road to recovery today.
Negligence vs Malpractice
Medical negligence and medical malpractice are both similar but are two separate issues. Medical malpractice is a form of medical negligence, however not all medical negligence is medical malpractice.
How to bring forward a Medical Negligence Claim in Salford
If you have suffered from medical negligence in Salford there are a variety of factors that our expert solicitors will look into and help you consider to ensure that you are awarded with the maximum compensation possible for the injury you have suffered. When bringing forward a claim our team will help you prove that you have suffered from an injury due to medical negligence.
For your claim to be successful our medical negligence solicitors in Salford will help you prove that:
- As a patient under the care of a medical professional they owed you a duty of care
- The medical professional provided substandard treatment which breached this duty of care
- The breach in the duty of care caused injury or worsen your condition.
What can you Claim for Medical Negligence in Salford?
When claiming for the injury you have suffered due to medical negligence you can either claim for general damages or special damages. A claim for general damages means that you are awarded compensation for the injury that you have suffered and the effect it has had on your life. However a claim for special damages means that will be compensated for any cost that you have incurred from the injury, for example loss of earnings. If you would like to learn more about medical negligence cases payouts uk contact us today and speak with our expert team.
Medical Negligence Time Frames Explained
When making a medical negligence claim in the UK you have a 3 year limitation period to claim. This means that from the date the negligence occurred or the date you became aware of the negligence you have 3 years to make a claim. However there are some exceptions to this rule:
Children- If your child has suffered from an injury due to medical negligence their limitation period doesn’t start until they are the age of 18 which gives them up until the age of 21 to make a claim.
Mental capacity- If someone close has no mental capacity they have no limitation period to bring forward a claim or for you to bring forward a claim on their behalf.
There is no set time frame on how long a medical negligence claim will take because every single case is different. Some cases are open and closed within a year however some cases can take up to 3 years to be concluded. However long your case takes our solicitors will help you every step of the way to ensure your claim is successful.
Medical Negligence Claims that we can help with in Salford
If you or someone close has endured pain and suffering due to medical negligence our expert medical negligence solicitors can provide the legal help you need if you are thinking of bringing forward a claim. Here at medical Negligence Direct we take into consideration that the negligence that every victim has suffered from has had a different effect on their life so we will ensure we provide the help that you need. Here are just a few examples of the case that we help with.
Everyday people suffer from surgical mistakes which causes further injury. For example if a surgery is not carried out correctly this could mean that you need further corrective surgery which could affect your recovery time. If you have been a victim of surgeon negligence our medical negligence solicitors in Salford can help you today.
Most people in the UK attend the dentist every year in the UK and every single person deserves the correct treatment. However sometimes people don’t always get the treatment they deserve which causes further injury and which may require further treatment. Contact us today and our solicitors in Salford can help you bring forward dental negligence claims.
Cerebral palsy is a number of disorders that affects a person’s movement and it is caused by an injury to the brain usually during pregnancy or birth. If your child has suffered from negligence that has caused this type of injury you could be entitled to make cerebral palsy compensation claims on their behalf. Get in contact today to speak with our Salford solicitors dealing in birth negligence.
There are many different hospital negligence cases that occur every day in the UK. For example if a loved one has been admitted into hospital and they do not receive the care they need to help with their condition, this can have a devastating effect on the whole family. If your family has been affected by death by hospital negligence contact us today and our medical negligence solicitors in Salford can help you make a claim.
If someone close to you is diagnosed with cancer it will affect the whole family in a severe way. However if they are suffering from skin cancer and it is misdiagnosed it can spread and require further more invasive treatment. If you have been a victim of doctor misdiagnosed skin cancer you may be entitled to bring forward a claim, so speak with us today to find out!
Hernia mesh surgery is an operation that uses mesh to correct bulging organs coming through the wall they are behind in the body. This needs to be carried out correctly to ensure that it is placed in the correct place and the surgery is successful. However sometimes this is not the case and it can cause further problems. If you have been a victim of this speak with us today and find out if you are entitled to hernia mesh compensation uk.
Orthopaedics is a sector of health care that deals with treating and correcting deformities of muscles and bones. This is a large branch of medicine so many different victims suffer negligence when being treated for Orthopaedic problems. If you have suffered from negligence in this sector contact us today to speak with our medical negligence solicitors in Salford and bring forward orthopaedic claims.
Many people have known their GP for many years and they have helped them and their children when they are feeling under the weather. However some victims suffer from GP negligence, for example if your GP fails to pick up signs of infections and you are left untreated it can cause further injury which may need further treatment. If you have suffered from negligent care from your GP our medical negligence solicitors in Salford can give you the legal aid you need to make a claim.
NO WIN NO FEE Medical Negligence Solicitors in Salford
At Medical Negligence Direct all of our medical negligence solicitors in Salford work under a no win no fee basis so there are no upfront legal costs. The only cost that there could be is if your case was successful and this would be taken as a percentage of the winnings. This percentage would be discussed with yourself in detail upon contacting us and speaking with our legal costs negotiators salford.
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At Medical Negligence Direct we work endlessly to help victims that have suffered from an injury due to substandard treatment from a medical professional bring forward a claim.
Contact us today and our medical negligence solicitors in Salford can work to ensure that your claim is successful and you are awarded the compensation you deserve.