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If you have suffered from an injury due to substandard treatment from a medical professional in England our medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent are here to give you the help and support you need to bring forward a claim.
Here at Medical Negligence Direct we have helped many different people bring medical negligence compensation claims forward for different types of injuries. Some of the different claims we have dealt with are cancer misdiagnosis claims, birth injury claims and medication error claims. So if you have suffered from an injury due to medical negligence in Stoke on Trent we are here to help.
What does Medical Negligence mean?
Medical negligence is any form of treatment from a healthcare professional that is below the standard set in the medical sector. If you or a loved one have suffered an injury due to being let down by your healthcare provider you could be entitled to medical negligence compensation. Contact us today and our no win no fee Stoke on Trent solicitors can make your recovery easier and give you the support you need.
Making a compensation claim for Medical Negligence in Stoke on Tront
When making Stoke on Trent medical negligence claims there are different elements that need to be considered and this is what our experts at Medical Negligence Direct will look into in detail to ensure that they get you the maximum medical negligence compensation you need for the injury you have suffered.
When bringing forward a claim our medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent will help you prove that the medical negligence that you have suffered from has led to an injury or affected your condition. For your claim to be successful you need to prove that:
- As a patient the medical professional owed you their duty of care.
- The medical professional acted negligently which breached that duty of care.
- You have suffered an injury or your condition has worsened due to negligence.
If you are thinking of bringing forward medical negligence claims in Stoke on Trent for you or a loved one our team of specialist solicitors can help you today!
What can I claim for Medical Negligence in Stoke on Trent?
When you contact us at Medical Negligence Direct our medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent can get to work on building a strong case to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve for the injury you have suffered due to your standard of care dropping. Depending on how severe your injury is you could either claim for general or special damages.
A claim for general damages means that you would be awarded compensation for the injury you have suffered and how long you have suffered with the injury along with how it has affected your life. However a claim for special damages means that you can get compensated for any financial expense that you have suffered from due to the injury. Our Stoke on Trent medical negligence solicitors will work with you to ensure you get the legal advice you need when bringing forward a claim.
What Claims Can Medical Negligence Solicitors handle In Stoke-On-Trent?
If you are a victim of NHS clinical negligence and have suffered from an injury that has affected you or a loved one our expert lawyers are here to help you through every stage of your claim to ensure that you get the compensation you need. Our medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent deal with completely different cases every day and have helped many people through their most difficult times. Here are just a few of the clinical negligence compensation claims that our solicitors have helped with.
Due to the current pandemic some hospitals can be very busy but this does not mean that you should receive a lesser standard of care, however this has sadly been the case for some victims.If you have visited a hospital and not been given the care you need which has now led to your condition worsening or a new injury our solicitors can help you bring forward hospital negligence claims. Our medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent are specialists and can give you the professional yet friendly help you need to make a claim.
When receiving healthcare from the NHS you expect to receive the standard of treatment that you as a patient deserve to ensure that you stay fit and healthy. However sometimes this standard drops and you may suffer from medical negligence NHS. But what can you do if you suffer from an injury due to a breach in your duty of care? You may be entitled to claim against the NHS to get the compensation you need to make your road to recovery easy and stress free. Our medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent can give you the help you need to bring this claim forward.
We know how hard it is to hear the news that you or someone close has been diagnosed with cancer and this can be even worse if you have been left undiagnosed for a period of time and your condition has worsened. This could then lead to further more invasive treatment that you may not have needed if it was picked up sooner. It is understandable that you may be thinking about suing the NHS for misdiagnosis at this point for not giving you the care you deserve. Contact us today for a free assessment and our medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent can get to work building a strong case to ensure you get the compensation you are entitled to.
Many people undergo cosmetic surgery in today’s world for different reasons, but everyone expects to have their surgery carried out correctly with no problems or infections post surgery. However some people don’t receive the standard of care they need when undergoing cosmetic surgery and this can lead to further surgeries and treatment. If you have had to undergo further treatment or surgery due to the first surgery not being carried out properly you may be able to make a cosmetic surgery claim, and our medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent can help you do just that.
Doctor negligence is any treatment that you receive from a doctor that drops below the standard of care that is set in the healthcare setting that causes an injury or causes your condition to worsen. For example if a doctor fails to pick up signs of infection or fails to refer you on for treatment it could make your condition worsen which may need further treatment. If you have sustained an injury due to the negligence treatment from a doctor our medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent are here to give you the helping hand you need to make an NHS claim.
How Long Will My Medical Negligence Claims in Stoke on Trent Take?
There is no set time frame when claiming for an injury you have sustained due to medical negligence because every victim’s story is different and has affected them in different ways. So our medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent ensure that they take a different approach to every case and give you the professional yet sympathetic service you need. Some medical negligence cases can be concluded with-in a year if there is clear negligence and there is an admission of fault from the medical professional. However some NHS cases may be more complicated depending on the severity of the injury you have suffered from. Use our free medical negligence claim calculator today to see how much compensation you may be entitled to.
In the UK you have 3 years from the date that you have suffered the injury or the date you became aware of the negligence to bring forward a claim and this is called your limitation period. However there are some exceptions to this rule:
Children- If your child is under the age of 18 and has suffered from medical negligence that has resulted in injury their limitation period doesn’t come in until they are the age of 18 effectively giving them up until they are the age of 21 to make a claim.
Mental Capacity- If someone close has no mental capacity there is no time limit to bring forward a claim on their behalf for an injury they have suffered due to medical negligence. Our medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent can give you the advice and help you need to bring forward a claim on their behalf.
NO WIN NO FEE Medical Negligence Solicitors in Stoke on Trent
Our Medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent work under a no win no fee basis which means there would be no cost to yourself unless the claim was successful and even then, the fee would be taken as a percentage of the winnings which would be discussed with yourself before going ahead with the claim. Contact us today for free legal advice Stoke on Trent.
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At Medical Negligence Direct our main aim is to give victims of medical negligence the help they need to bring forward a claim. Our medical negligence solicitors in Stoke on Trent are here to make sure that you get the maximum compensation you need for your injury.
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