Medical Negligence Compensation
Medical negligence injuries, also known as clinical negligence, are those caused by medical professionals to their patients. Medical professionals such as doctors, dentists, nurses, orthodontists and surgeons have a duty of care towards the health and safety of their patients. As a result if a patient suffers an injury due to the medical professional’s negligence then he or she could make a claim for compensation.
Common medical negligence injuries can be the result of the following:
- injury to mother or child during child birth
- misdiagnosis of condition / symptoms
- late diagnosis of condition /symptoms
- prescription of the wrong medicine
- surgical errors
Medical Negligence Injury Claim – Speak To Expert Solicitors in Birmingham
Making a medical negligence injury claim can be simple with the assistance of a medical negligence solicitor** in Birmingham. Your solicitor** will help you to establish liability and negotiate quantum i.e the amount of compensation that you should be awarded. Quantum is based on government guidelines and the amount of compensation awarded in previous medical negligence injury cases. It will also be dependent on the seriousness of your injuries.
Our medical negligence solicitors** in Birmingham will also help you to recover any subsequent losses you have incurred such as medical bills, care costs and loss of income.
You should not worry about paying legal fees for a medical negligence claim as our Birmingham medical negligence solicitors** will work on your case on a no win no fee* basis.
Any medical negligence personal injury claim should be made within three years of the date of the accident or within three years of the claimant’s 18th birthday in the case of a child. A claim can rarely be made outside of these timescales and is likely to require special permission from the courts.
Medical Negligence Solicitors of Birmingham
Call us on 0800 083 8358. If you prefer you can also contact us online for more information.
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