Medical Negligence Personal Injury Compensation Claims Advice/ Clinical Negligence Personal Injury Claims Advice – UK, England & Wales/Scotland/Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland
Have you been injured as a result of medical/clinical negligence?
If you have been injured as a result of medical/clinical negligence then you may be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. When you are being treated in either a hospital, a GP practice or another medical practice, the doctors, nurses and support staff owe a duty of care to you. If these parties have been negligent or breached their duty of care towards you resulting in personal injury to you then you may be entitled to claim injury compensation.
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If you have been injured in as a result of medical/clinical negligence why not let our no win no fee panel Solicitors deal with your personal injury claim? If you have been injured, you have three years from the date of the incident or three years from the date that you became aware that your injuries resulted from medical negligence in which to claim injury compensation.
What do I do if I believe I am the victim of medical negligence?
As soon as your physical pain/injuries allow it you should gather the following evidence to aid the claims process:
- A dated timeline/history of your medical treatment and details of what you feel went wrong that caused injury;
- Any relevant photographs to include photographs of injuries;
- Photographs of scarring following the accident;
- Details of witnesses;
- Details of the hospitals, medical practices, doctors, nurses, other medical staff that provided treatment;
- Hospital reference numbers;
- Incident Report Forms/details of complaints and the names/positions of persons to whom accident/injuries were reported to;
- If medication is required for your injuries ensure this is obtained on prescription as this is easily evidenced.
Financial Loss compensation claims
As well as compensation for injuries you may be able to claim for financial loss such as loss of earnings (past and future), care, physiotherapy, travel to and from medical appointments, damaged possessions and home modifications. You should keep receipts to prove your loss.
Very severe brain damage can result in between £300,000.00 to £550,000.00 injury compensation settlement for general damages.
In addition to this, the Plaintiff/Claimant would be entitled to claim for financial/special damages/losses as above to include loss of earnings (past and future), care, physiotherapy, travel to and from medical appointments, damaged possessions and home modifications.
Our no win no fee panel Solicitors can advise you on the value of your claim in the UK, England & Wales/Scotland/Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland.
Common types of medical / clinical negligence claims
Common injuries caused by medical negligence typically result in the following compensation claims:
- Head injury claims:
- Back injury claims:
- Foot injury claims:
- Arm injury claims;
- Leg injury claims;
- Neck injury claims;
- Shoulder injury claims;
- Hip injury claims.
In the UK you have three years’ from the date of your accident or three years’ from the date that you become aware that the cause of your injuries were linked to medical negligence in which to process your claim for injury compensation.
If more than three years passes before you become aware of the cause of your injuries you will have three years from that date on which you became aware of the cause of your injuries in which to process your claim for compensation.
In Ireland, you have two years from the date of your accident or from the date that you became aware that your injuries were related to medical negligence in which to process your claim for personal injury compensation.
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It is always best however to begin the injury claim process as soon as possible so do not delay – get in touch with us today for free no win no fee medical/clinical negligence compensation claim advice.
Let our no win no fee Solicitors take the stress away and get you the injury compensation you deserve by guiding you through the compensation claims process from start to either settlement of your claim or Court. Remember to try our injury compensation claim calculator to value your claim!