Medical Negligence Claims Specialists

Making a Serious Medical Injury Compensation Claim

We all rely on medical professionals to promptly diagnose and correctly treat us, however when they get things wrong the results can be life-changing.

We all rely on medical professionals to promptly diagnose and correctly treat us, however when they get things wrong the results can be catastrophic and life-changing.

If a doctor, surgeon, specialist or another medical professional has been negligent and caused you or a loved one to suffer unnecessarily our renowned medical negligence solicitor panel could help with a no win no fee compensation claim.

Leading Medical Injury Experts

The SeriousMedicalInjury.com solicitor panel boasts some of the leading medical injury lawyers in England & Wales.

The panel's experience has helped them understand the challenges that face client's and their family. They assist with access to specialist support services including rehabilitation and benefits advice.

They appreciate client's concerns of claiming compensation whilst still undergoing treatment and the uncertainty of what the future holds especially when the injuries are debilitating.

Acting in the client's best interests they guide them through the legal process and leave no stone unturned, with the aim of securing maximum compensation as quickly as possible.

Experts In Recovering Past And Future Losses

A successful claim can help improve the quality of life as it can allow a claimant to recover past and future costs for:

  • Corrective treatment
  • Care & Rehabilitation
  • Loss of earnings
  • Out of pocket expenses and more

What can I claim?

Types of Claims We Assist With

Types of serious medical injury claims our specialist solicitor panel are assisting with include:

Serious medical injuries are often life-changing. If you have suffered serious injury because of negligent medical care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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No Win No Fee - No Risk*

The most common way to claim compensation for medical negligence is on a no win no fee basis.

Our panel of specialist medical negligence solicitors will carry out an assessment of your case and may decide that they can assist you on a no win no fee basis, also known as a conditional fee agreement (CFA).

A claim taken on a no win no fee basis means that if your claim is unsuccessful you will not be required to pay your solicitor’s fees, providing you cooperate and do not provide misleading information, nothing is payable by you up front and nothing is payable at all if your claim is unsuccessful.

Free Claim Assessment - No Obligation

Before you decide to claim, start your free, no obligation case assessment to check if one of our specialist serious medical negligence solicitors can assist you on a no win no fee basis

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Medical Negligence Claims We Assist With:

Amputation Claims

Medical amputations may be required to treat patients with serious conditions including gangrene and diabetes, unfortunately, sometimes things go wrong such as a surgeon performing an unnecessary amputation.

If you or a loved one has suffered because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Birth & Maternity

For many couples having a baby is a magical time, sadly this not always the case if things go wrong. Despite the best aims of consultants and midwives some women and babies are needlessly harmed by negligent treatment.

If you or a loved one has suffered because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Brain Injury

Injuries to the brain are often serious and life-changing, requiring appropriate emergency treatment. Sadly, this is not everyone's experience with some patient's health being made worse by medical errors.

If you or a loved one has suffered because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Cancer Claims

The sooner cancer is spotted, and treatment starts the better the chances of a successful outcome. Sadly sometimes things go wrong including failing to spot the symptoms, delayed treatment and carrying out the wrong treatment.

If you or a loved one has suffered because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda Equina Syndrome is a medical emergency that requires immediate treatment, it is thought the window of opportunity to diagnose the 'red flag' symptoms and carry out surgery is narrow, sadly some patients suffer avoidable permanent damage.

If you have been let down by a medical professional who wrongly diagnosed your symptoms, failed to refer to a specialist, misinterpreted a scan, delayed treatment or carried out botched surgery you may be entitled to compensation.

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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy describes a group of life-long conditions caused by a problem with the brain during pregnancy, delivery or soon after birth, sadly sometimes CP is caused by negligent medical treatment.

If you or your child have cerebral palsy because of failures by a midwife, consultant, doctor or another medical professional you may be entitled to compensation.

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Cosmetic Claims

All surgical procedures are risky. Unfortunately, cosmetic surgery is often marketed as a straightforward process with scant regard to explaining the risks before treatment, sadly sometimes things go wrong.

If you have suffered because of a botched surgery, negligent treatment or sub-standard aftercare you may be entitled to compensation.

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Dental Negligence

It is reasonable to expect dentists and dental hygienists to professionally manage their patient's oral health, yet this is not always the case, sadly when things go seriously wrong patients may also have to endure restorative treatment.

If you have been affected by a lack of duty of care such as failing to spot the signs of periodontal disease or mouth cancer, had a faulty implant or botched surgery you may consider your legal position.

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Diabetes Claims

Diabetes is not only a growing problem for the NHS, but it also appears that some patients are unnecessarily harmed by negligent treatment.

If you or a loved one have suffered because a medical professional let you down by failing to spot the symptoms, not referring you to a specialist, misdiagnosis or another lack of duty of care you may be entitled to compensation.

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Eye Injury

Most of us take our eyes for granted, sadly if our sight is seriously affected the results can be life-changing.

If you have suffered problems with your vision because a medical professional has been negligent, such as failing to spot the signs of an eye condition, delayed treatment, inserted a defective lens or performed botched laser eye surgery you may consider your legal position.

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Fatal Injury

Despite the aims of hospitals, doctors and care homes to provide prominent treatment things still go wrong, sometimes because of negligence.

If a loved one has passed away because of failures of a medical professional such as their condition was not spotted, treatment or surgery error you may be entitled to claim compensation on their behalf.

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Fractures

Suffering a fractured bone is incredibly common and for most people treatment is a routine affair, sadly not everyone is so lucky. If things go wrong treatment can be prolonged and recovery delayed or worse

If you have suffered because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to compensation.

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GP Negligence

GPs are the first port of call for most people when they become ill. We place the upmost trust in doctors to correctly diagnose and treat us, sadly this is not every patient's experience.

If you have suffered unnecessary harm because of a negligent GP you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Hospital Negligence

We have many prominent hospitals in the UK, both NHS and private, and yet some patients are unnecessarily harmed, sometimes because of negligence.

If you have been affected by diagnosis error, delayed or wrongful treatment, botched surgery, negligent nursing or another hospital failure you may be entitled to compensation.

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Meningitis Claims

Meningitis is an infection that affects the brain and spinal cord, it can be serious especially if it is not promptly treated.

If a medical professional failed to spot the symptoms, treatment was delayed, the wrong treatment was carried out or another lack of duty of care you may be entitled to compensation.

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Pressure Sores

A pressure sore is a serious medical condition affecting the skin. Immobile and elderly people are especially at risk of developing pressure sores, also called pressure ulcers or bed sores.

Despite protocols and care plans aimed to prevent pressure injuries, some people still suffer life-challenging infections because of a lack of duty of care. In this and other instances, you or a loved one may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Sepsis Claims

Sepsis is serious medical condition requiring immediate treatment. Unfortunately thousands of people die or suffer serious injury through avoidable sepsis medical errors.

If you are a loved one have been affected because a medical professional failed to spot the signs of sepsis, misdiagnosed the condition, delayed treatment or carried out the wrong treatment you may be entitled to compensation.

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Spinal Injury

Spinal injuries can be life-changing. It is crucial that those affected receive urgent specialist treatment. sadly, this is not always the case.

If you or a loved one have suffered unnecessarily because of diagnosis failures, delayed treatment, surgical error, unacceptable handling during transportation or another lack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Stroke Claims

A stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when the supply of blood to the brain is cut off, it is imperative that timely intervention is carried out to avoid disability or worse, sadly sometimes things go wrong.

If you or a loved one have suffered avoidable harm because the symptoms were missed, treatment was delayed, surgery error or another type of lack of duty of care you may be entitled to compensation.

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Surgery Negligence

We place our faith in surgeons to properly carry out the surgery. It is a legal requirement that a surgeon explains the risks of the procedure to the patient beforehand so proper consent to treatment is given, yet this is not always the case and regrettably, sometimes things go wrong.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of delayed or wrongful surgery, poor surgical technique, sub-standard aftercare, lack of informed consent or another form of negligent surgery you may be entitled to compensation.

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Compensation & Special Damages

Our medical negligence solicitor panel has successfully settled many serious and catastrophic medical injury claims and have experience in fighting for the following types of special damages:

Injury & Suffering

One of the elements of compensation is awarded for pain and suffering.

This takes into account the length of time the claimant is in pain and the effect it will have on their personal life.

Loss Of Earnings

If you have sustained a serious medical injury it is likely you have suffered a loss of earnings especially if your injuries are significant.

Our solicitor panel can help recover your work-related losses. 

Financial Losses

Compensation settlements are designed to put the claimant in a similar financial position prior to the incident.

All financial losses are included in the claim to ensure maximum compensation.

Rehabilitation

Medical injuries often require extensive rehabilitation.

In successful cases our solicitor panel can help recover all costs of corrective treatment.

Private Treatment

If the NHS has made your health worse you may decide on private treatment.

You can recover private treatment costs as part of your compensation settlement.

Care Costs

In severe cases, it may be necessary for people to go in to care, especially if they are vulnerable.

Our solicitor panel understands the complexity of serious injuries and can help recover your care costs.

Housing Adaptation

Home adaptations such as stairlifts can improve the quality of life of people with serious medical conditions.

Our solicitor panel work closely with leading occupational therapists and case managers to assist clients with mobility and access issues.

Relocation Costs

It may be necessary for some people with serious health problems to relocate. 

If you need to relocate or are considering relocation you may be able to recover the costs as part of your compensation award.

Assistive Technology

Our solicitor panel is aware of how assistive technology can make a real difference to improve the quality of life of those with serious health problems.

Smart technology such as voice-activated devices can help people cope with tasks which most of us take for granted, such as turning on and off appliances and controlling room temperature.

Dependants

If you have lost a loved one because of negligence you may need to consider your legal position.

Our solicitor panel can help dependants access compensation, support and assist with inquest representation.

Bereavement Costs

The loss of a loved one is an emotional time made even worse if someone else is to blame.

Our solicitor panel can help recover bereavement, funeral, inquest representation and other costs. 

Future Expenses

It is crucial that all future losses are considered when calculating a schedule of loss. 

Working with leading financial experts our solicitor panel can help recover future losses including, income, pensions, investments and many more.

Unsure if you can make a no win no fee medical injury claim?

Before you decide to make a claim, check for FREE if our panel of medical negligence solicitors can assist with your claim on a no win no fee.

or call: 0800 699 0900
or call: 0800 699 0900

Lines open 24 hours, 7 days a week