Fatal Claims Specialists

Making a Fatal Medical Injury Compensation Claim

Although medical professionals aim to provide prominent care, sadly sometimes things go wrong, with catastrophic consequences.

Although medical professionals aim to provide prominent care, sadly sometimes things go wrong, with catastrophic consequences.

If your loved one has died because of a lack of duty of care by a doctor or another medical professional the SeriousMedicalInjury.com specialist solicitor panel could help with a no win no fee compensation claim.

Types of Claims We Assist With

Types of fatal medical injury claim our specialist solicitor panel are assisting with include:

  • Failure to diagnose or diagnosis delay
  • Failing to treat or a treatment delay
  • Carrying out the wrong treatment
  • Wrong diagnosis
  • Surgery gone wrong
  • Pharmacy and prescription errors
  • Failure to refer or delay in referral
  • Stillbirth and maternity errors

If your loved one has passed away because of the failure of a medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation. 

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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 many challenges that face both the client and their family. They provide 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?

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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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.

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Fatal Medical Claims We Assist With:

Diagnosis delays and failures

We all expect doctors to promptly diagnose our illnesses so treatment can start straight away, however, not everyone is so lucky. When medical professionals get things wrong such as failing to diagnose a condition or the diagnosis is delayed, In some instances, the delay can be fatal

If your loved one died because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Failure to treat and delay in treatment

Medical professionals understand the importance of carrying out prompt treatment especially where serious conditions such as cancer, stroke, heart attack or sepsis are concerned. Sadly, sometimes when treatment is delayed the results prove fatal.

If your loved one died because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Wrong diagnosis

We all expect doctors to accurately identify symptoms and correctly diagnose ailments. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, sometimes serious medical conditions like cancer, heart attack, sepsis or meningitis are wrongly diagnosed with disastrous consequences.

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

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Carrying out the wrong treatment

It is reasonable to expect medical professionals to administer the correct treatment. Sadly, this is not always the case and sometimes serious medical conditions are wrongly treated with catastrophic consequences.

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

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Surgery gone wrong

For some people, the thought of surgery seems daunting. Thankfully most procedures are routinely carried out. However, this is not always the case when things go wrong. Poor surgical technique, failing to administer the correct drugs or not following protocols can all have catastrophic consequences.

If your loved one has died because of a lack of duty of care by a surgeon or theatre team you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Pharmacy and prescription errors

Pharmacists and doctors are highly trained professionals, so it is reasonable to expect them to be competent. Unfortunately, this is not always the case as some people are fatally harmed by pharmacy and prescription errors. Failing to read the prescription properly, administering the wrong treatment or giving wrong advice are just some of the failings by doctors and pharmacists.

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

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Delay or failure to refer the patient to a hospital or specialist

Patients can expect doctors to refer them to a specialist or a hospital if necessary. Sadly, this is not always the case and some people are avoidably harmed.

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

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Stillbirth and maternity errors

There are few happier and more memorable times than the birth of a baby. Although midwives and birthing teams aim for prominent levels of care, sadly for some families things go wrong that results in a stillbirth, or a fatality during labour.

If your baby has died because of a lack of duty of care you may be entitled to claim 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