Spinal Injury Claims Specialists

Making a Spinal Injury Negligence Compensation Claim

Serious spinal Injures are traumatic, life-changing events, sadly, some are caused by negligent medical care.

Serious spinal Injures are traumatic, life-changing events, sadly, some are caused by negligent medical care.

If you or a loved one has suffered because of a lack of duty of care, the SeriousMedicalInjury.com specialist solicitor panel could help with a no win no fee compensation claim.

Types of Claims We Assist With

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

  • Failed or delayed diagnosis
  • Not carrying out treatment or a delay in treatment  
  • Carrying out the wrong treatment 
  • Failure to refer or delay in referring to a hospital
  • Performing botched surgery 
  • Not monitoring the patient appropriately
  • Failure to obtain consent
  • Mishandling patients and transportation errors

Medical failures associated with spinal injuries can result in serious, life-changing injuries. If you have suffered because of a lack of duty of care 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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Spinal Injury Claims We Assist With:

Failed or delayed diagnosis

Doctors normally give careful consideration to neck and spinal injuries. Unfortunately, this is not always the case when the diagnosis is delayed or even failed. Errors of this magnitude can be serious and life-changing, with much longer recovery time needed, the opportunity to carry out successful treatment missed and permanent injury or disability.

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

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Not treating or delayed treatment

Patients who sustain a neck or spinal injury should expect the utmost care from medical professionals. Unfortunately, this is not always the case as failures such as delayed treatment and even failing to carry out treatment occur. This can result in catastrophic, life-changing consequences.

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

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Failure to refer or delay in referring to a hospital

GP's and other medical professionals normally refer patients to a hospital to assist with the diagnosis and treatment of many conditions. Unfortunately, sometimes things go wrong and patients are not referred or the referral is delayed. This might result in the patient's health is made worse, serious injury or even paralysis.

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

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Carrying out the wrong treatment

Patients can expect a doctor to carry out the right treatment especially if it involves the neck or spine. Normally this is the case, however, sometimes patients suffer serious or catastrophic harm when given the wrong treatment, resulting in severe injury or disability.

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

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Performing botched or wrongful surgery

It takes great faith to go under a surgeon's knife. Neurosurgeons normally perform complex and delicate operations, although most are routinely completed, this is not always the case. Sadly, sometimes surgery goes wrong including performing procedures with a poor surgical technique, operating on the wrong body part or carry out unnecessary surgery.

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

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Failure to adequately monitor a patient following surgery

Medical professionals understand the importance of suitably monitoring patients post-surgery. Good aftercare helps to prevent infection or identify complications early and assists the patient make a satisfactory recovery. Normally this is the case, but not always, with some patients suffering avoidable harm or disability following unacceptable standards of care.

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

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Failure to obtain informed consent

It is a legal requirement for a surgeon to make the patient aware of the risks and alternative treatments before they undergo surgery, this is known as 'informed consent'. This process enables the patient with pertinent information to help them decide whether to go through with the operation or not. Sadly some patients are unnecessarily harmed when surgery has gone wrong where had they been properly informed beforehand they may never have consented to the procedure.

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

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Mishandling patients and transportation errors

To avoid making neck or spinal injuries worse nurses, porters and ambulance staff diligently move patients. Although this is normally the case it is not everyone's experience as some people suffer unnecessary harm when inappropriately moved or transported. This could mean a patient requires further treatment or the injuries become more serious, even permanent.

If you or a loved one has suffered serious spinal complications 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