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Make a medical negligence claim

If you suffer an injury caused by medical negligence, it can have a devastating impact not just on your own lifestyle, but on your whole family’s way of life too. At what may be a particularly distressing time, you want to be sure you can count on expert help. That's where we come in.

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Experts in medical negligence claims

Making a medical negligence claim can be a daunting process with many questions like how much compensation for medical negligence you might be entitled to.

To be successful, you need professional support and guidance on your side. We can advise you on the best steps to take, what medical negligence compensation amounts you might expect and then help you through the whole process with the aim of obtaining this so you can start to rebuild your life.

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Help with all types of medical negligence claims

From acquired brain injuries and dental negligence, to birth injuries and spinal injuries, our team of expert medical negligence solicitors have an exhaustive experience of medical negligence claims and compensation. Whatever you need to claim for, we know how best to go about it.

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Amputation claims
You may have had to undergo an amputation following a traumatic impact resulting from an accident, or as a result of medical negligence. If so, we can help you secure compensation to get your life back on track.
Birth injury claims
Our specialist team of solicitors work hard to achieve justice and recompense when you or those close to you have suffered serious injuries, before or during birth, or in the first few days and weeks of your child’s life.
Brain injury claims
Few things could be more distressing and potentially debilitating than when you or a loved one suffers a head or brain injury. So if you’re considering a brain injury compensation claim, you’ll want to make sure you have all the necessary support and advice from an expert team of solicitors who understand what you might be going through.
Cancer claims
If you or a loved one suffers from cancer, early diagnosis is vital if you’re to have the best chance of survival. So when initial signs are missed due to someone’s negligence you may be denied the best chance of returning to health. If that’s the case, we can help you make a cancer misdiagnosis compensation claim.
Cardiac negligence claims
If you, or your loved ones, have experienced cardiac negligence it is vital you have the best help and support on your side.
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Cauda equina syndrome claims
Cauda equina syndrome is devastating, especially if caused by a delay in diagnosis or a surgical error. If you have developed cauda equina syndrome as a result of a delay or through substandard care, you may have a claim for medical negligence.
Cosmetic surgery claims
When cosmetic surgery goes wrong you may be left with both physical and emotional scars you weren’t prepared for, as well as a financial burden to get it fixed. For many, the best approach is to seek compensation for negligent cosmetic surgery.
Dental negligence claims
Even the simplest of dental procedures can go wrong. If this is the case for you, you may have found it a traumatic experience resulting in pain, suffering and the need for further dental treatment.
Erb’s palsy claims
Our specialist Erb's palsy solicitors are here to help you get the compensation you deserve when your child has been injured due to negligence at birth.
Fatal injury claims
If you’ve lost a loved one it will undoubtedly be a very distressing time for you and your family. This is especially the case if you believe the death occurred as a result of an accident or due to substandard care.
Group B Strep (GBS) claims
If your child has experienced injury as a result of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) infection, our specialist solicitors can help you seek compensation.
GP negligence claims
Your family GP is normally the first port of call when you’re worried about your health. However, sometimes things can go wrong. If your GP lets you down then we can investigate what went wrong and seek redress on your behalf.
Hospital negligence claims
When you’ve received medical treatment in hospital that’s gone wrong or led to unexpected complications and injury it is likely to have had a significant impact on your life. If this is the case, our medical negligence solicitors can help obtain you compensation for your injuries and any financial losses.
Inquest solicitors
When a loved one dies an inquest provides an opportunity to have your questions answered. Our dedicated solicitors are here to help find the answers you need.
Orthopaedic negligence claims
Negligent orthopaedic treatment may have led to additional pain, as well as delay in your recovery or even the need for additional surgery. If so, we can help.
Pressure sore claims
Pressure sores, known as pressure ulcers, bed sores or decubitus ulcers, arise as a result of pressure or friction. They typically arise from a period of immobility, for example following surgery or illness.
Scoliosis surgery claims
If you have experienced an injury as a result of negligent scoliosis surgery, we can help you get the compensation you deserve.
Sepsis negligence claims
An injury caused by sepsis could be temporary or life changing – either way, if the condition was missed due to negligence, you may have a claim for compensation.
Spinal surgery negligence claims
Sometimes poor outcomes occur even with the best possible care during and after spinal surgery. Occasionally though they result from negligent treatment, which may give rise to a claim for compensation – in which case, we can help.
Weight loss surgery claims
Weight loss surgery (or bariatric surgery) is a major event that will change your life. Unfortunately, things can go wrong and if your operation has not been a success, you might want to seek compensation to get the support you need. If so, we can help.

“I would recommend you to anyone who needs help and advice with medical law as I found you easy to talk to and you went through all the options I could take and nothing was too much trouble”.

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Understanding your medical negligence claim

Our expert team will help you understand what constitutes medical negligence, and whether you can make a claim.

We can also explain what level of damages and how much compensation for medical negligence you can expect should your claim be successful.

Our team sees a claim both as an opportunity to secure the future for you (and/or your family) and to throw a spotlight on vital patient safety lessons for medical institutions, avoiding further instances of substandard care.

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How to claim for negligent medical treatment

Your medical negligence claims and compensation is our priority. As medical negligence solicitors, we’ve been helping clients make successful claims for decades, and pride ourselves on getting to grips with the complex needs of every case to deliver a speedy resolution. You can count on us for specialist knowledge, unparalleled commitment and a down-to-earth approach.

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Our solicitors act for clients across England & Wales, however we do also have a number of offices in which you can come and see us:

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