Clinical and medical negligence claims are very varied. However, some common types of claim include:
• Delay in diagnosis, misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose
• Incorrectly prescribed medicines
• Mistakes during surgery
• Failure to adequately warn of the risks of treatment
• Substandard cosmetic surgery
• Pressure or bed sores
• Defective products, such as hip joints and other implants
• Birth injuries
• Poor dental care
We understand that when a birth does not go to plan it can have devastating and life-changing consequences for the baby and family. Birth injury claims are often extremely complex; this is a specialist area of law and it is therefore important that you have the best possible legal representation. Our birth injury unit is managed by the head of the clinical negligence team, who has many years’ experience of working with well-established experts, in order to achieve the right outcome for each individual. We also work closely with support groups who understand the practical needs and difficulties imposed upon families.
We have settled numerous cases and achieved significant awards of damages for our clients in this area of legal practice. For full details of the procedure involved in these claims, timescales and costs or advice generally, we would be pleased to provide initial advice, free of charge.
If you or someone you know has experienced poor medical care, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to discuss your concerns with you.