Accident & Emergency Departments provide a vital service in the most difficult circumstances. When things go wrong the errors can be catastrophic; that's when it's time to call Slater & Gordon Lawyers on freephone 0800 916 9049 or contact us online.
98% of our Medical Negligence Claims are funded through a Conditional Fee Agreement, which is more commonly known as a ‘No Win, No Fee’ agreement.
We offer a free consultation to help you understand whether or not you have a claim for compensation. We also offer home and hospital visits particularly for people who cannot attend our offices.
The first step is to provide our Medical Negligence Solicitors with the details of what happened to you; as this helps to determine how successful your A&E claim is likely to be.
Slater & Gordon Lawyers have many years experience securing compensation for negligent errors in Hospital A&E departments. We can offer immediate representation and rehabilitation support anywhere in England, Wales & Scotland from our offices in London, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Milton Keynes, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Sheffield, Newcastle, Wakefield, Cambridge; or from our meeting rooms in Bramhall, Cheshire.
Compensation Claims for A&E Errors
Despite A&E departments being high-pressure environments, you are still entitled to a high standard of care. When this care falls short, and it can be proved to have resulted in you suffering an additional injury or illness, you can claim compensation against the A&E department by contacting our Medical Negligence Solicitors that specialise in A&E claims.
A&E Diagnosis Errors
Some A&E mistakes occur due to failures, errors or delays in making a diagnosis. Recent compensation claims include:
• Mistakes in taking a patient’s history
• Not examining a patient properly or noting their symptoms
• Not carrying out correct investigations including X-rays, scans and blood tests
• Misinterpreting the results, many A&E errors arise from failing to read X-rays correctly
• A&E Failing to admit patients; sending them home instead.
A&E Treatment Errors
Some A&E mistakes occur due to not treating a condition correctly. Recent compensation claims include:
• Incorrect treatment
• Failing to note deterioration
• Not operating
• Mistakes during surgery
• Inadequate care after operations
• Patient neglect.
Our Medical Negligence Solicitors regularly recover compensation for patients after mistakes in hospital have caused damage through failure to diagnose. The conditions missed include:
• Aortic aneurysm
• Cauda Equina Syndrome.
Call our Clinical & Medical Negligence Solicitors on freephone 0800 916 9049 or start your compensation claim online and we'll call you.
Solicitors at Slater & Gordon Lawyers are members of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel, Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA), the UK charity for patient safety and justice, and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).
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