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If you feel your doctor was negligent in dealing with you, call our Medical Negligence Solicitors for a free consultation on freephone 0800 916 9049 or start your claim online and we will call you.
98% of our Clinical & Medical Negligence Claims are funded by a No Win, No Fee agreement, which is formally called a Conditional Fee Agreement. This means there is no financial risk to you.
GPs manage day-to-day problems and, although they are not usually specialists, they should know when to refer a patient to a more specialist doctor. Unfortunately, sometimes GPs make mistakes and these mistakes can be devastating.
Slater and Gordon Lawyers can provide immediate legal representation and rehabilitation support anywhere in the UK from our offices in Newcastle, London, Manchester, Ashton-Under Lyne, Liverpool, Chester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Preston, Wakefield and Wrexham.
Solicitors at Slater and 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).
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) is putting guidelines in place to help GPs provide treatment and make referrals. Failure to follow those guidelines can result in negligent treatment, including:
• Failing to diagnose meningitis
• Failing to diagnose brain haemorrhage
• Failing to refer a patient for cancer investigations
• Failing to make planned referrals
• Prescribing the wrong medication/misprescriptions
• Failing to diagnose unstable angina, leading to cardiac arrest.
Our Medical Negligence Solicitors have secured compensation in many different types of negligence claims against doctors, surgeons and GPs. It's important to choose lawyers with the specialist expertise to help you. We have a track record of expertise in successfully handling GP negligence claims, and will be able to advise you on No Win No Fee and any time constraints within which you have to bring a GP negligence claim.