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If you or a member of your family suffered from negligent treatment in hospital, 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.
Our Hospital Negligence Solicitors can provide immediate legal representation and rehabilitation support anywhere in England, Scotland & Wales.
We offer hospital and home visits for people who cannot attend one of our offices in London, Manchester, Watford, Liverpool, Chester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Preston, Wakefield and Wrexham.
Most hospital treatment in the UK is good, but things can go wrong. Hospital errors can make the stressful experience of having to go into hospital much worse. Slater and Gordon has a large team of expert medical negligence Lawyers that have won tens of millions of pounds in compensation for people who suffered from medical negligence. We are one of the largest personal injury law firms in the UK.
Sometimes doctors make mistakes by failing to diagnose a health problem, diagnosing the wrong condition (misdiagnosis) or delaying the diagnosis. These hospital errors can cause serious damage and injury, and common mistakes include:
• Failing to take a patient’s history into account
• Failing to examine a patient properly or to note all their symptoms
• Failing to carry out the right investigations (including X-rays, scans and blood tests)
• Failing to interpret investigations properly
• Making administrative errors.
Sometimes doctors make mistakes in treating a condition, and common types of compensation claims include:
• Failing to give the correct treatment
• Failing to notice when patients get worse
• Failing to operate when necessary
• Making errors in surgery
• Failing to provide adequate care after surgery
Expert legal advice is just one freephone call away.
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).