ENT services claims
When mistakes are made in respect of ENT services (ears, nose and throat) it can cause additional suffering, If you’ve suffered an injury as a result of medical negligence, Slater and Gordon’s specialist legal experts can help get the compensation you deserve.
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When do ENT services become a case for medical negligence?
ENT is a specialist area dealing with all injuries and illnesses relating to your ears, nose and throat. If errors have been made by an ENT specialist or your GP when dealing with an ENT problem, and that problem gets worse, or you develop another condition, as a result of those mistakes, you may have a case for medical negligence.
What are the most common ENT illnesses and surgeries?
There many types of ENT illnesses and surgeries. The most common include:
- Parotid surgery
- Adenoid surgery
- Tonsil surgery, adult or child
- Nose surgery
- Head and neck cancer
- Snoring and apnoea
What are the most common ENT mistakes that can lead to medical negligence?
Our medical negligence solicitors have secured compensation for many clients in regards to a variety of different types of ENT services. Common reasons for medical claims include:
- Risks haven't been explained properly
- Neglecting the patient
- Lack of precautionary measures
- Clinical error
- Lack of instructions regarding after-care
ENT treatments can sometimes cause problems that can't always be connected to a mistake of the surgeon or another medical professional. However, we've helped clients to win compensation in the following negligence cases:
- Nerve damage
- Hearing loss
- Mistreatment in the inner ear, causing tinnitus
- Blood clots
- Asymmetry in the appearance of the ears
- Decreased sense of smell
How do I make a medical negligence claim for ENT errors?
Our medical negligence team are one of the best in the country and are highly ranked in independent legal guides, Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. The team is highly experienced in dealing with negligent ENT claims and can provide you with the best possible service, not only ensuring that you get the best outcome to your case, but can ensure you get the treatment and additional support you need to assist with your recovery. Visit our or our for further information on how to make a claim.
Can I change my solicitors to Slater and Gordon?
If you or a family member have been seriously impacted by medical negligence, and you feel that you're not getting the specialist legal advice you need from your current solicitor, we'll be happy to discuss switching your case to Slater and Gordon. Simply call our experts on or .
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I cannot recommend Slater and Gordon enough, throughout the entire period of the case, all the staff have been both very professional, and supportive. Mr Q (medical negligence client)
I just wanted to say thank you so much for everything Slater and Gordon have done to fight this case for us. I appreciate it has involved a lot of people. Please can you also thank the expert witnesses who have provided their expertise and help. Mr and Mrs H (medical negligence client)
Kept informed regularly as to how my claim was going, prompt replies to any questions I had, excellent customer service at all times. Excellent service from all staff that have been involved in my claim. Ms S (medical negligence client)