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Compensation claims for surgical negligence
Surgical negligence
Surgical negligence

Compensation claims for surgical negligence

In the UK millions of surgical procedures are carried out each year in both the NHS and the private sector. In the vast majority of cases the surgery goes to plan, and the patient makes a full and satisfactory recovery.

There are however occasions where the procedure goes wrong as a result of negligence, and in cases like these a surgical negligence compensation claim may be justified.

Types of surgical negligence claim

There are a variety of problems that can occur as a result of mistakes during surgery or poor post-operative after-care. At Thorneycroft Solicitors our specialist team have recovered compensation for many reasons including:

  • Anaesthetic awareness
  • Internal damage to organs
  • Infected wounds
  • Keyhole surgery (to any part of the body)
  • Nerve damage
  • Objects left inside patients after surgery
  • Unnecessary surgery
  • Consent issues
  • Surgical complications
  • Poor surgical technique

Expert surgical negligence solicitors

The area of surgical negligence claims is a highly complex one and it is vital that you choose the right solicitor. At Thorneycroft Solicitors our clinical negligence team have extensive experience dealing with such cases and work with the country’s leading medical care experts to ensure that we only offer the very best legal advice.

If you or a loved one has been affected by surgical negligence and find the thought of taking legal action daunting, call our team to discuss the viability of your claim. We will look after you every step of the way.

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