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NHS Negligence Claims

NHS negligence claims

Have you suffered accidental injuries as a result of NHS medical negligence? If you have received negligent treatment at the hands of any NHS professionals then you may be elible to make a full NHS negligence claim.

In general UK hospitals are normally very clean and managed to the highest possible standards to avoid further injury to patients. However there are occasions when mistakes do happen which can leave the patient with serious injuries, disability and or result in death.

If you have been injured as a result of NHS negligence, our team of specialist medical solicitors can help. Our legal team are experienced in all areas of NHS negligence claims and can help you get the compensation you deserve.

Types of NHS negligence claims

There are a number of circumstance for filing for NHS negligence compensation including:

  • Failure to diagnose a serious illness or injury
  • Incorrect diagnosis of a serious illness or injury
  • Prescribed the wrong medication
  • Brain injury
  • Failing to provide treatments at the correct times
  • Administering a high dose of medication
  • A surgeon may slip while operating

How to sue the NHS for negligence

Suing an organisation like the NHS is not simple, there are many steps to take when making a claim such as:

  • Make sure you contact a specialist NHS solicitor as soon as possible
  • Make a formal complaint to the accused NHS medical professional
  • Make sure that you have all your NHS medical records correctly in place
  • Make sure you have filed your compensation claim within three years of the incident

If you feel you have a strong enough case to file for an NHS medical negligence claim then speak to our NHS negliegence solicitors today. Once we have reviewed the details of your case we will approach your NHS hospital and ask them whether they accept full responsibility and are willing to pay the full compensation for the mistreatment and negligence you have suffered. If they decline, our legal team will progress with court proceedings on your behalf.

Compensation for NHS negligence claims may include:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Medical and legal expenses
  • Loss of income
  • Loss of employment
  • Loss of quality of life
  • Private medical care costs
  • Disability
  • Loss of fertility
  • Disfigurement
  • Loss of a loved one

Free NHS negligence legal advice

Thorneycroft Solicitors have acted on behalf of many clients across Macclesfield, Cheshire and Manchester. No matter how minor or major your NHS negligence claim, our goal is to offer a service that delivers results. If you believe you have suffered an injury due to NHS medical negligence then you could be entitled to a substantial compensation pay out.

Our solicitors offer a free initial interview in order to review your specific circumstances and assess the viability of your claim.