There are commanly now referred to as Clinical negligence claims. (Any reference to medical negligence on this website, now means Clinical negligence.)

Being unwell or in need of treatment or surgery can often be a frightening and unpleasant ordeal for those involved. We are required to put our trust in those appointed to practice medicine or surgery upon us and we do not expect to suffer further as a result of negligence.

If you think you may have been the victim of medical negligence and have suffered because of it, then you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

Examples of medical negligence

Claims for medical negligence compensation can be varied, but the following incidences are cases that have gone through the courts in recent years, with substantial compensation being awarded in each case.

What could a compensation claim for medical negligence cover?

A claim for medical negligence could cover:

Is there anything else I need to know about a medical negligence claim?

You need to be aware that this is a highly specialised area of law. Medical negligence cases are almost always fiercely defended by the accused and their insurers. It is therefore essential you seek first class legal advice before proceeding with a claim.

That is where Manners Pimblett comes in. We are experts in the field of medical negligence cases and have a proven track record. So contact one of our experts and we will quickly be able to tell you whether you have a valid claim for compensation.

Just remember, the injury must have been discovered in the past three years. However there are a few exceptions to this rule, if:

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