Medical Equipment Failure Compensation

Whether you are being treated in a hospital, a surgery or simply by your local GP, medical equipment is one element that you will rely on heavily to ensure that you are nursed back to health in an efficient manner and as such it's really important that it's functioning correctly. Although in many situations medical equipment can help to save your life, there are also situations where this won't happen and as such you could actually be left with far more serious injuries than before.

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Medical equipment requires routine maintenance and check-ups to ensure that it's functioning correctly and if you feel that your healthcare professional has failed to do this, then you could consider making a compensation claim against them.

What are some medical equipment failure injuries that I could claim for?

The failure of medical equipment to perform means that you could be given inaccurate readings which could lead to incorrect medical procedures being carried out which in turn can damage your health. There are a number of injuries which can be sustained through this but most likely it will lead to an overdose perhaps in medication or pain due to a failure to administer the appropriate treatment. It can also lead to the significant worsening of existing symptoms. 

What are some common situations where I may consider a claim?

Some situations where you may consider making a claim of this type include:

  • Claiming for a failed heart rate monitor
  • Claiming for a failed thermometer or temperature gauge
  • Claiming for a faulty needle which fails to correctly inject you
  • Claims for a faulty drip
  • Claims for inadequate maintenance of equipment.

Are Manners Pimblett able to help me with this compensation claim?

At Manners Pimblett we are committed to ensuring that you receive the of compensation that you are entitled to. Our team will work around the clock to ensure that you get what you need in a professional and personal manner. To find out more about how we can help, contact the team today on 0845 077 0772. 

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