Discover How To File Your Surgical Negligence Claim

There are risks associated with any surgery, and it’s common for patients to feel trepidation when going under the knife. Unfortunately, some surgeries can result in additional injuries due to the negligence of medical institutions or specific doctors. If you feel that you have been affected by a surgical injury caused by malpractice, it’s important to file a surgical negligence claim as soon as possible in order to seek compensation.

Not all surgical injuries are caused by negligence. All surgery involves an element of risk, and patients and their families need to accept that there may be negative consequences during some procedures. However, mistakes as a result of negligence are unacceptable, and, in these cases, patients have a right to receive surgical negligence compensation. Surgical malpractice lawyers can assist with this process and help hold negligent medical practitioners and institutions responsible.

Surgical negligence can arise in a range of situations, such as misdiagnosis, surgical errors, medication errors, and failure to provide appropriate medical care – either during surgery or afterwards. If you feel that you or one of your loved ones has been a victim to negligence during surgery, you can make a surgical negligence claim against the hospital.

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How Can A Surgical Malpractice Lawyer Help Me?

Surgical negligence has the potential to lead to serious or fatal medical injuries. If not fatal, these injuries can sometimes lead to significant medical expenses, time off work or school, or have a detrimental impact to your quality of life. In addition to this, surgical negligence that continues, including poor surgical practices or mistakes, can also lead to other patients becoming ill or injured during the course of their surgeries. Holding hospitals, surgeons, and other practitioners responsible for malpractice can reduce the number of patients affected.

That said, making a surgical negligence claim can difficult to prove. It is up to surgical malpractice lawyers to prove the negligence of surgeons and other medical practitioners. Our skilled surgical malpractice lawyers can help you to understand your rights and navigate the legal process, which can often be daunting.

What Compensation Am I Entitled To?

If you have suffered from negligence, our surgical negligence lawyers can help you to claim things like:

How We Can Help

Our expert lawyers can help you by:

If you believe that you have suffered harm due to surgical negligence, it is important to seek legal advice from a surgical malpractice lawyer as soon as possible. Contact us today to book a free initial consultation. Once you get in touch, we can assist you to seek compensation.

Our surgical negligence lawyers will streamline the claims process and guide you with clear and practical legal advice, improving your chances of making a successful claim. We’ll keep you updated regularly and seek fair compensation for surgical negligence as quickly as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ve probably seen a lot of lawyers use the term ‘No Win, No Fee’. Long story short: you only pay us when you achieve a successful outcome. So if you don’t get paid, we don’t get paid.

Let’s break it down.

  • We start by reviewing your claim in detail and give you a clear assessment of your prospects for success. We’re experts in compensation law, so we can give you an accurate assessment of your claim.
  • Once we’ve established that you should pursue your claim, you can tell us if you want us to proceed as your legal representatives. To formally appoint us as your legal representative, you will enter into a ‘Conditional Costs Agreement’ with us. This is a legal contract that sets out the likely costs of running your claim based on our fees, as well as the rights and responsibilities of you as the client and us as your legal representatives.
  • We’ll explain it clearly and thoroughly, with as little legal speak as possible – we promise you’ll understand it completely.
  • Importantly, this agreement will set out the ‘No Win, No Fee’ arrangement in black and white. This specifies that you will not pay us anything if your claim is not successful. Our ‘No Win, No Fee’ agreement also covers you for disbursements, or outlays. These are expenses that we may need to pay to progress your claim, including medical reports, expert witness fees and barristers’ fees.
  • In certain circumstances, you may be required to pay the other party’s legal costs if you are unsuccessful.
  • Remember, your success rests on you providing us with an honest, comprehensive account of all matters relevant to your claim.

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