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Barrow-in-Furness Medical Negligence Solicitors – No Win No Fee Claims Guide

Barrow-in-Furness Medical Negligence Solicitors

Barrow-in-Furness Medical Negligence Solicitors

This is a comprehensive guide to No Win No Fee Barrow-in-Furness medical negligence claims. Deciding to make a medical negligence claim can be a tough decision, it can be a daunting prospect and many people feel that financially they may not be able to to do this. By pursuing a claim for an injury or illness caused by a medical professional may not always be an option funds from a compensation claim may be needed for future medical care and such financial damages may be compulsory in order to continue with your life. Thankfully, Legal Expert has the ideal solution for you. We offer all medical negligence cases a No Win, No Fee solicitor, ensuring you don’t suffer financially if your claim is an unsuccessful one. You can find out all about how our service works later in the guide. First, though, we are going to discuss making a claim for medical negligence in Barrow-in-Furness. We will explain how to find the right solicitor for your case, as well as providing details regarding the different types of claims we handle.

It is important to establish whether you have a case for medical negligence and you can do so by asking the following questions…

  • Were you injured in the last three years by a medical professional?
  • Did you receive medical attention?
  • Was the accident through no fault of your own?

If you answered ‘yes’ to these three questions, you should definitely explore your chances of a successful compensation claim further with Barrow-in-Furness medical negligence solicitors or those based elsewhere in the country that cover this area. There are many different scenarios that could apply to you. You may have suffered due to a late diagnosis, a surgical error, or any other situation where you became injured that wasn’t your fault, or you could have been injured because of your dentist pulling out the wrong truth. If you need more information on the different negligence cases we handle get in touch with Legal Expert. We will give you an honest answer regarding the probability of your claim being a successful one.

As mentioned, you don’t need to be concerned about suffering financially if your claim is unsuccessful. This is because we provide you with a No Win, No Fee solicitor. This means you don’t have to pay anything upfront for our service. You will be represented by an experienced lawyer throughout the claim process. If your case proves to be unsuccessful, you don’t have to pay anything for the solicitor’s service. Not only does this minimise risk on your part, but it also ensures you benefit from the best possible service as well. After all, we want your claim to be successful just as much as you do. You can reach us on 0800 073 8804. But first, make sure you discover everything you need to know about making a claim for medical negligence.

How To Find A Specialist Medical Negligence Solicitor

From road traffic accidents to injuries that have occurred due to a faulty product, there is no end to the different scenarios that can lead to someone requiring the services of an accident solicitor. If you find yourself in this position, it is imperative that you choose a solicitor with care. We advise that you use a solicitor that has a vast amount of experience, a solicitor with knowledge in the field you are claiming compensation in, i.e. medical negligence. If you take a look on the Internet, you will see that you have an abundance of options to choose from, which is why we have put together some key pieces of advice on finding a solicitor for you.

  • No Win, No Fee – There is only one place to begin, and this is with the fact that using a No Win, No Fee solicitor reduces any financial risk. What does this mean? Well, you will only have to pay legal fees to your solicitor if he or she manages to secure compensation for you. This is beneficial for a number of reasons. Firstly, the financial risk that is typically associated with making a personal injury case is eliminated. Not only this, but you do not need to make a huge upfront payment to start the claim process and you can be confident of a better service because the solicitor is actually going to be impacted by the outcome of your case.
  • Experience – When it comes to something as critical as securing compensation, it is imperative to choose a solicitor that has a considerable amount of experience in the industry and a good track record for successfully securing compensation. You also want to be sure that the solicitor has experience in handling cases that are similar to yours. Therefore, if you have been injured because of a misdiagnosis, ask the solicitor what experience he or she has in these claims.
  • Reputation – Last but not least, you should take the time to read reviews that have been left by previous customers to see what they have had to say about the service they have experienced. If most clients have been unhappy, you can be sure that they will have taken to the Internet to warn others from making the same mistake.

Should I Use A Local Legal Firm?

It is not always imperative to use the services of a solicitor based in Barrow in Furness, despite popular belief. In fact, you can work with medical negligence solicitors covering Barrow-in-Furness that are based anywhere in the UK, enabling you to select the right solicitor rather than the nearest.

Although we are not based in Barrow-in-Furness we cover all of the UK and can assist you with your medical negligence claim, we have specialist doctors who we can appoint in your area when it comes to your medical assessment.

Below, you can see an example of one of the medical experts in the area that you might see for your claim…

NameExpert’s AddressTownPostal Code
Alba Sanchez MascunanoCETAD, County AvenueBailriggLA1 4YD

Use Solicitors Who Are Rated And Reviewed

Reading reviews can be helpful. It can give you a great insight into what other people have thought about the service they received. We advise you use an independent ‘review my solicitor’ platform. You can also read reviews form solicitors own website. Moreover, while such comments are helpful, talking to experts (e.g. Legal expert) can provide people with extra information.

Medical Negligence Claims Our Expert Team Handles

You will probably want to know whether we handle the sort of medical negligence claim you have been involved in. The truth is that we are able to provide our services for all clinical negligence cases. It does not matter what sort of situation has occurred or how you have been injured or contracted an illness as long as you have a valid claim we have the experience to help. In the sections below, we have put together some introductory information regarding the different types of claims we handle. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. It merely gives you a snapshot. If you cannot find your type of case below, you can still claim. Just give us a call for more details.

Misdiagnosis And Negligent Treatment Of Cancer

Medical negligence cancer diagnosis claims can be very traumatic and devastating. This is because the consequences of mistakes when it comes to cancer treatment can often be very severe, and in some cases, fatal. In most cases, negligence occurs because cancer has not been diagnosed correctly. It has either been diagnosed late or has been misdiagnosed. This can cause treatment to be started late, meaning the cancer spreads and gets worse. Moreover, negligence can happen if treatment is not given properly or the incorrect treatment is provided. No matter what has happened, you can contact us today to find out more about making a claim.

Trauma Or Negligence During Childbirth

We can also help you to claim for negligence during birth. Again, this can be incredibly traumatic. Negligence during childbirth can often result in the baby suffering lifelong symptoms. This can be very hard for the parents to come to terms with. It is important to make sure you get the compensation you need so that your child can get the care required throughout his or her life. Of course, we can also help you to make a claim if it is the mother who has sustained injuries during childbirth. In some cases, both the mother and the baby can be injured. No matter what has happened, if you have experienced negligent treatment, whether in Barrow-in-Furness or elsewhere in the UK, we can handle your case for you.

General Practice Doctor (GP) Medical Negligence

Do you want to make a GP negligence claim? When you are feeling unwell, you rely on your GP to diagnose and treat the issue. If your GP makes an error or acts negligently, it can have a negative impact to say the least. After all, this could mean that you go home assuming everything is fine when, in fact, your GP has missed some critical symptoms. It could also mean that you set about on the wrong course of treatment – a treatment that is ineffective, or worse, makes your symptoms greater. No matter what has happened, if you believe your GP has failed to take your concerns seriously, has missed some serious symptoms, or has misdiagnosed something, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Care And Nursing Home Negligence Or Malpractice

There is nothing more distressing than seeing someone you love in pain or being treated badly. We can help you to claim nurse home negligence compensation, whether for yourself or for someone you love. You can call us today for more information on nursing home negligence statute of limitations. There are lots of different types of cases when it comes to care and nursing home negligence. For example, there are those that suffer on a medical basis, they have been given the wrong medication. There are then those that suffer abuse at the hands of someone working at the care home. While these cases are rare, we know that they do happen from the stories that have been in the news over the past few years. If abuse or mistreatment has occurred, we can help you to get the compensation you deserve. The three year time limit does not always apply in such circumstances, so please do not assume that you cannot claim. It is highly likely that you will be able to.

Dental Malpractice Or Negligence

A lot of people assume that medical negligence only relates to hospitals and doctor’s surgeries. This is not the case. We have secured high dental negligence awards for mistakes made by dentists and poor dentistry standards. There are, again, many different ways that dental malpractice or negligence could happen. Perhaps the dentist working on your teeth has made the injury worse or has removed the wrong tooth? Perhaps he or she failed to spot the signs of oral cancer? Maybe you suffered an infection because of poor hygiene standards? No matter the scenario, call us today for more information about making a claim.

Hospital Malpractice Or Negligence

We can make NHS compensation claims nation wide, as well as claims against private hospitals too. We also cover all types of compensation claims. This includes everything to claiming for medical malpractice for a hospital acquired infection to claiming for errors made during surgery. No matter what has happened, if you have experienced negligent treatment, whether in Barrow on Furness or elsewhere in the UK, we can handle your case for you. We can ensure you get the compensation you need to cover your treatment and any out-of-pocket expenses you may have experienced too.

Figures Showing Medical Negligence Claims Against The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

In the table below, you can find details regarding the number of medical negligence claims that were received by the NHS Trust in the area. You can also view the total sum of payments that were made. Please note that this only refers to compensation paid out by the NHS. There are no statistics available for private hospitals and medical centres at present.

TrustClaims Received 2015/ 16Number of Incident 2015/ 16Payments Made
Brent Clinical Commissioning Group82104£11,276,842

No Win No Fee Medical Malpractice And Negligence Claims

Do you want to make a compensation claim yet you are worried about the cost of medical negligence solicitors covering Barrow-in-Furness? You are not alone. There are so many people in the UK that would have been entitled to compensation yet they never made a claim because they did not feel they could afford the solicitors’ charges. Not only this but they were worried about the risk of making a claim; they did not want to end up in a position where they had spent a fortune on making a claim only for it then to be unsuccessful. But, don’t fret, as it is not all doom and gloom. There is another option available to you, as you will discover below.

The other option that we are referring to is a No Win, No Fee medical negligence solicitor. This is someone who works to a payment structure whereby you only need to pay legal fees if your case is a success. This reduces the risk that is associated with making a claim by a huge degree. If you were to go for a solicitor that charges by the hour, there is always the chance that you would find yourself in the position that was mentioned earlier, i.e. having spent a lot of money and getting nothing in return.

The nature of this payment structure leads to a number of knock-on benefits. For example, you are much more likely to experience a high-quality service. This is because the solicitor in question is going to be impacted by the outcome of your case. Therefore, you can be confident that they will be putting in the hours and doing all they can to ensure that your case is a success.

It is also worth noting that a No Win, No Fee solicitor will not waste your time. Unlike traditional solicitors, they have nothing to gain by simply taking on any case irrespective of the strength of it. Therefore, if they do not believe your claim is likely to be a success, they will tell you.

Speak To Us Today

Starting a claim is easy with Legal Expert. All you need to do is dial 0800 073 8804 and you will speak to one of our friendly and experienced advisers. We can also help you if you simply have a few questions. No matter how big or small your requirements are, we are here to assist. There are plenty of ways to get in touch too, from live chat to email. We look forward to hearing from you and assisting in any manner we can.

Local Healthcare Services And Helpful Resources

Legal Expert Links

General advice on medical negligence – Our guide shows how to claim.

Dental negligence – Negligence at the dentist? Read our guide.

Local hospital, GP and dentist in this Barrow on Furness


Furness General Hospital

Dalton Lane



LA14 4LF

Tel: 01229 870870


Private hospital

Market Street

Barrow in Furness


LA14 2LR

Tel: 01229 822205



Winchester Street

Barrow in Furness


LA13 9SH

Tel: 01229 820304



31 Oxford Street

Barrow in Furness


LA14 5QJ

Tel: 01229 829953



Edited by Melissa.

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