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Newcastle Medical Negligence Solicitors No Win No Fee

By Mary Mariot. Last Updated 4th May 2022. Have you’ve been harmed in the Newcastle area because of medical negligence? Do you have access to proof that this has occurred? If so, you may be eligible to claim compensation. In this guide, we advise on hiring medical negligence solicitors for Newcastle claims. We’ll talk about how you might go about finding one and what they will do for you. We’ll also explain how one of our own solicitors could help you and earn their fee in the process. When our solicitors take on a case, they do so on a No Win No Fee basis. We’ll also explain in this guide how such an agreement works.

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Newcastle Medical Negligence Solicitors

Firstly, let us explain what constitutes medical negligence. It refers to action or inaction that does not follow the accepted standard of medical care. Such mistreatment of a patient can lead to their condition worsening or even the creation of new health issues. The medical professionals treating and diagnosing you have a duty to provide you with a good standard of care. If they are seen as not having lived up to this standard, then you may want to consult a solicitor to help prove that this was the case and earn compensation.

How to Find the Right Medical Negligence Lawyers For Newcastle Claims

If you decide you want to start a medical negligence claim and you want a solicitor to support you, then you’ll want to make your selection with care. Choosing the right solicitor can be the difference between getting compensation or missing out on it. It can also have an influence on how much money you may receive.

When making a medical negligence claim, we’d always recommend picking a solicitor who has experience in handling this type of case before. If you choose a solicitor that does not have experience in this field of personal injury compensation, they could make an error that compromises the case.

Read Reviews of Newcastle Solicitors

When trying to find the best solicitor in Newcastle for your case, it is a good idea to read reviews that have been left by previous clients. This will give you a great insight into the level of service provided by the firm.

You should also talk to your family and friends who have previously used medical negligence solicitors for Newcastle claims. This will all help you to build up a good picture regarding the medical compensation lawyers that are available. You’re welcome to contact our advisors online or by phone to speak about your potential case. Our legal specialists will be able to provide you with the extra information necessary to choose the right solicitor for your case. Provided our advisors find you have a solid case, they could connect you with one of our own qualified lawyers to support your claim.

Should I use Local Solicitors?

In the current day and age, you aren’t required to choose medical negligence solicitors in Newcastle. You can branch further afield if you wish. Such services are provided nationwide and you can easily keep in touch with your solicitor via video messaging, phone calls, texts, and emails. You won’t experience any less of a service if you opt for a solicitor that is based a bit further afield.

Why Should I Use Medical Negligence Solicitors For Newcastle?

If you have suffered harm in a medical setting, you must be able to prove that a medical professional failed to provide the correct standard of care. You must also prove that you sustained harm as a result of the substandard care you receive. In doing so, you may be able to seek compensation.

In order to prove medical negligence, you must obtain evidence. However, it may seem complex. As such, you could benefit from hiring Newcastle personal injury solicitors to help you obtain relevant evidence to strengthen your case. For example, they could arrange for you to attend a medical assessment. The assessment is completed by an independent medical professional who can assess the full extent of the harm you sustained. Furthermore, they can produce a report which can be used to help when valuing how much your claim is worth.

A solicitor can arrange for you to attend this medical exam in an area local to you.

These are services our solicitors can offer on a No Win No Fee basis. Call us for more information on the number at the top of the page.

What Medical Negligence Claims Does Our Newcastle Team Help With?

At Legal Expert, we cover a wide range of medical negligence claims all across the region. This includes NHS medical negligence and GP negligence claims. You can find out more about each claim type below.

Hospital Clinical Negligence Solicitors For Newcastle Claims

If you have been the victim of hospital clinical negligence, we can help you to get the compensation you deserve. Such claims can include payouts due to surgical errors, as well as injuries that have occurred due to mistreatment from the hospital staff, poor hygiene, and a late or incorrect diagnosis.

We can assist clients looking for medical negligence solicitors for Newcastle claims, as well as those looking to claim in other parts of the UK.

GP Negligence Claims

We can also assist those who have been injured due to GP negligence. General practitioners (GP) tend to be our first port of call when we are unwell. We expect our doctors to be able to diagnose why we are ill and provide us with the correct treatment.

However, when mistakes are made or symptoms are missed, the illness can get worse. If this has happened, contact us today to be put in touch with medical negligence solicitors who can help clients in Newcastle for your case.

Dental Negligence Claims

Medical negligence cannot only happen in hospitals and clinics, but it can also happen in dental practices too. Some of the common reasons for requiring personal injury solicitors for such claims are as follows:

  • Inadequate patient care
  • Misdiagnosis of a dental condition
  • Errors during anaesthesia
  • Errors during surgical procedures

For more information on these claims, take a look at our guide to dental negligence claims. We can help clients based in Newcastle and across the United Kingdom.

Cancer Negligence Compensation

Cancer misdiagnosis and late diagnosis can be disastrous. This can cause cancer to get worse and to progress to other parts of the body. In some cases, an incorrect diagnosis can have fatal consequences.

Have you suffered because of a late cancer diagnosis? If so, you can contact Legal Expert to discuss the possibility of hiring a medical negligence lawyer for Newcastle claims.

Nursing Home Compensation Claims

If you or someone you know has been injured while in a nursing home, an experienced solicitor can help you to launch a claim.

There are many different types of nursing home compensation claims that can be made. This includes slip, trip and fall claims, as well as infection claims, making a case because the home has failed to provide a primary health need, and claiming due to neglect and mistreatment from the staff and for wrongful death due to negligence in a care home.

Birth Injuries Medical Negligence

If a birth injury has been caused due to medical negligence, seeking compensation is a must. Some of the types of birth injuries that may occur are as follows: cerebral palsy, Erb’s Palsy, injuries to the mother, ruptured placentas, umbilical cord problems, and infant death.

These cases can be complicated because there are medical and legal technicalities involved. However, that’s where our experience comes in. We have the team to help you get the payout you deserve.

Top Tips For Proving Medical Negligence Claims in Newcastle

There are various steps you can take when proving medical negligence caused you harm. Here are our top tips for proving medical negligence claims in Newcastle:

• Gather medical evidence: This could include medical records that detail the treatment and diagnosis you received. It could also include prescriptions and letters about your treatment.
• Obtain other evidence: You could take pictures of the harm you sustained or keep a record of any financial losses you incurred as a result of the harm you experienced.

For more information on what you could do to prove that a medical professional acted negligently, call our team. Alternatively, you can get more tips from our other guide on doctor GP negligence claims.

Newcastle Medical Negligence Compensation Statistics

Medical negligence refers to any type of injury that has happened due to a poor standard of medical care. This could be a misdiagnosis or a late diagnosis. It could also be due to mistakes in surgery or poor hygiene in the hospital environment. Whatever the issue you want to claim for is, we can match you to the best medical negligence solicitors for Newcastle cases including your own.

Data released by NHS Resolution shows how many medical negligence claims have been made against different Trusts within the NHS and how much claimants received in damages. NHS medical negligence claims within Newcastle are usually defended by The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Data for the 2019/20 period reveals the following about this Trust:

  • The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust received 100 medical negligence claims during the covered time period.
  • The Trust also spent a total of £14,357,560 on resolving claims made against it during 2019/20.
  • Among all the money the Trust spent on resolving claims, over £8 million was given to claimants to cover their damages. The Trust also spent over £1 million covering its own legal costs.

No Win No Fee Medical Negligence

When making a compensation case, it is beneficial to hire a solicitor that works on medical negligence claims under a No Win No Fee agreement. This means that you are only going to pay your solicitor’s legal fees if your case is successful.

If compensation is not secured for you, you won’t need to cover your solicitor’s legal fees. This gives you financial protection while also ensuring your solicitor is working hard for you.

Contact Legal Expert Today

If you want to get in touch with medical negligence solicitors for Newcastle claims, please do not hesitate to get in touch. We are available to help you 24/7. You can reach Legal Expert by phone on 0800 073 8804. Alternatively, you can contact us online through either our claim online form or our live chat service.

Helpful Links

We have a number of links that may be useful for you when seeking more information:

Claiming for Medical Negligence
Take a look at our comprehensive medical negligence guide for more information. Here we go into greater depth on the factors to consider when you want to start this type of claim. We also expand on explaining the types of medical negligence claims which we can potentially support.

No Win No Fee/Conditional Fee Cases Explained
This is our No Win No Fee guide, which provides more details on this payment approach.

Claiming for Hospital Infections

You can read this guide of ours for information on claiming for an infection caused by a negligent hospital.

Submitting a complaint to the NHS explained

This NHS page explains how to make a complaint to the organisation if you have concerns about any of their services.

The NHS Constitution for England

This section of the Government website outlines the principles and values which NHS staff and services in England should follow.

Find NHS services near you

You can use this NHS resource in order to search for a variety of health services which are in your local area.

Cosmetic Surgery Claims

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Local hospitals in Newcastle

Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary
Queen Victoria Rd,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE1 4LP
Tel: (0191) 233 6161

Nuffield Health Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospital
Clayton Road,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE2 1JP
Tel: 0808 2569138

Spire Washington Hospital
Picktree Lane,
Rickleton,
Washington,
NE38 9JZ
Tel: 0191 448 9869

Newcastle Medical Centre
Within Boots the Chemist,
Hotspur Way,
Eldon Square,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE1 7XR
Tel: 0191 232 2973

Newcastle Dental Care
11 Ridley Place,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
E1 8JQ
Tel: 0191 2324284

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