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Newport Pagnell Medical Negligence Solicitors Claims Guide

By Danielle Jordan. Last Updated 20th April 2023. Medical or clinical negligence happens when a healthcare provider takes a certain action or inaction that causes foreseeable/avoidable injuries or illnesses to another person. If you have been the victim of this type of negligence, read on to discover how you can hire medical negligence solicitors for Newport Pagnell claims.

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Newport Pagnell Medical Negligence Solicitors

Within this guide, we’ll talk about different areas to focus on if you choose to hire a medical negligence solicitor and you’re trying to pick the most suitable one.  We’ll cover areas such as reviews, location and experience. We will also explain how our own clinical negligence lawyers could potentially help you out. We’ll also talk you through some of the popular types of medical negligence claims which we can assist with.

This guide also features some statistics on NHS medical negligence claims within the Milton Keynes area. Also, we’ll talk about hiring a solicitor who operates under a No Win No Fee agreement and what benefits this can bring. If you’re looking for advice or support after reading this guide, you’re welcome to contact Legal Expert today. We can be contacted online via our contact form or our live chat service. You can also call us on 0800 073 8804

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Choosing Solicitors For Newport Pagnell Claims

When searching for solicitors to help with a claim in Newport Pagnell, there are many different factors you should take into consideration. You need to make sure the solicitor you choose has the necessary experience. This does not simply mean many years in their locker, but it means that they have worked on many negligence claims before. You cannot afford to take a risk on a solicitor that does not have this level of experience.

When you are looking for solicitors, you need to put your research in. This involves reading solicitor reviews that have been left by other clients, as well as asking your family and friends for advice if they have used a solicitor before.

Most importantly, though, you need assistance from a specialist company, which is what Legal Expert provide. We can provide experienced medical negligence solicitors for Newport Pagnell claims, ensuring you have the greatest chance of securing clinical negligence compensation.

Are You Restricted To Using A Local Solicitor?

Some people may assume that their only option is to use a solicitor that is local if they have experienced medical negligence that happened in Newport Pagnell. However, this is not the case. Nowadays, communication options are so varied. You can make contact with your solicitor via instant messaging, emailing, telephone calls, video calls and other similar methods. This makes it easy to get updates about your case even if your solicitor is based far away from where you live.

Rather than judging your decision on location, you can consider other more important factors like track record and experience.

What Claims Can We Handle In Newport Pagnell?

Here at Legal Expert, we handle all types of medical negligence claims. We can help you to secure medical negligence compensation, as well as securing compensation for claims made against private hospitals. Below, you will find an overview of the different types of cases we cover.

Hospital Negligence Cases

Hospital negligence cases can happen in many different ways. From poor hygiene and sanitation to errors during surgery, there are many ways a healthcare professional or organisation could be at fault. You may have even been administered the wrong medication or you may feel you have been mistreated while in hospital.

So long as your illness or injury has stemmed from something a healthcare professional has or has not done, then you have a good chance of securing compensation.

Dental Negligence Damages

We do not only secure claims made in hospitals. Dental errors can also constitute clinical negligence.

We can help you to secure dental negligence damages for any errors your dentist has made that has resulted in physiological or physical injuries to you or caused you any illness. This could be anything from pulling out the wrong tooth to administering anaesthetic incorrectly.

Compensation For Negligence At A GP Surgery

We can help you to secure compensation for GP negligence. Your GP is typically your first port of call whenever you are not feeling well. If they make an error, it impacts everything that comes after this – your diagnosis, your treatment, your symptoms, and so on.

A mistake can result in the illness getting worse or further side effects appearing. No matter what has happened, we can help you get the maximum amount of compensation you deserve.

Cancer Negligence Compensation

Cancer negligence can be very worrying because the consequences can be so severe. If cancer is not diagnosed correctly – i.e. it is mistaken for something else or it is overlooked altogether – the cancer could spread and the illness can get a lot worse. This can sometimes result in death.

Issues can also be just as problematic if the incorrect treatment is administered. You can not only claim for yourself, but you can also claim for a loved one, including incidents involving fatal accidents.

Nursing and Care Home Compensation Cases

If you or someone you love has not received the care and treatment you would expect from a nursing home, you could make a claim.

There are a number of different types of scenarios that fall into this bracket. Perhaps you or your parent has been mistreated by the staff? Maybe you or a loved one has fallen because of an object a member of staff left on the floor? Or, maybe you or someone you love has not received the primary level of care they are entitled to?

Childbirth Negligence Claims

Childbirth negligence claims can be very traumatic. You can claim for both the physical and mental injuries you have experienced, or your baby has experienced. It is vital to stress that claims can be made for both the mother and the child.

These claims are for incidents whereby a certain action or inaction taken by the midwife or another medical professional during childbirth has resulted in an injury to the baby or the mother.

Examples of birth injuries to babies include:

Examples of birth injuries to mothers include:

    • Errors in managing pre-eclampsia
    • Anaesthetic errors
    • Retained swabs
    • Injuries to organs from caesarean sections
  • Fissures
  • Mistakes in suturing tears or episiotomies
  • Wrongly performed episiotomies
  • Perineal tears

For advice and legal support on hiring medical negligence solicitors for Newport Pagnell claims related to birth injuries or other types of negligence highlighted above, contact Legal Expert today.

No Win No Fee Clinical Negligence Solicitors For Newport Pagnell

If you were in a Newport Pagnell accident and the medical attention you received did not meet the minimum standard of care, you might be eligible for compensation.

As previously stated, you don’t always have to use solicitors in Newport Pagnell when making a claim. One of our experienced solicitors could help you with your particular medical negligence claim. Additionally, if one of our solicitors agrees to take on your case, they might offer to provide their services under the terms of a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA). This is a type of No Win No Fee agreement.

When working with a No Win No Fee solicitor, they won’t ask you to pay anything upfront for their services. They don’t charge any ongoing fees either. If your solicitor succeeds with your claim, they will take a success fee from your compensation award. The percentage your solicitor can take as a success fee is legally capped. However, if the claim fails, they usually won’t ask you to pay for their services.

Get in touch with our advisors today to discuss your particular claim and to be connected with one of our solicitors for Newport Pagnell claims. Our advisors are available 24/7 to help answer your questions and offer you free advice.

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Helpful Links

We hope that you have found this guide useful. However, we know that you may be on the lookout for some more information. Feel free to check out the links below:

Care and Nursing Home Negligence Claims Guide

This guide of ours goes into depth on when a compensation claim for negligence in a care or nursing home may be possible.

Birth Injury Claims Guide

If you or your child has been harmed by a birth injury caused by negligence, you can read our separate guide on this issue for legal advice.

Cosmetic Surgery Claims Guide

Read this guide if you would like to learn about making a compensation claim for negligence during a cosmetic surgery procedure.

NHS Services

Looking for alternative NHS services in the area? This page can help to find a wide variety of different services near you.

Further Helpful Guides

Links to the local hospital, GP and dentist in Newport Pagnell

NHS hospital

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Standing Way
Milton Keynes
Tel: 01908 660033

Private hospital
Blakelands Hospital
Smeaton Close
Milton Keynes
MK14 5HR
Tel: 01908 34200

GP Medical Centre
Queens Avenue
Newport Pagnell
MK16 8QT
Tel: (01908) 611 767

127a High Street
Newport Pagnell
MK16 8SE
Tel: 01908 610536

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