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Shrewsbury Medical Negligence Solicitors No Win No Fee

By Stephen Hicks. Last Updated 4th January 2022. Welcome to our guide on hiring medical negligence solicitors for Shrewsbury claims. People put their trust in doctors, nurses, clinicians, dentists and care home staff every day. These people have a responsibility, a duty, to give us a good standard of care according to the training and knowledge they have gained as well as the protocols that have been set out for them. If they do not deliver this care and mistakes are made or protocol is not followed, you could be left with injuries or illnesses that may have been preventable. In such scenarios, a claim for clinical negligence in response may be possible.

Medical negligence solicitor Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Medical Negligence Solicitors

It is not always just physical effects that medical negligence can cause, either. Emotional and mental health can also be affected by what is seen by some patients as a breach of trust they had in the professional(s) handling their care. This can leave people fearful of getting medical help in the future, amongst other issues.

It is not only the physical and mental health that can be affected, however. Clinical negligence can also impact the finances of a victim and their dependents. Medical negligence solicitors in Shrewsbury, Birmingham, Manchester and other parts of the country are working tirelessly day after day to secure compensation for patients affected by a breach in the duty of care that medical staff owed their patients.

Medical Negligence Solicitors in Shrewsbury

Here at Legal Expert, we know medical negligence inside out. We have helped clients that have had claims ranging from dental negligence to care home and hospital negligence start the process to get the compensation that they need to move on with their life. We can provide medical negligence solicitors for Shrewsbury claims, as well as other claims all across the UK.

Please read on to learn more about what to look out for if you choose to hire a solicitor to support your claim. We’ll also cover different types of medical negligence claims which exist and explain how our panel of solicitors could assist with each type. We’ll also take a look at some statistics related to local NHS medical negligence claims. Also in this guide, we’ll summarise how a No Win No Fee solicitor can prove valuable when bringing forward this type of case.

For additional support, you’re welcome to contact our advisors either by phone or online. You can call us on 0800 073 8804. To reach us online, you can use our live chat service or make your claim online.

Finding the Right Solicitor

If you decide to hire a solicitor to support your medical negligence case, then choosing someone to act on your behalf calls for some research to be done before a choice is made. There are several different ways of going about this, and we have listed some ideas below.

Talk to people you know, whether friends, family, co-workers or acquaintances – who have they used? Did they get a good service? Were their claims similar to yours?

Read online reviews – But do remember that not every case is the same, so be sure to look for case studies as similar to yours as you can.

Talk to Legal Expert – We can advise you on whether you’d be likely to have a valid claim. We can also provide information on different types of clinical negligence claims and compensation and on the solicitors covering your area. This allows you to make a fully informed decision. If we find that you have strong grounds to start a claim, we can put you in touch with our panel of solicitors for support.

Best Solicitors Near me

When you’re looking for a solicitor, you’re likely to want to search with enquiries such as ‘best solicitors near me’. However, this isn’t necessarily the wisest choice. The nearest solicitor to you may not have the experience and knowledge needed to properly fight your case, and this could have an effect on the compensation you receive.

These days, it is really not necessary to have a local solicitor for your case. Happily, Legal Expert has a panel of medical negligence solicitors who can support claims in Shrewsbury and other areas of the UK.

Solicitor Reviews

People these days leave reviews if they have experienced a service that was good or bad, so finding solicitor reviews to read before making a choice may prove useful. However, it’s worth checking that information provided within a review is accurate and up to date. At Legal Expert, we have a wealth of additional information on our panel of solicitors.

Claims our team covering Shrewsbury and Shropshire can cover

A huge variety of incidents can happen while you are under the care of a clinician which is why you need to be using a solicitor that knows the type of claim you’re pursuing inside out. Legal Expert can help with this, by providing a solicitor to cover the specific claims type you are looking to put forward.

Some of the most common incidents are listed below, but we can also cover cases outside of this remit so do not forget to call us if you are unsure as to whether we can help – we are sure we can.

Making cancer medical negligence claims

One of the most worrying medical conditions these days is cancer, which is why getting the right diagnosis and treatment early can make all the difference to the prognosis and the outlook of the patient. Cancer medical negligence claims are more common than you would think, and the seriousness of these types of claims cannot be underestimated. Common claims may cover:

Whether your claim falls under the above categories or not, we are sure to be able to help put you in touch with the solicitor that best suits your requirements.

Making Birth Injury Negligence Claims

Medical negligence during the birth of a child can have horrendous consequences, which are not limited to the health of the child. Whether the mother or child have suffered ill-health or injury during the birth because of something medical staff have done incorrectly or not done at all, then this can result in anything from cerebral palsy claims to stillbirth negligence cases, to pre-eclampsia claims and tear injuries to the mother.

The team we have on hand to take your call will listen carefully to your story with sympathy and compassion. We know how hard this time can be and we will do all we can to ensure that we provide the greatest of care and the best solicitor possible to handle your case.

Making GP Medical Negligence Claims

A GP is usually the person we see first when we become ill or injured. However, it is crucial that our GPs provide the right advice/medication/referrals at this point, to ensure we get the right care. If they fail to do so, their inaction or incorrect action can be classed as negligence. We can provide medical negligence solicitors for Shrewsbury claims covering GP surgeries, both private and NHS, in order to fight your claim.

Making Care Home Negligence Claims

The choice of a care home for a loved one is almost always an agonising decision, but if the standard of care given is not up to scratch, this can cause not only physical issues but emotional and mental trauma as well. In extreme cases, this can even lead to the death of the person we entrusted into the care of others.

Care home negligence cases can range from the lack of control of an infection, failure to look after a primary need or even lack of supervision leading to falls. If your loved one has been unfortunate enough to have suffered negligence while in a care home, then Legal Expert will help you to fight their case for them.

Making Dental Negligence Claims

Whether you’re having cosmetic dentistry in a private clinic or a tooth extraction in an NHS clinic, when dentistry goes wrong it can have a marked effect on both the oral health and the confidence of the patient – after all, our smile is one of the primary things people notice when they meet us.

Dental negligence claims across the UK are being pursued each day, and we can help you with yours. Whether you have suffered poor infection control, errors with a filling, root canal or extraction or another dental mistake, you should have someone on your side to fight your corner, and we can help with that.

When is a hospital negligent?

If a hospital has failed you in any of the following ways, then you may be able to pursue claims for compensation:

  • Transfusion of blood or products errors
  • Errors during surgical procedures
  • Incorrect medicines dispensed or prescribed
  • Late or missed or misdiagnoses

Of course, there are many more errors that can be made in a hospital, and if they have happened due to negligence, then Legal Expert could potentially help you to claim.

Statistics for Medical Negligence Claims Against the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

We have provided below some information surrounding claims made against the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS trust in the 2020/21 period. The information is based on data published by NHS Resolution, an organisation that assists NHS health services with claims made against them.

Findings from this data include the following:

  • Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust received 80 claims against it during the 2020/21 period.
  • Within the same time period, the Trust spent £14,049,388 in total on resolving claims made against it.
  • Out of all the money the Trust spent on resolving claims, £10,512,709 was paid towards claimants’ damages. The Trust also put £1,098,030 towards its own legal costs.

No Win No Fee Negligence Claims

Sadly, many patients are left financially worse off initially after an act of medical negligence. Time off work, medical and travel costs, as well as the care people might need at home can put a financial strain on any household. This is why many people appreciate the fact that they can use No Win No Fee negligence claims solicitors to fight their cases. This way, they don’t need to pay upfront to begin the process or pay their solicitor’s legal fees in the event that the case was lost. This approach is something Legal Expert are happy to help provide more information on, and we can also provide you with a No Win No Fee solicitor.

Start Your Claim Today

We can provide solicitors covering Shrewsbury and Shropshire for your case should you wish to dial 0800 073 8804. We can also provide answers to any questions not covered on this page. If you prefer email, then info@legalexpert.co.uk is the address, or you can fill in a form online. There is rarely a case we cannot help with, so to get the help you need, simply get in touch.

Helpful Links

More information on birth injuries

Claims for birth injuries have their own guide on our site – click the link above to read more about this complex area of the law.

How to make an MRSA claim

This guide explores how it may be possible to start a medical negligence claim after experiencing an MRSA bacterial infection.

Cosmetic surgery claims explained

Read this guide to learn more about claiming for cosmetic surgery which led to harm due to negligent behaviour.

Check out the latest NHS statistics

You can visit this page on the NHS website to see the latest statistics published by the health service.

NHS services located near you

This section of the NHS website can be used to find information on different healthcare services within your local area.

The NHS Constitution for England

View this section of the government website to learn more about the NHS Constitution for England. This Constitution sets out the principles and commitments which are meant to be followed by NHS staff in England.

Further Medical Negligence Guides

Private and NHS Services in the Shrewsbury Area

NHS Hospital

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
Mytton Oak Rd
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY3 8XQ

Private Hospital

Shrewsbury Hospital
Longden Road
Shrewsbury
SY3 9DP

Dentist

New Park House Dental Centre
New Park House
Brassey Road
Shrewsbury
SY3 7FA

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