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St Albans Medical Negligence Solicitors No Win No Fee

By Stephen Kane. Last Updated 6th January 2022. This guide is about choosing medical negligence solicitors for St Albans claims.

Have you been a victim of an incident of medical negligence in St Albans or the Hertfordshire area? You may be entitled to make a medical negligence claim. Our medical negligence team has years of experience supporting clinical negligence claims. You’re welcome to call us for a free legal consultation. We will provide you with the right medical negligence solicitor to support your claim, at no extra cost to you.

Call 0800 073 8804 to speak to our advisors on the phone. Or you can reach us online with the help of the website’s live chat service or via our contact page.

Medical Negligence Solicitors In St Albans

This guide to medical negligence solicitors is meant to support potential claimants who are based in the St Albans area. For those located in another part of the country, Legal Expert can still potentially provide you with a medical negligence solicitor that covers your area. Call Legal Expert today to begin your compensation claim.

St Albans Medical Negligence Solicitors

St Albans Medical Negligence Solicitors

Before we explain the kinds of medical negligence that you can claim for, let us clarify what medical negligence is and how a medical negligence accident claim works. Medical negligence, alternatively known as clinical negligence, is when a patient has medical care that falls short of acceptable standards. This could take the form of an avoidable error, incorrect treatment or a misdiagnosis. If the patient becomes ill, injured or experiences the worsening of their existing medical condition because of medical negligence, then they may have a legitimate claim for medical negligence compensation.

If you have experienced medical negligence and have hired a solicitor to support a claim in response, they must establish the following:

  • Firstly, that a duty of care was owed to you (the claimant) by a healthcare provider (the defendant).
  • Secondly, that this duty was breached by negligent behaviour performed by the defendant.
  • Thirdly, that the medical negligence the claimant received from the defendant caused the claimant to suffer new injuries or illnesses or made an existing condition worse.

How To Select The Best Medical Negligence Lawyer For Your Case

We are Legal Expert, a top personal injury solicitor’s firm that specialises in claims related to clinical negligence and other forms of negligent behaviour. If you’ve suffered medical negligence within St Albans, we can match you with an expert lawyer or a solicitor that covers the St Albans area, to win your case.

Read Reviews of St Albans Lawyers

You may wish to speak to friends and family members if any of them have claimed for medical negligence before. If they hired a solicitor for their claim, they may be able to provide valuable insight into working with them. You can also consult online reviews of solicitor firms that can operate in St Albans. Reading online reviews of St Albans medical negligence solicitors can provide impartial feedback given by other claimants who have used them.

If you have strong grounds to make a claim, you’re welcome to speak to Legal Expert’s advisors. We can see whether we can connect you with our own solicitors. Our medical negligence team has a great track record of winning compensation cases for claimants in the St Albans area and elsewhere.

Do I Need To Choose A Medical Negligence Solicitor In My Local Area?

Are you searching for a medical negligence solicitor? Are you located in St Albans or somewhere near this city? If so, then you don’t have to limit your search for a suitable solicitor to just your local area. Many solicitors can support clients who live in a different city, town or county to them. Communication options such as phone, email and online video call apps can allow for swift and frequent contact with your solicitor.

At Legal Expert, our solicitors can support valid medical negligence claims whether you’re in St Albans or another part of the country. Still unsure about whether we can support a claim in your local area? Feel free to contact us now to check.

Claims Our Medical Negligence Team Conduct

Our professional medical negligence solicitors can win cases for many different kinds of claims related to medical negligence. Here are some examples of the types of claims our medical negligence team can handle.

Hospital Negligence Compensation Cases

You could potentially make a hospital negligence compensation claim if you’ve experienced medical negligence while at a St Albans hospital. You can contact Legal Expert now to speak to our advisors about making this type of claim. We could even connect you with one of our solicitors if you have the evidence to support such a claim.

Dental Negligence

Have you experienced dental negligence in a St Albans dental practice? Whether it was caused by a private dentist or an NHS dentist, you may be entitled to claim for dental negligence if you were left with an injury. Legal Expert can advise you if you’re seeking more information on claims of this type.

GP Negligence Compensation

There are several different potential reasons why you may seek GP negligence compensation. Perhaps you’ve been affected by a misdiagnosis by your GP. Or maybe your GP didn’t refer you to the correct specialist when it was appropriate to. Or perhaps you were prescribed medication that was inappropriate for you to take. Call Legal Expert now for advice and potential support in making a GP negligence claim in the St Albans area.

Care Home And Nursing Home Compensation

Care homes look after some of the most vulnerable people in society. So if they abuse or neglect someone they have a duty of care towards, it can have terrible consequences. Have you or your next of kin experienced care home negligence or nursing home negligence? Then you may be able to claim compensation. Call us today, and we will find establish if and how we can provide legal support.

Claim Compensation For Birth Injury Medical Negligence

You can claim compensation if you have experienced birth injury medical negligence in St Albans which injured you and/or your infant child. Injuries that can occur due to such negligence can include hypoxia (oxygen deprivation) and broken or fractured bones. These can all affect the infant and leave them with disabilities or medical conditions that can last a lifetime. If you have experienced birth injury medical negligence, let Legal Expert help you claim the compensation you are entitled to.

Medical Negligence Claims Against West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust runs Watford General Hospital, St Albans City Hospital and Hemel Hempstead General Hospital in Hertfordshire. If you experienced medical negligence while receiving NHS treatment in St Albans, then you may have been treated at one of these hospitals.

Data released by NHS Resolution covering the 2020/21 periods shows how many claims West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust received during this time. The data reveals:

  • 49 claims were made against West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust during the 2020/21 period.
  • Within the same time period, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust spent £12,406,046 in total towards resolving various claims made by claimants against it.
  • Out of all of this money the Trust spent on bringing claims against it to a conclusion, £9,524,997 was put towards covering claimants’ damages. The Trust also put £774,256 towards its legal costs.

No Win No Fee Medical Negligence Solicitors For St Albans

Have you been involved in an incident of medical negligence which happened in St Albans? Have you considered having a No Win No Fee solicitor to represent your case?

No Win No Fee solicitors will only charge you their legal fees in the event that your case proves successful. There’s no need to pay fees upfront at the start of the claim or while it’s being processed. Contact Legal Expert now to learn more about making a claim with the help of a No Win No Fee solicitor.

Find a Medical Negligence Solicitor With Legal Expert

Have you been harmed by medical negligence? You may be entitled to make a compensation claim which could be potentially worth tens of thousands of pounds. Use our online claims form to tell us about medical negligence accident claims, or call 0800 073 8804

Useful Links

A Guide To Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims

Read this guide to learn more about potentially claiming for negligence if you’re affected by a cancer misdiagnosis.

A Guide To Cosmetic Surgery Claims

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Hospital Infection Compensation Claims Explained

Check out this guide for more information on claiming for a hospital infection that you’ve suffered due to negligence.

A Guide To The NHS Complaints Procedure

This Government page outlines the ways in which you can submit feedback or an official complaint to the NHS.

Search NHS Services Near You

Check out this section of the NHS website if you would like to search for different types of health services near you.

NHS Constitution For England Explained

Read this NHS guide to the principles which NHS staff in England should follow on the Government’s website.

Further Medical Negligence Guides

We hope you found looking at our guide which discusses hiring medical negligence solicitors for St Albans claims to be useful.

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