West Bridgford Medical Negligence Solicitors – No Win No Fee Claims
Legal Expert are a well respected personal injury law firm. We have created this guide to claiming compensation for medical negligence, for people living in the Nottinghamshire town of West Bridgford. If you live in West Bridgford and have been injured, made ill, or experienced the worsening of an existing medical condition, call Legal Expert today, to be provided with an excellent medical negligence solicitor covering this area. Legal Expert have medical negligence solicitors that cover most of the UK, so if you live elsewhere, it’s very likely we may still be able to help you.
Read our guide to making a medical negligence claim and contact us to begin your claim today.
First of all, what is medical negligence? Medical practitioners have a legal duty of care towards their patients, which means that they are legally obliged to deliver the highest possible standard of care towards their patients. If this duty of care is not upheld on the part of a medical practitioner, which results in the patient becoming harmed then the medical practitioner, or the institution that they work for could be held legally liable for any injury, illness or worsening of a medical condition that is caused. In other words, medical negligence, also known as clinical negligence or medical malpractice can be defined as substandard care towards a patient, by a medical practitioner, such as a doctor, nurse or dentist, which results in the patient becoming unwell, injured, or worsens a medical condition that they already suffer from.
Examples of medical negligence can include: medical mistakes such as prescribing the wrong medication, a doctor failing to spot the signs of a serious medical condition such as cancer, or prescribing unsuitable treatment such as medication that the patient is allergic to.
Clinical Negligence Explained
If you have been a victim of clinical negligence, you could be entitled to a compensation payout, this can be much higher in cases of serious injury. Your payout will compensate you for the pain, suffering and loss of amenity that you have suffered and will also cover any financial losses you experienced because of your injuries such as loss of income, further medical expenses, travel expenses and the cost of receiving at home care.
In order to successfully make a clinical negligence claim, your solicitor will have to provide evidence to prove the following points. Firstly, that the medical practitioner that treated you, owed you a duty of care, i.e. that you were their patient. Secondly, that the practitioner performed a negligent action, or inaction, which resulted in an avoidable accident. Thirdly, that the accident led to the patient becoming injured, ill or suffering the worsening of a medical condition that they already suffered from.
We trust doctors, nurses, dentists, midwives, nursing home staff and other medical practitioners to look after us when we are not well. In extreme cases, we will literally put our lives in their hands. If you have experienced medical negligence in West Bridgford or elsewhere, which resulted in you becoming injured, ill or worsened an existing medical condition that you were already suffering from then you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. Whether you experienced GP malpractice, wish to make a cancer negligence claim, dental medical negligence claim, birth negligence claim, are seeking hospital compensation for your injuries, or have been harmed by medical negligence in any other way, Legal Expert can help you. We offer a free medical negligence consultation to all of our potential clients.
Call us today and after assessing your situation, we will let you know whether or not you are entitled to claim medical negligence compensation. If you have a legitimate medical negligence case, we will supply an excellent medical negligence solicitor covering the West Bridgford area, to represent your personal injury compensation claim. Although we are not based in the West Bridgford area we are accessible via phone, email and other forms of communication. We will start working on your clinical negligence personal injury case right away. We will also estimate how much compensation your claim could be worth.
If you have suffered from an illness, injury, or experienced the worsening of an existing of an existing medical condition because of medical malpractice, you could be entitled to a medical negligence compensation payout.
Call Legal Expert today on 0800 073 8804 to begin your claims process right away.
How To Find An Expert Medical Negligence Solicitor
If you have already been through the stressful experience of been harmed because of medical negligence, the task of finding the right solicitor to handle your claim, may feel overwhelming. If you are searching for the right medical negligence solicitor to help you, we advise you to do the following: ask family members or friends who have made a successful medical negligence claim to share advice with you, read personal injury solicitor reviews online, using websites which allow you to rate your solicitor and research personal injury law firms to see if they have a good track record of winning personal injury claims for compensation.
If you decide to use a personal injury solicitor from Legal Expert to handle your claim, you can trust that your solicitor will fight to get you the maximum amount of compensation that you could be entitled to. Our medical negligence solicitors have up to 30 years of professional experience, and specialise in different areas of medical negligence compensation claims. What’s more, all of our clients get the option to make a no win no fee claim, meaning that they will not have to pay anything until, if and when they win their clinical negligence claim.
Call Legal Expert today and if you have legitimate grounds to claim compensation, we will find you the right clinical negligence solicitor to represent you in your compensation claim, who will start working on your case right away.
Read Reviews,Trust Rated Solicitors
In this day and age, many compensation claimants trust online reviews of customer rated solicitors to help them decide which solicitor to use. By reading online reviews of solicitors, you can gain invaluable insight into what a firm’s previous clients thought of the service they received. To find personal injury solicitors reviews online, Google terms such as “rate your solicitor” or “no win no fee solicitors for negligence”. Taking these reviews into consideration, should help you to build up a picture of the firm you are considering using to make your claim.
Do You Have To Use A Medical Negligence Solicitor In West Bridgford?
Most people think that if they live in West Bridgford, they have to use a medical negligence solicitor in West Bridgford to represent them in their compensation claim. This may have been necessary in the past, but in the present day when it is easy to communicate with your solicitor regularly via telephone or email, you can also use a medical negligence solicitor covering West Bridgford that is based elsewhere in the country. If you choose to use a personal injury solicitor with Legal Expert, we will prioritise supplying you a solicitor that specialises in the right type of medical negligence claims for you and has experience which is relevant to your case, over their location. So if you are assigned a solicitor that is not based in this area, you can feel assured that we have found a solicitor with the right experience and expertise to handle your claim. If you have not received a medical assessment yet, don’t worry. We will arrange for you to undergo a medical assessment by a qualified physician in your local area, your personal injury solicitor will use this assessment as the starting point of your personal injury claim. Our local experts may be;
31 – 33 Heathcoat Street,
10 Mansfield Road,
If you believe you are entitled to personal injury compensation call Legal Expert today for your free consultation. If you have legitimate grounds to make a claim for an NHS compensation payout, to claim hospital compensation or any other sort of medical negligence compensation, we will assign you a no win no fee solicitor for negligence immediately to represent you in your claim.
Medical Negligence Or Malpractice Claims Our Specialist Team Conduct
If you are a West Bridgford resident who has been injured, made ill, or had an existing medical condition worsened due to clinical negligence in the last three years, we could help you claim medical negligence compensation. Call Legal Expert today, to see if you are entitled to compensation and begin your personal injury claims process.
Many clients wonder if our no win no fee solicitors only cover certain types of medical negligence incidents. The answer is no, we will not exclude any sort of medical negligence claim, as long as the injuries suffered were serious enough to warrant you taking three or more days off work, or had an equivalent effect on you. Whether you need to make a claim for an NHS compensation payout or a private healthcare compensation payout, we could help you get the best possible settlement for your injuries. Below are some of the most common types of medical negligence compensation payout claims that we handle.
Cancer Negligence Claims
As we all know, cancer is a very serious disease. It is also a time bound disease, which means it worsens and becomes more difficult to treat overtime. In some cases how quickly cancer is diagnosed and treated can make the difference to whether or not the patient survives the disease. If you have been unfortunate enough to have your cancer worsened due to the misdiagnosis of cancer, or by other forms of negligent cancer treatment by hospital staff, speak to Legal Expert today about making a cancer negligence claim. If you have sadly lost your next of kin because of cancer negligence in the last three years then you can also make a cancer negligence claim on their behalf.
Call Legal Expert today, to enquire about finding a solicitor today to handle your cancer negligence claim.
Trauma Or Medical Negligence Leading To Birth Injuries
Birth injuries are when a mother or an infant is harmed because of an accident or trauma that takes place during childbirth. Although some birth injuries are caused by unavoidable accidents, others are avoidable and are caused by medical malpractice. In fact we have probably all heard of birth negligence stories, negligence on the part of a doctor, midwife, nurse or another medical practitioner, which caused birth injuries that harmed the mother or child. Serious birth injuries which can be caused by negligence include the child contracting an infection, the breaking or fracturing of bones and hypoxia (when the infant is deprived of oxygen). These can cause lifelong health problems or disabilities.
If you have been injured because of birth negligence, when you were born or giving birth to your child you could be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Similarly, if you have a child who is under 18 who has been injured because of medical negligence during childbirth, you can claim compensation on their behalf. This will pay for any medical treatment or specialist care that they might need.
Call Legal Expert today, and if after listening to your birth negligence story we can confirm that you have legitimate grounds to make a compensation claim, then we can can supply an excellent personal injury solicitor to handle your claim.
GPs (General Practitioners) are usually the first people we turn to when we are unwell. Most GPs deliver an excellent standard of care, however, if a GP neglects their duty of care towards us, this can result in us becoming injured, ill, or experiencing the worsening of an existing medical condition. What’s more, if GP malpractice takes the form of the GP failing to spot the signs of a serious illness such as cancer and doesn’t refer the patient to a specialist, this can have dire consequences for the patient.
If you have been harmed due to GP malpractice, call Legal Expert today to see how much you could be entitled to claim.
Nursing Home And Care Home Negligence
Nursing homes and care homes take care of some of the most vulnerable people in our society, including the elderly and severely disabled. Because of the vulnerability of these patients, it is essential that care home and nursing home staff uphold their duty of care towards their residents. If you have been harmed because of negligence in a care home or nursing home, Legal Expert can provide people with a nursing home negligence solicitor to help make a compensation claim.
If you have a next of kin or relative who is experienced nursing home or care home negligence, who is not mentally capable of making the claim themselves, you can make a compensation claim on their behalf, to provide them with funds to get the best possible care in the future.
Negligent Dental Treatment
Have you experienced dental negligence whilst receiving medical dental treatment, cosmetic dental treatment or orthodontic treatment? Whether you experienced dental negligence whilst receiving NHS or private dental treatment, you could be entitled to make a dental negligence claim for compensation.
Call Legal Expert today, to talk to one of our informed advisors about claiming compensation for dental negligence.
Claiming Hospital Compensation for Medical Negligence
When we are seriously injured or ill, we rely on hospitals to give us the best possible care. If we experience medical negligence at a hospital which makes our existing medical condition worse, makes us ill, or injured, this can have serious consequences. If you have experienced NHS hospital negligence or private hospital negligence which has harmed you in any way, you could be entitled to claim an NHS compensation payout, or private hospital compensation payout, for your injuries and ordeal.
Call Legal Expert today to talk to one of our expert legal advisors about your experience of hospital negligence and if you are entitled to claim, we will supply an excellent clinical negligence solicitor to handle your claim.
Figures For Medical Negligence Claims Made Against Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
|Healthcare Service Provider||Claims Received in 2015/ 2016||Total Number Of Negligent Incidents||Value Of Claims Paid|
|Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust||109||122||14,866,002|
No Win No Fee Solicitors For Medical Negligence
If you are a West Bridgford resident who has experienced an injury, illness or had a medical ailment that you already suffered from worsened by medical negligence, trust Legal Expert to supply a medical negligence solicitor covering the West Bridgford area. If you use Legal Expert, your solicitor will give you the option to make a no win no fee compensation claim. What does no win no fee mean? A no win no fee solicitor for negligence will offer you the same great service as any other solicitor. But, unlike other medical negligence solicitors, they will not charge you any upfront or ongoing fees. So how do you fund your compensation claim? Your solicitor will agree to only take a fee when you win your compensation claim. In the unlikely event that you do not win your claim, you will not have to pay a fee, so there is no financial risk in making your clinical negligence accident claim. What’s more, because you don’t have to pay an upfront fee, using a no win no fee solicitor for negligence is the more affordable option for many compensation claimants.
To learn more about making a no win no fee claim, read our online guide to no win no fee solicitors for negligence. Alternatively, to make an enquiry, call Legal Expert today, to talk about your options for making a no win no fee medical negligence claim. We’re looking forward to speaking to you.
How To Start Your Medical Negligence Claim
If you have legitimate grounds to claim compensation for harm caused by medical negligence, then Legal Expert would be able to help you claim the compensation that you are entitled to. Call Legal Expert today to talk to one of our friendly but informed advisors about making a compensation claim. Simply call to tell us about your experience of medical negligence and the effect that it has had on you. Then if we see that you have a valid claim, we will supply an expert solicitor covering the West Bridgford area, to handle your claim. Remember, your claim could be worth a lot of money, so don’t delay. Call Legal Expert today, to see if you are entitled to claim.
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Medical Negligence Claims
Help and advice on making compensation claims if you were injured, due to medical negligence, at a hospital, doctor’s surgery, or in another healthcare context.
Tel: 0115 969 1169
Spire Nottingham Hospital
Tel: 0155 828 0994
St George’s Medical Practice
93 Musters Road
Tel: 0115 914 3200
TSa Dental Care
5 Davies Road
Tel: 0115 9810012
Edited by Melissa.