Cheltenham Medical Negligence Solicitors – No Win No Fee Lawyers Claims Guide

Medical negligence Cheltenham

Medical negligence Cheltenham

Have you suffered an injury or illness due to medical negligence in Cheltenham? Is this why you are searching for medical negligence solicitors in Cheltenham? This guide has been put together to help those who have suffered due to medical negligence to help choose the right solicitor for their case regardless of where they are located. Our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Cheltenham area and have the knowledge base and experience to deal with almost all types of clinical negligence cases. You could give us a call if you would like some more information on how to go about making this type of claim our contact details are at the end of the guide.

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How To Find A Medical Negligence Solicitor To Handle Your Case

When it comes to making a claim, there are so many different elements. However, there is no denying that one of the most important things you need to do is find a quality solicitor who can fight your corner and give you a great chance of securing the compensation you are entitled to. There are several aspects you need to consider when trying to find the right medical negligence solicitors for your case.

Firstly, you might need to consider the experience of the person that is working on your claim. There are two parts of this. Firstly, you might want to make sure that the solicitor has lots of experience in general and that they have worked on a lot of claims. However, there is also the fact that they should have worked on a lot of relevant cases. This means that they have handled claims similar to yours before. After all, there is often not very much point in going for a solicitor that has only worked on road traffic accident claims when your claim is likely to need someone with the relevant experience.

In addition to this, you probably want to make sure that you could afford the service provided. This is something a lot of people might worry about. However, this won’t be a concern if you go for a solicitor that works to a no win no fee agreement. This is because you are not going to need a lot of money to get started. Instead, you will only pay legal fees to your solicitor if your case is a success. If your case is not successful, you won’t have to pay your solicitor for their time and service, and this could give you great peace of mind.

There are some other factors to look at too. You might want to make sure the solicitor is based in the UK. You might also want someone that has a good reputation and it would be sensible to make sure that they are easy to get in touch with too.

Look At Reviews And Testimonials For Medical Negligence Solicitors

When looking for a medical negligence solicitor to help you make a claim in the medical negligence claims time limit, reading medical negligence solicitors reviews could be very helpful. You could easily source these comments online to help you. However, we do not recommend any comments that have been posted directly on the website of the solicitor you are thinking about using. Instead, it is often better to read comments that have been posted on one of the may independent review platforms that are out there today. Plus, when you have made a claim, it is a good idea to do the same and leave comments about the solicitor you worked with. Not only will this help them to build their profile, but it will help people that are in your position in the future.

Does My Solicitor Need To Be Based In Cheltenham?

Do you need to use medical negligence solicitors in Cheltenham? A lot of people might search for no win no fee medical negligence solicitors near me or medical negligence solicitors in my area in Google. This is because they might think that their only option is to go local. However, this is not the case. You may choose a personal injury lawyer based on their experience and success rate rather than merely their location. This is how our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Cheltenham area.

Our Panel Of Cheltenham Based Doctors Could Assess Your Injuries

Our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors covers Cheltenham and they could connect you to a medical expert in your area, such as:

Anna Ross

Leckhampton Chiropractic Clinic, 2 Brunswick Buildings

Bethesda Street


GL50 2AZ

Patrick Alan Kirwin

2 Brunswick Building, Bethesda Street


GL50 2AZ

Naeem Khan

St Georges Surgery

St Pauls Medical Centre

121 Swindon Road


GL50 4DP

What Clinical Or Medical Negligence Claims Do Our Panel Of Experts Conduct?

Below, we will take a look at examples of cases of medical negligence our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors could possibly cover.

Maternity And Childbirth Negligence

You may be able to make a claim with our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors for medical negligence if you or your child has suffered a birth injury due to neglect or error. These claims could often be very traumatic and very difficult to come to terms with. This is because mistakes made during birth could have very severe consequences, for example, babies could suffer lifelong brain damage because of errors during birth due to hypoxia. This could have a huge impact on the entire family, and this is something that could be taken into account when putting together a case. For more information about birth injury compensation amounts call Medical Negligence Assist who can answer any questions you may have.

Surgery Negligence

Our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Cheltenham area and we could assist with surgical negligence claims. Has this happened to you? When you undergo surgery, you know that there is always going to be risks involved. However, you also know that you should expect a minimum standard of care from the surgeon and everyone else involved. If you do not receive this level of care and you suffer an illness or injury as a result, or you need to undergo another operation due to mistakes or error, it could be the case that you are entitled to be compensated, and this is why you might want to look into the prospect of making a claim with the help of medical negligence solicitors in Cheltenham or our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors. Call our advisors to learn more about surgeon medical negligence payouts.

Clinical Negligence In A Hospital

Rather than limiting your search to medical negligence solicitors Cheltenham  to make a hospital negligence claim why not try our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors who could also be able to help you with private or NHS hospital medical negligence process. We have already discussed some of the ways that negligence could happen in a hospital by taking a look at surgeon negligence and birth injury negligence. However, there are other ways that you could be the victim of negligence at a hospital if medical staff breach their duty of care. This could include falling ill because of poor hygiene standards or  becoming ill due mistakes in terms of medication distribution for example.

Cancer Late Or Misdiagnosis

You probably already know that cancer can be a very aggressive disease. It could spread to other parts of the body at a rapid pace if it goes undetected or untreated from an early stage. This is why it is so important to make sure you get the correct diagnosis and  treatment you need as quickly as possible. However, if mistakes are made during the diagnosis, this might not happen, and the consequences could be very severe. It is vital that if physicians are presented with symptoms that reflect cancer that all should be done to either eliminate the illness or provide the correct diagnosis so treatment can be administrated as soon as possible.

Doctor Malpractice Or Negligence

Aside from what we have mentioned above, another type of medical negligence is negligence by a private doctor or NHS GP, which could result in a GP negligence claim. This could happen if your doctor has made a negligent mistake and this has resulted in you receiving the wrong treatment for your condition or not getting any treatment at all and you suffer unnecessarily as your current condition has been allowed to worsen. This could happen if a doctor does not recognise the symptoms of a serious condition therefore fails to refer you for specialist treatment or he/she mistakes your symptoms as something else therefore does not treat you current condition. If you have suffered further ill health because of negligence, there is a chance you may be able to make a personal injury claim.

Dental Malpractice

Are you looking for medical negligence solicitors in Cheltenham as you want to pursue a claim for dental malpractice or dental negligence gum disease claims? There are different  ways dental negligence could occur from incidents whereby the wrong tooth has been extracted, nerves are damaged unintentionally, healthy teeth are cracked and broken during a dental procedure the scenarios could differ. If you have suffered due to preventable injuries as the dentist or dental nurse has been negligent you may have a case for damages. Our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Cheltenham area and they could help you.

Care / Nursing Home Negligence

It could be very difficult to decide to send a loved one, whether a relative or loved one, to a care home. However, this is a decision we might make if you believe it is the best solution for the person in question. You might believe that this is going to be the best way for them to get the care they need and a better quality of life. So, when something goes wrong, such as a lack of standards leading to illness or injury, it could be very upsetting and difficult to come to terms with. We have a lot of experience when it comes to claims for incidents in care homes. If this is something you have been involved in, all you need to do is get in touch with our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors. Often, you could be claiming on behalf of a loved one, rather than claiming for yourself. No matter the situation, though, we may be able to advise.

Cheltenham NHS Trusts Medical Negligence Statistics

To get a better understanding of the number of medical negligence incidents in Cheltenham, please refer to the table below. Please note this is only for NHS trusts. Private hospital data is not available.

Healthcare providerClaims received 17/18Number of incidents 17/18Damage payments
Gloucestershire Care Services**£22, 000
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust73*£19, 344, 365

No Win No Fee Medical Negligence Solicitors Covering Cheltenham

When you make a claim with our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors, you could be sure of a no win no fee service. You may have heard about this before, but you may not be completely sure regarding what it means because you might never have had to use the services of a personal injury solicitor before. This basically means that you are only going to need to pay your solicitors fees if your case is a success. If it is not a success, you won’t have to pay your solicitors legal fees.

NHS Hospitals Covering Cheltenham

  • St Catherines Surgery
  • Charlton Lane Hospital
  • Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Private Hospitals Covering Cheltenham And The West Midlands

  • Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital
  • The Spire Clinic

Start Your Clinical Negligence Claim

Our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Cheltenham area, meaning you don’t need medical negligence solicitors in Cheltenham. You can reach us between 8 am and 9 pm, any day of the week, on 0800 652 3087.

Helpful Links

Cheltenham General Hospital.

When claiming, are there any limits? – The answer to this question is yes. Our guide on this might help.

GP Services Malpractice – If your GP might have caused you to become ill through negligence, then this page could be of interest.

Diagnosed incorrectly? – This guide might cover any questions you might have.

Edited by LisM.