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Medical negligence Essex

Medical negligence Essex

Are you an Essex resident has been harmed in some way due to clinical or medical negligence? Are you trying to find medical negligence solicitors in Essex? You could be entitled to claim compensation for your pain, suffering and loss of amenity, as well as any expenses that your injuries have caused. We have created this guide to help you learn more about making a claim for compensation and to help you choose the right solicitor.

Whether you have been harmed because of clinical negligence in a cancer diagnosis, baby birth negligence, dental professional negligence, neglect in residential care homes, negligence in surgery or any other type of medical negligence, we could help you claim. Call today on 0800 652 3087 to speak to one of our advisors. They will consult you in depth and if you are entitled to compensation, we could connect you to an excellent medical negligence solicitor who is part of our panel to handle your claim.

Our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors can handle claims for clinical negligence in Essex. So call today, and if you have a right to compensation, they could start working on your claim right away.

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How Do I Choose My Medical Negligence Solicitor?

Many people find that choosing a medical negligence solicitor can be a daunting process. We wanted to explain some answers to some medical negligence FAQs including “Do I have to use medical negligence solicitors in my area?” or “should I read medical negligence solicitor reviews?

Remember, if you have been harmed because of medical negligence our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Essex area. Call us today and we could supply you with an excellent personal injury solicitor who is part of our panel, that is suitable for handling your claim.

How Do I Compare Solicitors?

If you are considering making a medical negligence compensation claim, you may wish to compare no win no fee medical negligence solicitors in Essex or elsewhere. You can do so by reading medical negligence solicitor reviews online. To do so, simply type popular terms such as “medical negligence solicitors in my area” or “medical negligence solicitors covering Essex” into a search engine like Google, and reviews and ratings for solicitors near you will come up. You can read these to compare lawyers and see what previous clients thought of the service they received.

Alternatively contact Medical Negligence Assist. Our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors cover the Essex area and we will be able to find a solicitor with the right area of expertise to handle your claim.

We Have A Panel Of Doctors Who Could Carry Out Your Medical Assessment

If you make a medical negligence claim in Essex or elsewhere, the first step will be having your injuries assessed by a doctor. During your assessment your doctor will create a report which details: what your injuries are, what treatment you will need and what effect your injuries will have on your health and quality of life, going forward. This will be used by your personal injury lawyer to value your claim. Below, is a list of doctors who could be appointed to undertake your assessment.

Mamtha Balendra Kumar
Atlantic Business Centre,
Lyttleton House 64,
Broomfield Road,
Chelmsford,
CM1 1SW

Asef Zafar
The Street,
Galleywood,
Chelmsford,
CM2 8QL

Will I Have To Use A Medical Negligence Solicitor In Essex?

At Medical Negligence Assist, our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Essex area. If your solicitor is not based in Essex, you don’t need to worry that this may affect your claim. These days, most solicitors firms handle their communication with clients remotely. They often consult with clients using phone and email.

Instead of prioritising the location of your solicitor, we advise prioritising how well fitted they are for handling your claim. For example, look to see if their experience is relevant to your claim.

What Are Examples Of Medical Negligence I Could Claim For?

At Medical Negligence Assist, we will cover any type of medical negligence claim, as long as it meets the criteria that you were avoidably harmed due to medical negligence by a medical professional who’s care you was under. Most medical negligence claims are also subject to a medical negligence claims time limit, in the UK. The UK medical negligence claims time limit is usually 3 years from the day that the person realised that they had become injured, ill, or had their existing medical condition worsened by medical negligence, or the incident of medical negligence happened. There are exceptions please call our advisors for more details.

We will look at some examples of medical negligence claims that people may make. If you have been harmed because of an example of medical negligence that we have listed below, or another kind of medical negligence call today to enquire about making a compensation claim for Essex clinical malpractice today.

Surgical And Cosmetic Surgery Negligence

Have you been injured, made ill or had your existing condition worsened because of negligence surgery? Perhaps you experienced a cosmetic surgery procedure that went wrong, which caused you physical damage and worsened your appearance, or damaged your health. Maybe you have been harmed because of a medical surgery procedure where negligence occurred. Examples of medical negligence in surgery could include wrong site surgery where a surgeon operates on the wrong side of a body, a mesh being wrongly inserted, or a foriegn body being left inside the patient.

If you have been injured because of surgical or cosmetic surgery negligence in Essex, you could be entitled to compensation for the pain, suffering and loss of amenity. Call Medical Negligence Assist today.

Claiming For Negligent Acts By A GP/Doctor

We rely on our local GP to treat us and our families for minor injuries and illnesses. We also rely on them to refer us to a specialist at a hospital, if we are showing signs of a more serious medical condition that requires expert care. It is vital that at all times GP’s uphold their obligatory code of conduct and their duty of care ,failure to do so could result in a patient being avoidably harmed. For example, a GP may negligently misdiagnose a patient causing their condition to worsen, or give a patient a dosage of medication that is too high causing them to overdose.

If you have been harmed because of GP medical negligence in Essex, call Medical Negligence Assist today. Our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Essex area. If you have legitimate grounds to make a claim for GP clinical negligence, one of our panel of excellent medical negligence lawyers will start working on your claim right away.

Mother And Baby Birth Negligence

Have you or your child been harmed because of baby birth negligence in Essex? It is critical that during childbirth, the mother and child receive the highest standard of care. If the mother or child are harmed due to medical negligence, this could result in them receiving birth injuries that could have lifelong consequences. For example, midwives not noticing the baby is suffering and is in distress which leads to hypoxia and eventually starvation of oxygen causing brain damage. If all the placenta is not delivered correctly it could cause infection in the mother.

If your child was injured because of baby birth negligence and is under 18, you can claim compensation on their behalf. If you were avoidably injured whilst giving birth or afterwards because of childbirth negligence, you could also be entitled to claim compensation. Call Medical Negligence Assist, to find the right medical negligence lawyer to handle your claim.

Dental Professional Negligence

If you have experienced dental professional negligence, which has resulted in your teeth or another part of your mouth becoming damaged, or an existing medical condition worsening, you could be entitled to make a medical negligence claim for compensation. Examples of dental negligence could include a cosmetic dentistry procedure which causes damage to healthy teeth or damage to the surrounding mouth and face which leaves scars. Alternatively negligence could occur in medical dentistry, such as a dentist damaging a patient’s nerve, a dentist removing the wrong tooth, or a dentist failing to spot the signs of a serious oral condition allowing the condition to unnecessarily worsen.

If you have been injured or ill because of dental professional negligence in Essex, you could be entitled to damages. Call us today, and if you have the right to claim, we will provide you with the right dental professional negligence solicitor to handle your claim, right away.

Negligence At Hospitals

Clinical malpractice could happen in hospitals if medical staff are not always striving to maintain that minimum level of standards. Hospital negligence can be NHS negligence or private healthcare negligence. Some examples of negligence in hospitals could be a patient being given the wrong medication or the incorrect dosage of medication which causes adverse health effects, an oxygen dependant patient being left alone without oxygen, misreading laboratory results or Accident & Emergency department errors which lead to negligent misdiagnoses causing a patients’ current condition to escalate. If you have been injured because of clinical malpractice at a hospital in Essex, you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries.

Neglect In Residential Care Homes

If you have been injured, made ill or had your existing condition worsened because of neglect in a residential care home in Essex, you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. If you have a close next of kin relative who was harmed because of negligence in a residential care home, but is not able to claim compensation for themselves because they are not judged to be mentally capable (for example they are suffering from dementia) then you could make a personal injury claim on their behalf. The compensation that is awarded if the claim is successful could go towards paying for your relative to receive the best possible standard of residential care going forwards and any medical treatment that they may need. To make a claim for injuries or illness caused by negligence in a residential care home contact Medical Negligence Assist today. One of our panel of excellent medical negligence solicitors covering the Essex area, could win for you the compensation that you deserve.

Clinical Negligence In Cancer Diagnosis

With cancer, an early diagnosis is essential. This is because if cancer is not detected early, it could worsen rapidly becoming harder to treat and also spread to other organs. Therefore, if you went to your doctor concerned about potential signs of cancer, only to have them dismissed by your GP or go unspotted by your oncologist, this can be absolutely devastating. Especially if it means that you now need more invasive treatment, or worse, that you might not survive the disease. If it can be proven that the doctor who misdiagnosed the symptoms acted in a negligent manner, i.e. another doctor of the same capabilities would have diagnosed the condition or at least referred the patient for tests then it maybe classed as negligent.

If you have had your condition worsened by clinical negligence in cancer diagnosis then you could be entitled to claim compensation for the harm it caused. In the very sad circumstances that your close next of kin relative died an avoidable death because of cancer misdiagnosis, you could also be entitled to claim on their behalf. Our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Essex area, so call today to see if you are entitled to claim.

Number Of Claims Registered Against Essex NHS Trusts

The table below lists the NHS medical negligence statistics for the Essex area. The table lists the number of incidents that happened, how many claims were received and the value of the claims processed. The table is relevant to the years 2017/8, which is the latest data available at the time of writing, for the NHS Trusts listed below.

NHS Trust Or Relevant Healthcare AuthorityNo. of claims recievedNo. of reported incidentsCNST Damages Paid
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust1362,604,951
Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust5895,178,856

Our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Essex area and will handle claims on behalf of individuals who were injured in private or NHS hospitals or practices.

Hospitals In The County Of Essex

  • Broomfield Hospital
  • Chelmsford And Essex Hospital
  • The Princess Alexandra
  • St Margaret’s Hospital
  • Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital

No Win No Fee Medical Negligence Solicitors Covering Essex

A no win no fee medical negligence solicitor covering the Essex area will take on your claim, without charging you an upfront fee. Instead, they will only charge a fee on the condition that they win your claim for you. Your payment will be deducted from the compensation package that you were awarded, making a no win no fee medical negligence solicitor the more affordable option for many of our clients. If you have been injured, made ill or had your existing medical condition worsened because of negligence on the part of a medical practitioner in Essex, you could possibly make a no win no fee claim for compensation today.

Talk To Our Team Today

If you have had your existing medical condition made worse, been injured or become ill because of an incident of medical negligence in Essex, you could be entitled to claim compensation. Whatever sort of Essex clinical malpractice you experienced, call Medical Negligence Assist today, to see how much compensation you could be entitled to claim for your injuries. If you have legitimate grounds to claim, we will supply you with an excellent medical negligence solicitor covering the Essex area, to handle your claim. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

Helpful References

Mid Essex Hospital Services

Essex Partnership University: NHS Foundation Trust

North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group

Broomfield Hospital
Court Rd, Broomfield,
Chelmsford CM1 7ET
Website: www.nhs.uk/Services/hospitals/Overview/DefaultView.aspx?id=RQ8L0

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