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

Medical negligence Herefordshire

Medical negligence Herefordshire

There are many different types of accidents and injuries that could result in someone making a claim for compensation. We have specific expertise in medical negligence here at Medical Negligence Assist. If you are thinking about hiring medical negligence solicitors in Herefordshire to make a claim, you might be surprised to learn that despite the fact that we are not based in Herefordshire, our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors can cover the Herefordshire area. Due to vast advancements in telecommunication people are no longer restricted to using local medical negligence solicitors. With that being said, we will also tell you more about what to expect when working with our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors. This includes details about specific types of negligence claims. We will also reveal why it might be wise to opt for no win no fee medical negligence solicitors. If you have any queries about making a medical malpractice claim or indeed the service we offer, please do not hesitate to get in touch for more information. You will find all of our contact details at the end of the guide should you wish to get in touch.

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How To Claim Compensation For Medical Negligence In Herefordshire

When it comes to making any sort of claim, there is no denying that one of the most important parts of the process is finding a premium quality solicitor to work on your case for you. However, this could be a lot easier said than done when there are so many medical negligence solicitors in Herefordshire to choose from. And, you don’t have to pick one based in Herefordshire, which widens your choice significantly. So, what sort of factors should you be considering when looking for the right personal injury solicitor to help you make a claim? Firstly, you might want to make sure that the person in question has a lot of experience. This does not merely relate to working in the claims industry for a long period of time. You may need to make sure that they have handled cases similar to yours before.

Therefore, if you want to make a claim for malpractice or ill treatment that has happened in a care home environment, you might want a solicitor that has worked on care home negligence claims before. You may need to also make sure that he or she has a good track record for success. Aside from this, it might be wise to ensure that they are easy to communicate with and that you feel comfortable working with them as you may need to speak to them for some time. You may also want to enquire about the fees charged and the payment structure. We usually recommend the no win no fee approach. If this is something you have not heard of, you will find more details at the end of the guide.

Should You Claim With Medical Negligence Solicitors In Herefordshire?

A lot of people might assume that their only option is to work with medical negligence solicitors in Herefordshire. It is understandable why you might assume that this is the case. However, you do need to not limit your search by only looking for medical negligence solicitors in my area on Google. Instead, the advisable thing to do could be to consider solicitors from anywhere in the UK. This is because technology has advanced dramatically, and so claims could be handled via email and telephone today. This means that you could choose someone based on their success rate and experience rather than selecting someone purely because they are convenient. This is how our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Herefordshire area.

If You Need A Medical Exam, A Doctor From Our Panel Could Carry This Out

While you don’t have to choose medical negligence solicitors in Herefordshire, you may need to see a medical professional in your area. This is something that our panel of solicitors could assist with. They have connections with medical experts throughout the country, including…

Nicholas Dansie

15a Codicote Road,




Compare Solicitors Services And Fees With Reviews

In addition to the advice that has already been presented, it could also help to read medical negligence solicitor reviews. This is because you could get a good understanding of what it is like to work with the solicitor in question this way. You could read comments that have been left by people who were once in your shoes. You could think about leaving feedback once you have made a claim so that you could provide this help for other people who may need to make a claim in the future.

Reasons For Making A Medical Negligence Claim

There are different sorts of cases that could be handled by medical negligence solicitors in Herefordshire. Below, we will take a look at some examples to give you a better understanding of the types of incidents that could potentially result in you making a claim.

Dental Malpractice Claims

You maybe searching for medical negligence solicitors in Herefordshire because you have suffered an avoidable injury while receiving dental treatment. There are different ways that someone could be the victim of dental negligence if a dentist or any of their team allow their standards to drop below what is expected of them. This could include cases whereby your dentist has damaged a healthy tooth during treatment, extracted the wrong tooth, or carried out treatment that was not right for you, damaging your oral health. Another example could include if your dentist has failed to pick up on the signs of oral cancer and you condition has advanced. If the dentist is negligent in your care and you suffer because of this, why not call us to see if you could make a claim.

Claims For An Avoidable Injury In Childbirth

In addition to this, our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors may also be able to help you to make a claim for an injury in childbirth if it was avoidable and caused to due medical negligence. There is no denying that these sorts of claims could be very traumatic and difficult to come to terms with. This is because they could involve lifelong injuries to the baby, which may have been avoided if the right action was taken. This could be very difficult to deal with, as it could impact the family in question for the rest of their lives. Of course, if your circumstances were not as severe as this, there is still the possibility of making a claim too. Negligence could arise from a midwife failing to spot signs of distress in you or your baby, or you could be injured if birthing tools are not used in the correct manner.

Care Home Negligence / Neglect Claims

You may also be considering our panel as an alternative to medical negligence solicitors in Herefordshire to make a claim for care home negligence. You might be making a claim on behalf of a loved one as they have been harmed due to care home negligence. Cases could range from prescription errors causing adverse effects on their health, to standards of care not being met leading to your loved one suffering further illness or injury, to severe incidents of care home abuse. Call us today to find out more.

Surgery Negligence Claims

We might also assist you with surgery negligence claims. While all surgeries are going to have risks associated with them, this does not mean that surgical errors and mistakes from negligence shouldn’t render you unable to make a claim. There are different negligent errors that could be made, from retained surgical instruments to surgeries being carried out on the wrong limb. If this has happened, or you have been harmed by negligent surgery in another way, call us for more details.

Medical Negligence In Hospitals

Medical Negligence Assist could help when it comes to both private and public hospital claims. There are different ways negligence could happen in a hospital environment if medical staff at all times do not adhere to uphold their duty of care they have to their patients. We have already discussed birth and surgery injuries. However, negligence could also happen because of medication mix-ups and poor hygiene standards leading to ill health and infections, for example.

Misdiagnosed, Delayed Or Late Diagnosed Cancer

You may be aware that cancer it quite a progressive illness and that it could spread at a rapid pace if not diagnosed and treated. This highlights why it is so important for the disease to be diagnosed quickly and correctly. If a mistake is made in the diagnosis, it could mean that the treatment is delayed. When this happens, there is a possibility of the cancer spreading to another part of the body. This could mean that the person is going to require much more intensive treatment than they would have needed to if the diagnosis happened when it was in its early stages. In some cases, cancer negligence could be fatal. If you feel your cancer treatment has been negligent and you suffered more than you needed to it might be an idea to see if you could have a claim for negligence.

GP Malpractice

What about GP malpractice? This could happen if your GP or doctor has made a negligent mistake and this has resulted in your experiencing an illness or injury that you would not have happened, or your condition becomes worse because of it. GP negligence could range from minor to severe. If your GP failed to identify a serious condition when they would have been expected to be able to diagnose it with the symptoms given it could have a serious effect on the patients health. This means that the patient in question might not get the right treatment as quickly as they need it. However, it could also be damaging because they end up on a treatment path that is not right for them due to a misdiagnosis, and this could also cause further illness.

Statistics – Cases Brought Against Herefordshire NHS Trusts

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

Healthcare providerClaims received 17/18Number of incidents 17/18Damage payments
Wye Valley NHS Trust3011£2,109,604

No Win No Fee Medical Negligence Claims

Earlier, we discussed the fact that we feel it is extremely important to choose a personal injury solicitor with care from all of the medical negligence solicitors in Herefordshire and across the UK that are available. One thing that we mentioned is the option to choose a no win no fee medical negligence lawyer. In cases like this a solicitor will only receive payment if the case is a success. If a payout is not awarded, you are not going to have to pay anything to your personal injury lawyer. This could be important because it could give you complete peace of mind. When making a claim, a lot of people might worry that they are going to spend a lot of their money on legal fees only to get nothing in return. You will be pleased to know that our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors offer a 100 per cent no win no fee service.

Hospitals Serving Herefordshire

There are many different hospitals serving the Herefordshire area. This includes

  • Hereford County Hospital
  • East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
  • Nuffield Health Hereford Hospital
  • Leominster Community Hospital
  • Bromyard Community Hospital
  • Ross on Wye Community Hospital
  • Wye Valley NHS Trust

Contact Our Team

Our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Herefordshire area, meaning you don’t need to be limited to medical negligence solicitors in Herefordshire. No matter what has happened, whether you have been the victim of hospital negligence or you are thinking about filing a lawsuit for a case of misdiagnosed, delayed or late diagnosis of cancer, you could speak to our experts today to find out more about how to make a personal injury claim. You can reach us any time of the day, any day of the week, on 0800 652 3087.

Helpful Information

Claimants for wrongful death – Relatives could make claims on behalf of a loved one that has passed away due to medical negligence. You can read more on this here.

Malpractice in Surgery – You can find answers to common questions here.

Wrong diagnoses – FAQ – More information surrounding misdiagnosis claims.

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust – You can find East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust’s site here. The address can be found below:

Lister Hospital,

Coreys Mill Lane,



Edited by LisM.