If you have been injured or made ill because of medical negligence in Southend-on-Sea, you could be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. All medical practitioners are obliged by a duty of care to to provide a service that does not unnecessarily harm anyone. Medical negligence (also known as clinical negligence) means that the medical professional delivers substandard care to a patient, which results in the patient becoming injured, ill, or their existing medical condition worsening.
If you have been injured or made ill because of medical negligence in Southend-on-Sea or Essex then trust Medical Negligence Assist to provide you with the right medical negligence solicitors covering the Southend-on-Sea area to handle your claim.
If you believe that you have a valid case for medical negligence, care home neglect compensation or surgery negligence or error then call Medical Negligence Assist today for your free medical negligence claims consultation. One of our informed advisors will speak to you in depth about your experience and if they believe that you have legitimate grounds to claim compensation they will provide a no win no fee solicitor to work on your case.
Our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover claims in this area. Call Medical Negligence Assist today on 0800 652 3087 for free medical negligence claims advice and to begin your medical negligence compensation claim.
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- How Do You Choose A Solicitor For A Medical Negligence Claim?
- Is It Important To Use A Local Medical Negligence Solicitor?
- Should I Read Reviews Of Clinical Negligence Solicitors?
- Could My Injuries Be Assessed In My Local Area?
- What Southend-on-Sea Medical Negligence Claims Could Our Panel Of Experts Handle?
- Negligent Hospital Errors
- Southend-on-Sea Hospitals
- Surgery Errors Or Mistakes
- Birth Injury Negligence
- Care Home Neglect Compensation
- Misdiagnosed Cancer
- GP Malpractice
- Dentist Medical Malpractice Claims
- Southend-on-Sea Area NHS Trusts – Instances Of Medical Negligence
- No Win No Fee Medical Negligence Experts Covering Southend-on Sea
- How Do I Start A Claim?
- Helpful Advice
If you have been injured, made ill or had your existing medical condition exacerbated by a medical professional whose care you were under, our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors could help you if you are thinking of making a clinical negligence claim.
Many clients are anxious about how to find the right medical negligence solicitor to handle their claim. They are often in two minds about whether or not to use a local clinical negligence solicitor, or a specialist solicitor that is based elsewhere in the country. Similarly, many people also wonder if reading online reviews of clinical negligence solicitors is helpful. We will now look at these in more detail to help you make your choice.
Clients may often ask us “do I need to use solicitors near me?” Many people believe that if they are injured in Southend-on-Sea, they have to use a medical negligence solicitor based in Southend-on-Sea, or a medical negligence solicitor in Essex to handle their claim. This is no longer true. In fact, you could use a medical negligence solicitor based anywhere in the country to handle your clinical negligence claims in Southend-on-Sea. Whilst it is more difficult to meet face-to-face with a solicitor that works elsewhere in the country, most claims are now handled via digital communications technology, such as email, or the telephone, so location is often not a priority.
Instead of prioritising finding a local medical negligence solicitor to handle your claim, we recommend that you prioritise finding a solicitor that has experience which is relevant to your claim and a good track record of winning claims like yours.
Call Medical Negligence Assist today and we will be able to provide you with a personal injury solicitor who has the right experience and skills to handle your claim to the highest possible standard. We could also provide you with a no win no fee medical negligence solicitor covering the Essex area.
Many people may feel it is important to seek the opinion of others before they choose a solicitor to handle their claim. For example, you may speak to a friend or family member who has made a medical negligence claim, to see if they were pleased with the service they received from their medical negligence lawyer. However, you may not know anyone who has had this experience and could recommend a firm. As an alternative, many people read reviews of clinical negligence solicitors online. From reading these reviews, you are able to get a good idea of whether or not a medical negligence solicitor’s firm has a good track of winning claims like yours and how happy the previous clients were with the service that they received.
Alternatively, you may be confident that Medical Negligence Assist will provide you with a medical negligence solicitor that has the right skills and experience to handle your clinical negligence claim in Southend-on-Sea. Our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors could handle your claim. They have years of experience handling medical negligence claims and will always push to win you the maximum amount of compensation that you could be entitled to claim. So call us today, and if you are entitled to claim, one of our panel of excellent medical negligence solicitors covering the Essex area will start working on your claim right away.
To make a medical negligence claim you may have to have your injuries assessed by a doctor. This is so they are able to produce a medical report, which your claim will be partly based on. Below are a list of doctors in the Southend-on-Sea area who we work with.
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The doctor who conducts your examination and the location it is held at may differ.
Our panel of medical negligence solicitors cover the Southend-on-Sea area and they are able to handle clinical negligence claims in this area. Whether you have experienced NHS negligence, private healthcare negligence, were harmed due to dentist medical malpractice our team could help you if you have a valid case. They could also help if you need to claim surgery compensation, claim for a birth injury or claim for care home neglect compensation. It is important to note at this stage that to be eligible to claim for any type of clinical negligence the provider of the negligent care or service must also be responsible for causing a direct injury, illness or exacerbation of a current condition.
Hospitals provide numerous amounts of services, and if any of these services fell below the recommended expected standard of care possible negligence could occur. Examples of hospital negligence could take the form of; specialist misdiagnosed your condition providing incorrect treatment which caused you an unnecessary illness, you were prescribed the wrong medication which caused adverse effects, or you were injured because of a medical mistake during surgery. If you have any queries at all in regards to hospital negligence, maybe you are unsure if you are eligible to make a claim or who would be liable call the number at the bottom of the guide and the advisors will be able to shed some light on your case.
Here is a list of hospitals in the Southend On Sea area;
- Southend University Hospital NHS Trust
- BMI Southend Private Hospital
- Rochford Hospital
- The Chartwell Hospital
- BUPA Healthcentre Southend
- Spire Wellesley Hospital
Surgery is a critical time, where the patient puts all of their trust in the surgical team. Examples of surgical negligence could include complications under anaesthetic causing the patient harm, surgical instruments retained, a surgeon carrying out the wrong procedure or the transmission of an infection.
Have you been injured, made ill or had your medical condition worsened because of surgical negligence at a hospital in Southend-on-Sea? If you have been injured or made ill, call us today to see if you are entitled to make a medical negligence claim for surgery compensation.
When a mother is giving birth to a child, it is a special time for the entire family. However, there are also risks involved which means that the mother and child need the highest possible standard of care. Unfortunately, if medical negligence happens during childbirth, birth injuries could occur. These may affect the mother or the child.
Some birth injuries, such as the baby suffering from broken or fractured bones could be due to the incorrect use of delivery tools which could result in the child suffering lifelong disabilities.
Other birth injuries that could be caused by medical negligence may include hypoxia which may lead to the child suffering from cerebral palsy. Such injuries could mean that the child has a reduced life quality and can need around the clock care from the moment they are born.
If you or your child have suffered a birth injury because of childbirth negligence call Medical Negligence Assist today, to enquire if your circumstances qualify for damages, in cases of cerebral palsy caused due to clinical negligence compensation may not be an option but an necessity.
We trust care homes to take care of some of the most vulnerable people in our society, including people who are elderly, infirm or mentally incapacitated. Because the residents are people who cannot look after themselves, it is very important that care homes provide a high standard of care.
Examples of care home negligence could include: injuring a resident whilst moving them, neglecting to give a resident their medication allowing them to deteriorate, giving a resident the wrong medication causing an avoidable illness, neglect or abuse. If your next of kin relative has been injured, made ill, traumatised or had an existing medical condition worsened because of care home negligence, you could be entitled to claim care home neglect compensation on their behalf. Call us today and if you have legitimate grounds to claim, we will provide you with a care home neglect lawyer, who will start working on your care home compensation claim right away.
Unfortunately, cancer is a time-bound disease. This means that it can spread and worsen over time, so the earlier it is caught, the easier it is to treat. Unfortunately, if a cancer is delayed in diagnosis, this could make the difference between the patient surviving the disease and not surviving it. In the very tragic circumstances that your beloved next of kin relative died a preventable death because their doctor failed to spot the signs of cancer, or misdiagnosed their cancer then you could potentially claim compensation on their behalf.
To claim compensation for the misdiagnosis of cancer, call Medical Negligence Assist today, to see if you are entitled to make a compensation claim. If you have a valid case, one of our excellent provided medical negligence solicitor covering the Essex area will start working on your claim as soon as possible.
When we, or our immediate family become ill, we rely on our GP to provide treatment or refer us to a relevant specialist. Unfortunately, if your GP makes a mistake, or acts negligently in anyway, you could be made ill, injured or have your existing medical condition worsened as a result. Examples of possible GP negligence could include:
- A GP prescribing the wrong medication, or the wrong dosage of medication causing avoidable illness.
- A GP failing to spot the signs of a serious illness or injury and not referring a patient to a specialist and the condition develops.
- A GP misdiagnosing a patient’s injuries or their illness providing in adequate treatment and possible allowing the current condition to worsen.
If you have been harmed (injured or made ill) because of negligence on the part of a GP in Southend-on-Sea, call us today, to see if you are entitled to claim compensation. If you have legitimate grounds on which to make a claim we could provide a medical negligence lawyer covering the Essex area from our panel of experts.
If you have been injured, made ill, or have had your dental issues worsened because of dental medical malpractice, then you could be entitled to compensation. Circumstances in which you could be harmed may include,
- Wrong tooth extraction.
- During cosmetic or orthodontic treatment which damages healthy teeth.
- Unnecessary harm caused to the mouth during surgery.
- Wrong diagnosis given when examining the mouth allowing the condition to worsen.
Call us today for your free consultation.
The table below lists the NHS medical negligence statistics for Southend on Sea. 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 Authority||No. of claims recieved||No. of reported incidents||CNST Damages|
|Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust||53||10||7,299,895|
Our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Southend on Sea area.
Our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the Southend-on-Sea area. Providing you with an excellent no win no fee service. But, what does this commonly used term mean?
No win no fee means that you will not have to pay an upfront fee to your medical negligence solicitor covering your area. Instead, you will only pay your fee if you win. In the unlikely circumstance that you do not win your claim, you will not have to pay a fee to your solicitor, meaning that there is reduced financial risk involved in making a no win no fee claim.
To find out more about finding an excellent no win no fee medical negligence solicitor that covers the Southend-on-Sea area, call Medical Negligence Assist today for more information and to begin your claim.
To begin your clinical negligence claim in Southend-on-Sea, call Medical Negligence Assist today for your free consultation. If you were harmed due to the way in which your medical care has been dispensed you could have grounds to seek damages from the professional or provider involved. Whilst our offices are not located here, we could help you to claim.
There are several quick and easy ways to get in contact with our team which you could use. You could phone us using the number at the top of this page, fill out the contact form, or click ‘claim online’ to fill out an enquiry.
Our team are looking forward to hearing from you.
Additional helpful advice and relevant information may be found in the related guides below. We have highlighted what we believe are useful guides on our own site as well as government sites and the Care Quality Commission.
More information about claiming compensation for the mistreatment or misdiagnosis of cancer.
Care Quality Commission
This body regulates health and social care services in England, such as hospitals, nursing homes and clinics in this area.
A Government Guide To Clinical Negligence Cover
Clinical negligence cover information for medical practitioners .
The National Health Service (Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice) Regulations 2019
Guidelines and regulations from the UK Government.
Edited by Melis.