There are lots of different ways that accidents and injuries could happen. From road traffic accidents to accidents in the workplace; the scenarios could vary considerably, and in some cases, could lead to a compensation claim – and this is also true for medical negligence that causes us harm. In this guide, we are going to take a look at claims for medical mistakes specifically, and we will especially provide advice for those that are looking for medical negligence solicitors in West Bridgford – though it is not necessary to use a solicitor that is based there. We will take a look at the different factors you need to consider when you are looking for a personal injury solicitor to work on this sort of claim specifically. You might be pleased to learn that our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the West Bridgford area despite the fact that we are not based in this part of the UK. We will talk you through the sort of service you could expect when you work with our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors. We will also take a look at some of the most common medical negligence cases to give you a better understanding. If you have any queries about making a claim or the service that we provide, please do not hesitate to get in touch. You will find all of our contact information at the end of the guide.
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There is a lot that you might need to consider when you are looking for a medical negligence solicitor to work on your case. After all, there are a lot of medical negligence solicitors in West Bridgford – and the rest of the country to choose from, and so you want to know how to narrow down your search effectively. The first factor you might need to consider is the solicitor’s experience. You could check that they have worked on a lot of medical negligence cases before and that they have a good success rate in doing so. You also may need to ensure that the personal injury lawyer is easy to communicate with. Aside from this, you might wish to seek out a no win no fee medical negligence lawyer. If you do not know what this means, you could find out more information on the no win no fee payment agreement at the end of the guide.
A lot of people might base their search on looking for the solicitors West Bridgford has to offer. They may head to Google and look for medical negligence solicitors in my area because they might feel that this is their only option. However, you could work with a solicitor based anywhere in the UK when making a medical negligence claim. Many claims are not handled face to face anymore, they are handled via phone or email communications. This is how our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the West Bridgford area. This means that you could choose a legal professional based on their expertise rather than simply choosing someone based on where they are located.
While you could work with solicitors based anywhere in the UK, including our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors, you will want to see a medical expert in your local area. This is something our panel of solicitors could do for you as they are connected to a panel of doctors based locally to you. Some, we have listed below.
Regus Offices, East Midlands Airport, Herald Way, Pegasus Business Park, Castle Donington, Nottingham, DE74 2TZ.
Nottingham Regus Office, Wheeler Gate, Nottingham, NG1 2NA.
15 Wheeler Gate, Nottingham NG1 2NA.
When you are looking for the right medical negligence solicitors in West Bridgford or anywhere else in the UK, one of the things you could do is read medical negligence solicitor reviews. These comments could be very insightful. They could help you to get a better understanding of the solicitor you are thinking about working with. It is advisable to look on independent review platforms because then you will know that the comments are genuine. Once you have made a claim, you could make sure that you leave comments too so you could help others in your position.
In the upcoming sections, we are going to take a look at some of the most common cases our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors could potentially handle. This is not an exhaustive list. However, it should give you a better understanding of the medical negligence claims that could be made.
The first example that we are going to take a look at is hospital negligence cases. This could be negligence in an NHS hospital or a private hospital. The situations could vary when it comes to hospital negligence. Examples could range from incidents whereby medical professionals have made mistakes, for example, diagnosed an illness incorrectly or failed to give the right medication leading to further illness, to incidents whereby people have fallen ill because of poor hygiene standards. The hospital has a duty of care to their patient to uphold certain standards. If these are not met, and you suffer worsening illness or some form of injury because of this, then you could be in a position to make a claim.
Aside from this, our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors could help with surgical errors too. There is no denying that all types of surgeries and operations are going to come with risks. However, this does not mean that you could not look into making a claim if your surgeon was negligent. If your surgeon has not carried out an operation properly or he or she has failed to warn you of all of the risks, for instance, and you suffer harm, you may be able to make a claim.
A lot of people might also look for the assistance of our panel of solicitors as an alternative to medical negligence solicitors in West Bridgford for midwife negligence cases. These cases could be very difficult to come to terms with, especially when they result in lifelong injuries for the baby or indeed the mother. When making a claim, you might be able to make a case for the emotional trauma experienced as well as the physical injuries. These cases could happen in a number of different ways. They might occur when the medical professional has failed to notice that the baby and/or the mother are in distress and their inaction has led to harm. Other cases could occur if the wrong birthing tools are used, or they are used in the wrong manner, leading to injury.
When we are not feeling well, we might rely on our doctor to diagnose the symptoms we are experiencing so that we could get the treatment we need. When mistakes are made, not only does this mean we might not get the treatment we require but we could end up taking medication that we do not even need which causes us more harm. This is how some doctor negligence cases could occur. Another way would be misdiagnosis or late diagnosis of progressive diseases when symptoms or signs were clearly present but may have been ignored or not checked out properly. This could cause a disease to progress further and cause more harm.
You may also want to make a claim for yourself or on the behalf of a loved one because of care home negligence. There have been some stories in the news as of late about different care homes that have been charged with the abuse of their patients. While these incidents are rare, they could happen, and of course, this counts as negligence. Negligence could also occur due to medication errors leading to further ill health, slip, trip, and fall hazards not being signposted or repaired, infection due to poor hygiene standards and more.
Asie from the examples that have already been mentioned, you may also be looking for our panel as another choice instead of medical negligence solicitors in West Bridgford if you have been the victim of a mistake regarding cancer treatment or diagnosis. Cancer is a disease that sometimes grows and spreads at a scary pace. If it is not diagnosed and treated correctly, this could mean that you end up suffering severe symptoms because of the cancer has gotten a lot worse and this could have been avoided. In some cases, these incidents may be fatal. If you have lost a loved one because of cancer negligence, or you are suffering harm yourself because of it, you could give our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors a call for more information.
Finally, our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors also have the experience to assist with dental negligence cases. This includes cosmetic dental negligence. It does not matter whether the negligence has occurred because of an NHS dentist in West Bridgford or a private dentist in West Bridgford, if negligence has occurred and your oral health has suffered because of that negligence, there could be a chance you that you are eligible to make a claim for compensation. There are many different ways that dental negligence could happen. Examples could range from negligent advice leading to worsening oral health, and failing to spot the signs of oral cancer, to damaging a healthy tooth during treatment or extracting the incorrect tooth.
There are lots of different hospitals and medical clinics near West Bridgford. Examples include..
- Lings Bar Hospital
- The Hospital Group
- West Bridgford Medical Centre
To get a better understanding of the number of medical negligence incidents in Nottinghamshire, please refer to the table below. Please note this is only for NHS negligence. Private hospital data is not available.
|Healthcare provider||Claims received 17/18||Number of incidents 17/18||Damage payments|
|Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust||51||6||£4,544,780.6|
Earlier, we wrote about some of the different factors that you should consider when looking for medical negligence solicitors in West Bridgford or those based outside the area that cover claims there. One thing we spoke about is the importance of working with a solicitor who offers a no win no fee service. If you do not know what this means, this essentially indicates that you are only going to need to pay legal fees if your personal injury claim is a success. If compensation is not secured, you are not going to need to pay anything to your solicitor. A lot of people might worry that they are going to end up out of pocket if they make a claim because they could fear that they will spend their money on legal fees and get nothing in return. This is something you do not have to fret about when you work with us, as our panel of expert medical negligence solicitors works on a no win no fee basis.
Our panel of medical negligence solicitors can cover the West Bridgford area, meaning you don’t need medical negligence solicitors in West Bridgford to help you make your claim. If you have any queries or you are ready to get started with making a claim, you could speak to our experts today to find out more information about how to make a personal injury claim. You can reach us at any time for legal advice, any day of the week, on 0800 652 3087.
Claimants for wrongful death – Relatives could make claims on behalf of a loved one that has passed away. You can read more about this here.
Malpractice in Surgery – You can find answers to common questions here.
Wrong diagnoses – FAQ – More information surrounding misdiagnosis claims.
Lings Bar Hospital – You can find Lings Bar hospital’s site here. The address can be found below: Beckside, Gamston, West Bridgford,Nottingham, NG2 6PR.
Written by Jo.
Edited by Charlotte.