Medical Negligence Claims
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Medical Negligence Claims
Medical negligence is when a health care worker which can include but is not exclusive to, doctors, nurse, dentist or carer that has provided some kind of health treatment that has been of below par standard and in turn has caused the patient/client to be harmed as an effect of the service that has been provided. Making a claim for medical negligence means to claim compensation, an amount of money for the harm that has been caused and the damage it has had on the victim overall.
What Compensation can be Claimed for?
To effectively calculate any compensation amount they must be broken down in to two areas these are below, a lot of people want to know what medical negligence compensation amounts they will receive.
General Damages: they are there to compensation the victim for pain and suffering that has occurred due to the negligent act. They will be calculated by how much the victim has been injured and due to this how has their quality of life has been affected as a consequence. To prove such injuries have taken place medical records along with unbiased medical experts will be needed to prove that a person of ordinary skill would have not committed such an act of negligence. A compensation calculator can be used to assist you in working out how much compensation may be awarded.
Special Damages: they are there to compensation out of pocket expenses that have been as a result of the incident that has caused the act of negligence. Special damages include losses that have been experienced form the date of the incident and any future expense losses that may occur are to be calculated for the future. Special damages can include but are not exclusive to.
- Medication and treatment costs
- Loss of earning that have been and will be incurred
- Adaptation to accommodation
- Change of accommodation
- Care needed
- Travel costs
- Parking expenses
- Specialist equipment
How Do I start a Claim for Medical Negligence?
It is possible to make a claim online by filling out a simple Contact Form and waiting for one of our expert medical negligence solicitors to get back to you. They are of a senior status and can tell you if you have a valid claim for medical negligence. The consultation is free and causes you no financial risk to make a claim for medical negligence.
Can I Get Free Advice On Hospital Negligence Compensation Claims?
The answer is yes we offer free advice on hospital negligence compensation claims and we also let you know the full options on what to do next. If you do choose us to deal with your claim we make sure your claim has the very best chance a winning compensation.
We understand that many potential Claimants have questions they would like to ask before starting their claim. Our solicitors are available to answer these and to discuss your options.
Helping people make successful compensation claims for slip or trip accidents, our specialist solicitors have acted for Claimants injured in a wide range of environments including supermarkets, on pavements, public roads and other thoroughfares.
Compensation awards and settlements have been successfully negotiated for injuries including:
- Wrist and arm injuries
- Bruises and cuts
- Sprained and broken ankles
- Back and neck injuries
- Slip Injuries arising from leaking and spilled fluids
- Trips caused by discarded packaging
- Falls and trips caused by poorly-maintained walkways
- Our solicitors take care of the legal work and negotiation so you can prioritise your recovery.