Medical Negligence Claims

Medical negligence is when medical professionals fail in their duty of care to you, leading to injury or making an existing condition worse. There are several different ways in which medical negligence can occur; incorrect treatment, misdiagnosis or surgical mistakes.

How Does A Medical Negligence Claim Work?

In order to make a claim for medical negligence, you must be able to prove fault on the part of the medical professional. You have to prove there has been avoidable harm to you as a result.

Pursuing a claim for medical negligence can be quite complex and daunting for an individual. We have expert solicitors who specialise in Medical Negligence cases, they can help guide you through the process.

What Compensation Can You Claim for?

The amount of compensation you can claim for depends on many factors. Below are some examples of what you can claim for:

Loss Of Earnings: - As a direct result of the medical negligence you may no longer be able to work, or only work at a reduced capacity
Pain And Suffering: - This can be a result of the negligence
Payment For treatments: - You may have to seek regular treatment
Changes In Lifestyle: - We can claim compensation if your lifestyle has changed, you may not be able to perform certain activities
Cost Of Home Adaptations: - If you had to adapt your home as a result of the negligence, special equipment etc
Psychological Damage: - If you have been affected psychologically as a result of the negligence

How To Prove Medical Negligence?

In order to pursue a medical negligence claim, you must ensure you have sufficient evidence. You MUST be able to:

  • Prove the doctor, nurse or healthcare professional has broken their duty of care towards you.
  • Prove any damages or injuries caused, would NOT of happened if the correct procedures were followed by the health care professional.

We recommend gaining as much evidence as possible to back up your claim. This can be written material regarding your medical treatment.

How much does it cost?

We work on a NO win No fee basis. This means you only pay us if we win your case for you. There is no upfront or hidden costs, we are transparent with our process and pricing.

Our Simple Claims Process

Get in Touch
There are many ways you can get in touch with us to start your claim. You can call us, email us, or send us a message via our website.
Review Your Claim
Our expert team of solicitors will review your case and let you know if you have a claim.
Start Claim Process
We will then start acting on your behalf and send a letter of claim to the defendant to start the legal process.
Wait for Your Outcome
We will keep you informed on the progress of your claim and if successful let you know.

Medical Negligence Claim

Complete the form today to find out if you have a viable claim and if High Street Solicitors can help you, alternatively feel free to contact us on 0151 243 6700.

We will contact you as soon as possible