Claims against hospitals, GPs and dentists

When you undergo medical treatment you expect to be treated with expert care. However, sometimes things go wrong and mistakes are made. If you have been injured as a result of medical negligence, you may be able to claim compensation.

Medical or clinical negligence includes:

Medical negligence claims are particularly complex due to the scientific issues involved, so it is vital to use specialist Medical Negligence Solicitors who understand the legal and medical issues.

How we can help with your medical negligence claim

We have a team of experienced Medical Negligence Solicitors who and as specialists have a strong track record of securing compensation. Every year we consistently recover millions of pounds on behalf of people injured by medical accidents throughout the UK. We are one of a small number of law firms which can offer Legal Aid in some medical negligence cases.

We understand that it can be daunting when contemplating bringing a medical negligence claim. Our wide ranging experience ensures that we can give you expert advice on pursuing a claim for compensation and support you through the process.

Medical Negligence SolicitorsOur team is recognised by the independently researched Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 directories as one of the top teams of specialists in the country. We are members of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel – a specialist qualification held by experienced medical negligence solicitors, and are a Member of the AvMA Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel.

If you have been a victim of medical negligence, contact us to speak to a member of our team. Our team prides itself on our friendly and professional service and we are always happy to discuss the circumstances of your potential claim either over the phone, via email or where appropriate at a meeting.

We offer:

  • No win, no fee services
  • Legal aid in some cases
  • Help with rehabilitation for your injuries
  • A friendly team of experts

We have acted in numerous compensation claims against local NHS Trusts, hospitals and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG), including:

  • Derbyshire

    • Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
      • Chesterfield Royal Hospital
    • Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
      • Royal Derby Hospital
    • Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Trust
    • Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

  • Leicestershire

    • Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
    • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
      • Leicester Glenfield
      • Leicester Royal Infirmary
      • Leicester General Hospital

  • Lincolnshire

    • Lincolnshire East CCG
    • Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
    • United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
      • Grantham & District Hospital
      • Lincoln County Hospital
      • Pilgrim Hospital

  • Northamptonshire

    • Kettering General Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
      • Kettering General Hospital
    • Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
      • Northampton General Hospital
    • Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

  • Nottinghamshire

    • Nottingham City Care Partnership
    • Nottingham North and East CCG
    • Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
      • Nottingham City Hospital
      • Queens Medical Centre
    • Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
    • Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
      • Kings Mill Hospital

To find out if you have a claim, please contact us to discuss how our medical negligence solicitors can help you. For a quick response to your enquiry, call us now or use our online chat.

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