Compensation for negligent hospital treatment

Many people are injured each year following treatment at a hospital or doctors’ surgery. Whether you have been injured as an NHS or private patient, you may be able to claim compensation.

Examples of hospital negligence claims include:

  • Injuries following surgery
  • Failure to get consent before an operation
  • Failure to identify or diagnose a medical problem
  • Failure to refer a patient for specialist treatment
  • Negligently prescribed or administered medication
  • Bed sore and pressure sore claims.

How can Nelsons help you make a hospital negligence claim?

Our team of specialist lawyers are experienced in dealing with claims for medical negligence compensation and are recognised by the independently researched Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 directories.

We will work with specialist medical experts to consider your case and advise if the treatment was negligent and it caused your injury, and assess the compensation you are owed.

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 the following:

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