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NHS and private medical negligence claims

AVMAThe NHS in England alone deals with over 1 million patients every 36 hours and in the vast majority of cases the care and treatment provided is first class. However, resources are stretched, and so there are occasions when things go wrong and mistakes are made which can have serious, and sometimes life-changing, consequences for patients. Mistakes also happen in private clinics in the UK where treatment has been sought from a private doctor, anaesthetist, dentist or nurse.

If you have received medical treatment from the NHS or a private healthcare practitioner and this has resulted in an injury, worsening of an existing condition or a deterioration in your health, you could be the victim of medical negligence.  If so, you may be entitled to compensation for any physical and mental suffering and for any financial costs you have incurred.  The solicitors at QualitySolicitors Bradbury Roberts & Raby in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire are experts in the law of medical negligence in the NHS and private sector and can advise you on whether you have a claim as well as seeking compensation on your behalf.

Why choose QualitySolicitors Bradbury Roberts & Raby?+

Our team of specialist medical negligence and personal injury lawyers, led by Partner Ian Horner, has in-depth expertise in complex medical claims and has successfully obtained compensation in numerous cases of medical negligence committed by NHS staff and private medical practitioners, from failing to diagnose a condition to failing to spot the development of a serious infection.  We ensure that our clients are compensated for their physical suffering and for any money they have lost or had to spend as a result of the way they have been treated.  

We have experience in dealing with claims against the NHS and private medical providers in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire and throughout the UK across a range of areas, including: -

  • Negligence that occurs in a care home
  • Negligence by a cosmetic surgeon
  • Negligence by a dentist or dental hygienist
  • Negligence by a GP or nurse in a GP practice
  • Negligence that occurs in a hospital
Are you eligible for compensation?+

If you or your relative have been injured while in the care of the NHS, or a private medical provider, or a loved one has died because of mistakes made in their care by the NHS or a private medical practitioner, call us today on 01724 854000 for a free confidential chat about how we may be able to help you.  As members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) you can rest assured that with our solicitors you are in safe hands.  Most medical negligence claims must be brought within three years from the point when a person ought reasonably to have known that he or she was a victim of medical negligence.  Therefore it is imperative that you seek expert legal advice as soon as you have concerns.

Funding a medical negligence claim+

Depending on the circumstances of your particular case, there may be a number of ways to cover your legal costs, such as via an insurance policy or a no win, no fee arrangement.  We will be able to explain the options to you when we have the details of your claim.

Call us today on 01724 854000 for a free confidential chat about your case.

Team members

Ian Horner
Jennifer Mitchell
Associate Solicitor
Richard Watts
Associate Solicitor
Marzia Kazmi

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