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Medical Negligence

“The doctors and nurses in the UK are some of the best in the world and patient care is usually of an extremely high standard. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and some patients suffer as a result of medical negligence. Lance Mason can fight your corner and offer expert advice on the best course of action.”

What Is Medical Negligence?

Medical professionals are responsible for making sure that all patients under their care receive appropriate and adequate treatment. Medical negligence is usually caused by insufficient staffing, overworked staff or laboratory errors. If you or a family member has suffered because you did not receive the appropriate care, you may be able to make a claim. Medical negligence can be quite traumatic for the sufferer as poor care often has serious consequences.

What Types Of Claims Can I Make?

You can file a medical negligence claim if you have suffered any of the following:

  • Poor aftercare
  • Surgical complications
  • Misdiagnosis of a condition
  • Incorrectly performed cosmetic surgery
  • Incorrectly prescribed medication
  • Incorrectly prescribed dosage of medication
  • Poor care during child birth

The list does not end there. For more information on the types of claims you can pursue for medical negligence, call our legal experts today.

What Do I Need To Make A Claim?

We will take you through the process step by step. Every medical negligence claim is different and specific to the individual’s situation. Generally speaking, there are some things you can do to help your case progress:

  • Take photographs of any injuries sustained
  • Obtain second opinions from other medical professionals
  • Record any dates/times that may be relevant to your case
  • Keep all medical appointment cards

How Much Compensation Will I Receive?

The amount of compensation is directly related to the type of medical negligence claim and the severity of the injuries sustained.

Our legal experts can answer your questions and give you advice that is relevant to your situation specifically. We will analyse your situation, estimating how much compensation you are likely to receive and advise you on how long your claim is likely to take.