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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Beginning medical negligence litigation

    Anyone who is thinking about beginning medical negligence litigation is clearly in a position that is likely to be stressful, upsetting and overwhelming. You may have received less than favourable treatment for some reason, being misdiagnosed for a particular condition or even been wrongly treated in some way. Sometimes a delay in receiving proper care at the right time can have a pronounced effect on the outcome for an individual.

    All these situations can lead to the potential for a medical negligence claim to be lodged against the other party. This does not merely have to involve the NHS; some claims relate to private medical services.

    Of course this type of litigation is very different from trying to ascertain who was to blame for a car accident for example. This is why it is imperative that you go to a lawyer who has extensive experience in this area of law.

    This alone can potentially help boost your chances of getting the outcome you desire. An expert in this field will understand the myriad of questions that need to be asked and the facts that need to be gathered together in order to work out whether you have a chance of winning compensation.

    How do you know whether there is a case to answer?

    If you even suspect there could be a case in your own situation, it is best to seek out proper advice. This could be regarding any kind of condition, illness or situation in which you feel you did not receive the proper care you should have done.

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    It may also involve a member of your family or perhaps a child for example, since it may be possible to make a claim on behalf of another person instead of them making the claim themselves.

    Contact the team at Accident Advice Helpline today to discover more about your situation

    Needless to say if you are even thinking about beginning medical negligence litigation, it can be a stressful and worrying time. That’s why our professional injury compensation lawyers can step in and explore the situation to determine the facts of your case.

    Call our 24/7 enquiry line today – it’s a free call – or take the 30-second online test we have provided for you. Either way, you can learn whether you could claim compensation through a no win, no fee* case. It takes just a short time to start learning some answers.

    Date Published: November 19, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.