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.
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