A medical centre is a place that offers various types of medical services and treatments. Centres can differ in what they provide depending on where in the country you are. However, they all have one goal in common, and that is to provide the best treatment for those who need it.
It is rare that you will hear about someone winning medical centre injury compensation. This is because things rarely go wrong in this setting. Medical centres are run to the highest of standards and very few people will ever run into issues or problems because of this.
Why might you be in a position to claim medical centre injury compensation?
There are all kinds of things you could claim for in life if you can prove someone else was negligent, and that negligence caused your injury to happen. In the case of a medical centre you have a chance to make a claim if you suffered an injury there that was due to someone else’s negligence.
For example, maybe you tripped over a hazard or obstruction in a corridor that should not have been there. Perhaps you slipped on a wet floor because there were no warning signs there to tell you it was wet in the first place. Maybe you sat on a chair in the waiting room that was not fit for purpose and therefore, collapsed, causing you an injury in the process.
How can you claim?
Medical centre injury compensation can be claimed in cases where such proof exists of negligence on the part of someone else. This may be the person in charge of the centre if there is evidence they did not do their duty with regard to health and safety matters. The premises should always be safe to use and should pose no risk or danger to anyone using them.
If you don’t think this was the case for you, you can call Accident Advice Helpline to discuss the chance of making a compensation claim. Our lawyers fight cases on a no win, no fee* basis, so if you have a chance of winning they may take on your case for you. Call 0800 689 0500 now to find out whether you have a reasonable chance of securing an amount of compensation for the injuries you have suffered in the last three years. We are here to help.
Date Published: November 7, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead