Hospital accidents occur all of the time. If you happen to be the victim of one and it has caused you injury or further illness, you could be entitled to personal injury compensation.
How you can go about making compensation claims for hospital accidents
Regardless of how you could sustain hospital accidents, if you are the innocent injury victim of one, and it has adversely affected your health and well-being, you may be able to claim personal injury compensation.
The types of injuries you could get from hospital accidents are almost too numerous to write about. However, that is not really the point. The main thing is that if the hospital accident you were injured in was not your fault, you could be entitled to personal injury compensation.
As well as the blame of hospital accidents being attributed to others, the other points that make them eligible for compensation claims, are that the accidents must have taken place in the 3 years immediately preceding the date you register your claim, and the injury or illness that follows as a result, must be serious enough to be given medical treatment.
Treating injuries from hospital accidents needs to be carefully documented. This is because the documentation will be used in order to substantiate the claim and confirm its seriousness. It is the foundation of how law firms like Accident Advice Helpline can go about building a successful claim.
Whose responsibility is it to prevent hospital accidents? It is of course the hospital where you were treated in the first place. Every hospital or clinic has a duty of care to its patients to do their best to medically treat its patients correctly. If someone or something makes an error or malfunctions, that duty of care has been compromised and the hospital or clinic in question can be sued.
Contacting Accident Advice Helpline about hospital accidents
Finding out how to make a claim for hospital accidents is simple. All you have to do is get in contact with us here at Accident Advice Helpline. With more than 15 years’ worth of experience, Accident Advice Helpline is perfectly positioned to help you.
The cost of making a claim for hospital accidents is cheaper than you may think. That’s because, if you use someone like us here at Accident Advice Helpline, your claim will be processed on a no win no fee basis. You won’t be asked to pay anything up-front, and you only pay us once your claim is successful. The fee will be taken from your compensation award, so in that sense, it doesn’t come directly out of your pocket.
For more information about claiming compensation for hospital accidents, call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 5659. Your call will be answered by one of our friendly advisors who can provide you with free help and advice.
Call us today to establish whether or not you have a valid claim.