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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

    Medical negligence counselling


    Medical negligence counselling

    A medical environment is somewhere we should always feel safe, so if you’ve had a bad experience in one then it is worth thinking seriously about getting medical negligence counselling. This is designed to restore your confidence and make sure that you’re able to cope in future with any medical help you may need. It’s usually much more effective if it begins sooner rather than later. If your bad experience was somebody else’s fault, Accident Advice Helpline may be able to help you to claim for money that will fund your counselling.

    What counts as medical negligence?

    The term medical negligence can apply to any situation involving a medically trained professional such as a doctor, dentist, surgeon or nurse. It applies to both the public and private sectors and can involve a range of issues from surgical error to misdiagnosis.

    Essentially, it refers to any situation in which you have been given the wrong treatment, you have been accidentally harmed during treatment or you haven’t been given treatment that to a professional it would be obvious that you needed. It does not apply in situations where you understood the risks of a procedure beforehand and were simply unlucky.

    To make a successful compensation claim in this area, it’s important to have a specialist medical negligence solicitor. Medical claims can be complex, so using a specialist legal professional will give you the best chance of winning your claim. What’s more is that a solicitor like this will understand the importance of medical negligence counselling.

    How counselling can help

    Getting counselling after an accident is often a good idea, but with a case like this it’s even more important because problems left untreated could result in you missing out on important medical treatment in years to come. Even seemingly little things like avoiding dental checkups can potentially lead to serious health hazards. Counselling can help to make you feel comfortable with medical services again so that you no longer have to battle against stress in order to use them.

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    If you have been left with lasting pain, scarring or disability as a result of medical negligence, counselling can also help you to cope better with this, so that it has a less limiting effect on your life. It can restore your general confidence and enable you to embrace the opportunities that you still have in life.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we want to help you get the best possible support without having to fund it yourself; after all, why should you have to pay to fix a problem that somebody else has caused? You won’t have to pay us to take on your case, and if we should lose we won’t expect to be paid at all. This means that you can claim regardless of whether or not you have money to begin with. Our national team means that we can always provide a good solicitor, we won’t keep you waiting and we’ll do our utmost to get you the help you need.

    Call us today on 0800 689 0500 to get started on making your claim.

    Date Published: October 12, 2013

    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.

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