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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

    Claiming for medical negligence

    There are many concerns surrounding claiming for medical negligence which is often considered the most sensitive of personal injury claims. Clients can be very reluctant to start a personal injury claim for medical negligence – we find that people feel more confident when starting the more common types of claim such as for road traffic accidents. However, medical negligence can cause injuries that are just as severe and if someone else is to blame then a compensation claim may be possible. It is also important to note that most claims are actually paid out of an insurance policy.

    Claiming for medical negligence

    It is very straightforward to claim for medical negligence. All you have to do is get a personal injury lawyer to set out a case for you. They will need some evidence about what happened so you may want to jot down everything that you can remember before you contact a personal injury law firm. It can be difficult to work out exactly who was to blame but your personal injury lawyer will handle all of that for you. There may have to be an investigation at the hospital or clinic where you were treated.

    Some medical negligence claims do have to go to court but many do not and it is very likely that you will be able to handle the whole thing from the comfort of your own home. Your personal injury lawyer will handle as much of the paperwork as possible and keep you informed about what is happening with the claim.

    You will not have to pay any money upfront to get your claim started. This is because of a system called no-win, no-fee* which gives clients complete peace of mind about starting a claim with the minimum of financial risk.

    You will be able to claim for the injury itself and for the money that you have lost because you are injured – you just have to make sure that you keep receipts, invoices and so on.

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    Claiming with Accident Advice helpline

    We have over 15 years’ experience of helping clients launch highly successful personal injury claims. We fight very hard to make sure that every one of our clients gets every penny of the compensation that they deserve. All you have to do is call us on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or on 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone. We will answer all of your questions so that you can make an informed decision about what to do next. Call us today.

    Category: Medical negligence claim

    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 with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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