Medical Negligence Compensation Claim in Sarre
Everyone is entitled to receive the correct medical advice and treatment. Unfortunately, medical experts can and do make mistakes. And sadly, sometimes these mistakes result in some sort of injury, physical and/or psychological.
If you have been the victim of medical error, Accident Advice Helpline are here to support and assist you with making a successful medical negligence compensation claim in Sarre.
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What is Medical Negligence?
All doctors and other medical health care professionals such as nurses have a duty of care to their patients. Medical negligence happens when there has been a failure to meet this duty – even if due to a genuine mistake – and a patient suffers as a result. Some examples of medical negligence are:
- Prescribing the wrong medication/treatment
- Ignoring important symptoms
- Delaying diagnosis or treatment
- Death from malpractice
How do you prove Medical Negligence?
We will request your medical records. This is a normal occurrence and will help us investigate your claim. We will then approach an independent medical expert who can verify if the standard of care you received fell below the level expected of a professional in the field and whether this is the cause of your injury.
What Can I Claim for in a Medical Negligence Case?
You can make a medical negligence compensation claim in Sarre to recover a wide variety of damages. Each individual case is different, and what you can claim will depend on the specifics of your case, but some of the damages you may be able to claim for are:
- Physical pain
- Mental pain and suffering
- Loss of earnings
- Loss of future earnings.
How do I make a medical negligence compensation claim in Sarre?
Making a medical negligence compensation claim in Sarre may seem like a daunting task, but it is a necessary one. It is never acceptable to receive inadequate medical care or the wrong medical care. If you have suffered through this, it’s crucial that you step forward and claim the compensation you deserve. In the process of standing up for your rights, you will help make the world of healthcare a safer place for everyone else.
If you or a loved one has been injured in some way because of a medical mistake, please contact Accident Advice Helpline and speak to a friendly adviser. You will receive expert advice on making your compensation claim in Sarre and should your case turn out to be complicated, we will put you in touch with a specialist medical negligence solicitor.
It’s all about making sure the medical professionals involved in your care or the care of your loved one accept responsibility for what happened. And it’s all about you or your loved one getting back to where you were before the negligence happened. Call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.
Date Published: 11th August 2013