Making a claim for medical negligence
If you have been affected by what you believe may have been medical or clinical negligence then the Derby accident claim solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline may be able to help you make a claim for compensation.
Simply contact us today to speak to a member of our team to find out whether or not you could be entitled to make a claim. They will be able to gather all the necessary information from you and advise you if you could be legally able to make a claim with the help of our Derby accident claim solicitors. They will then be able to provide you with free, no obligation advice and should you decide that you want to proceed, will put you in touch with a member of our team who can initiate your claim for you.
How our Derby accident claim solicitors can help
Making a claim for medical negligence and seeking compensation as part of that claim can be a terribly complex, and time consuming process. This is why it is essential that you seek the advice and legal support of professional Derby accident claim solicitors to assist you.
The problem with medical negligence claims is that there are lots of ways that you need to demonstrate that negligence has taken part. For someone without the necessary knowledge, training or experience this can be very difficult, if not completely impossible.
Firstly, you need to show that the person you are making a claim against acted negligently. This means that your Derby accident claim solicitors will need to demonstrate that it is not unreasonable to suggest that they could have, and should have, acted differently.
Combined with this is the second part of proof, namely that another professional when faced with the same situation and information would have acted differently. Combined, these two facts demonstrate that negligence occurred.
However this is not enough to assure you of a successful claim.
Your Derby accident claim solicitors will then need to demonstrate that you suffered as a result of the negligence, and not as a result of something else. This means that they will need to show medical records and reports detailing that a personal injury of some description has occurred, and that it can be immediately tied to the negligence experienced.
Finally, your Derby accident claim solicitors will need to demonstrate that you suffered as a result of this personal injury. Perhaps your treatment was compromised or you had to have time off from work. Perhaps you had to have additional treatment or surgery or your longer term health has been compromised.
These latter two elements will go a long way to determining the amount of compensation your Derby accident claim solicitors are likely to be able to secure on your behalf. Why not take our 30 second test to find out how much that might be?
Date Published: 13th October 2014
Author: David Brown