When we are feeling unwell, have a toothache or need our eyes tested, then we visit our medical professionals, get their opinion and accept their treatment. We trust what they tell us and generally do as we have been told. But what if, what we have been told is incorrect, or the wrong teeth have been pulled out, if this happens to you – then you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim, using expert injury lawyers in Port Appin or further afield.
Clinical negligence by your doctor can mean you need the services of expert injury lawyers in Port Appin
The doctor getting it wrong can have horrific consequences. The wrong diagnosis or treatment could be given which could make your condition worse, or the correct treatment could be delayed meaning you will suffer for longer than you needed to. There have been some cases where a condition that was treatable, no longer was and this meant entitlement to use expert injury lawyers in Port Appin or elsewhere to make a personal injury compensation claim.
The chemist and your medication
Our pharmacies have lots of rules and regulations to follow to ensure they give you the correct tablets or medicine and generally they are followed strictly and you are given the correct items. However, sometimes mistakes do happen and the wrong medication, or the wrong dose of the correct medication, is given and the patient can become very ill. If this happens to you there would be a case for an injury claim.
The good job our hospitals do
Our hospitals really do a good job, they deal with many thousands of patients every day, are under resourced and have to work long hours, but they manage to save the lives and cure the problems of the majority of cases they deal with. Unfortunately though, sometimes mistakes happen. It could be something minor or something major like the wrong limb being amputated. If anything like this happens to you, using expert injury lawyers to make a personal injury claim is what you should do.
Dentists and opticians are not perfect either
Dentists and opticians are just as likely to make a mistake as any of the other medical professionals we use and if you are the one the mistake happens to, you should make a personal injury compensation claim.
Where to go if the professionals get it wrong
If you feel your medical professional has made a mistake or been negligent, then you should contact Accident Advice Helpline. We have many years of experience in dealing with claims of all types for many sorts of accidents and injuries and there have been numerous clinical negligence claims amongst them.
Call our helpline on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 and speak to one of our friendly advisors about your search for expert injury lawyers in Port Appin. They will give you free initial advice regarding your claim and put everything in place if you decide you want to proceed. Our user-friendly website has a 30-second test which will let you know how much you might be awarded if you have a valid claim.
Date Published: 25th October 2013
Author: David Brown