Do you know how to get legal help in Suffolk Coastal? Our Suffolk Coastal injury lawyers deal with many different types of personal injury claims – medical negligence being among them.
We all only visit someone in the medical profession if we are already ill or injured, hoping they will make us better. But sometimes they make mistakes and their error can make us worse or create a new problem. They could misdiagnose a condition, prescribe the wrong medicine or not pick up on important symptoms. If this happens to you, you should make a personal injury claim using the lawyers from Accident Advice Helpline.
How to get legal help in Suffolk Coastal
There are many different medical professionals that could make a mistake with your treatment, including:
- Care workers
A medical error can turn your life upside down and as well as making your illness worse can cause a huge amount of stress when you realise that someone you trusted with your health has let you down. As well as claiming compensation for these mistakes, victims need to make a claim so that the problem is highlighted and hopefully it will then not happen to another innocent victim.
Settling a medical negligence claim
Most medical professional have professional indemnity insurance to protect them if a claim is made against them. Their professional bodies either insist on this insurance or highly recommend that their members have it and it is this that settles medical negligence claims.
Generally the insurance companies insist that you prove there is at least a 50% chance that the treatment you received was wrong and then they will pay your compensation. There is no case to answer if this cannot be proved.
Making a claim using Accident Advice Helpline
At Accident Advice Helpline, we have been making personal injury claims for claimants for over 14 years, and among the many thousands we have already successfully dealt with there has been numerous medical negligence claims.
Although our medical professionals in the UK are more highly trained than in most other countries, they do sometimes make mistakes, and if you are the innocent victim of one, you should claim compensation and find out how to get legal help in Suffolk Coastal.
Some victims find the prospect of making a claim rather daunting, but if they contact us we will make the process simple, quick and efficient, taking all the worry of making a claim off their shoulders.
If you call our freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or dial 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. Our friendly advisers will be happy to discuss your situation with you, and to help you decide if you want to make a personal injury claim. Their advice is free of charge and free of any obligation to proceed with the claim, that choice is yours alone.
Date Published: 10th July 2014