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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

    Injury claim in Minto

    Medical negligence injury claim in Minto

    If a medical practitioner makes a mistake the consequences can be dire.  We all have to trust them, but things do go wrong and then you may have to make an injury claim in Minto.

    A GP error could cause an injury claim in Minto

    Your GP is the first port of call if you are feeling unwell in some way.  If they ignore important symptoms, misdiagnose your illness, delay diagnosis or prescribe the wrong medication, you could become seriously ill.  This would amount to medical negligence and you may be able to make an injury claim in Minto.

    The Pharmacist

    After the GP, the next most likely visit is to the pharmacist.  They have in place many rules and regulations about dispensing your medication, but even so , sometimes things go wrong.  If they give you the incorrect medication, or the wrong dose of the correct medication, your health could suffer.  You may then be able to make an injury claim in Minto.

    The Hospital

    The UK hospitals do a wonderful job.  They treat thousands of patients every day, but you will not see that reported in the media.  They tend to only report the mistakes, which unfortunately do sometimes happen.  Like everyone else, hospital doctors and nurses are human and they do occasionally get it wrong, and if this happens in your case, you may be able to make an injury claim in Minto.

    The Dentist

    Dentists in the UK work at a much higher standard than in many other countries, but if they pull the incorrect teeth or slip with the drill and cut your face, you would suffer a lot of pain and discomfort. 

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    The optician

    Going to the optician for an eye test should be straightforward and not have many risks.  Go to the optician for laser eye treatment though and the situation is a bit different.  If something goes wrong with the procedure, you could lose the sight of an eye.

    Professional Indemnity insurance

    All of the above are professional people and should have professional indemnity insurance.  This is meant to cover a professional person in the event of a personal injury claim while they are carrying out their profession.

    Making a medical negligence personal injury compensation claim

    If you have been the victim of medical negligence and want to make a personal injury compensation claim, you should contact Accident Advice Helpline.  We have been dealing with such claims for over 15 years and have helped many thousands of claimants get the compensation to which they were entitled.

    Our in house solicitors are experienced and have a wealth of knowledge.  They will ensure that every aspect of your claim is examined to maximise the amount of your award.

    To contact us, call our freephone helpline on 0800 180 4123 and speak to one of our friendly advisors.  They will discuss your case with you and together you can decide the way forward.  Speaking with them puts you under no obligation to continue with the claim unless you want to.

    Date Published: 28th August 2013

    Author: matthew

    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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