If your medical practitioner lets you down, you may need to make an injury claim in Pocklington
The first place we go if we feel ill is our GP, who might give you medication that you will go to the pharmacist for, or he may send you to hospital for tests and treatment. Any one of those, or your dentist and optician, could get it wrong, make you ill and cause the need for an injury claim in Pocklington.
Medical negligence can be the cause of an injury claim in Pocklington
We have to trust our medical practitioners, they have trained for years to be able to treat us. We are lucky in the UK that our medical professionals are more highly trained than in many other countries and the quality of care we receive is much better than most. But they are human and they do from time to time, make mistakes. Unfortunately, because of the profession they are in, a mistake can have devastating effects and the injured party may well be within their rights to make an injury claim in Pocklington.
The sorts of things that can go wrong
There are numerous things that could go wrong with your doctor or any other medical person you are visiting. These could include:
- Misdiagnosis of your illness
- Late diagnosis of your illness
- Laser eye surgery error
- Amputating the wrong limb
- Dentist pulls the wrong tooth
- Dentist slips with drill and cuts your face
- Wrong medication or wrong dose of correct medication given
All of these things, plus more, could mean you need to make an injury claim in Pocklington.
The types of things you can claim for
There could be many aspects to your personal injury compensation claim, just some of them are:
- Pain and suffering
- Anxiety and stress
- Loss of earnings
- Cost of care
- Medical costs
- Travel costs
- Replacement of damaged goods
- Any other loss or cost that is a direct result of your injury
They will be covered by their insurance
If you get on really well with your doctor and do not want to upset him, even though he has messed up, don’t feel guilty about making a personal injury compensation claim. The professionals are insured to cover such eventualities, most of them having either their own professional indemnity cover, or being under the cover of their employers insurance.
Accident Advice Helpline has the specialists you need to make your personal injury compensation claim for medical negligence. For over 16 years, we have been dealing with these types of claims. Our solicitors know where to go for the correct medical advice and may want you to attend a medical assessment. Apart from that, they will do everything for you. You will have no complex forms to complete, no awkward questions to answer and no bother from the large organisations at the other end of the claim.
Call our helpline on freephone number 0800 689 0500 and speak to one of our advisers. They are friendly and professional and will make sure are kept up to date as your claim progresses.
Date Published: 9th September 2013
Author: David Brown