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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 Rotherhithe

    Will professional indemnity insurance pay your injury claim in Rotherhithe?

    Professional indemnity insurance is intended to cover professionals as they carry out their business, in case an injury claim in Rotherhithe is lodged against them while they are carrying out their profession.

    Our doctors and an injury claim in Rotherhithe

    We have no choice but to trust our doctors — they know far more about our health and illnesses than we ever will. If one of them makes a mistake that causes harm to a patient, they could well find themselves facing an injury claim in Rotherhithe. There is no legal requirement for them to have professional indemnity insurance, but if they are wise they will have. It is this that would pay for the compensation rather than having to pay out of their own pocket. The General Medical Council strongly advise all their members to have this insurance.

    Dentists and opticians need professional indemnity insurance

    The College of Optometrists and the General Dental Council both say that their members should have professional indemnity cover. If dentists or doctors run their own practices, the insurance needs to extend to cover any staff they may employee, as they are responsible for any mistakes made by employees that cause harm to a patient and may result in an injury claim in Rotherhithe. They should also ensure that any locums or relief staff they use have adequate insurance in place.

    If your doctor, dentist or optician gets it wrong, we will help you to make your personal injury compensation claim.

    Who has the experience to help with a medical negligence claim?

    Accident Advice Helpline have dealt with numerous medical negligence claims over the 15 years since we were established. Our expertise in the personal injury compensation industry is enviable and makes us one of the market leaders. This is because we strictly adhere to our principles of integrity, reliability, dependability and accountability. These ideals ensure we give claimants a high quality service, simply and efficiently dealing with their claims.

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    We operate on a no win no fee basis, putting personal injury compensation claims within everyone’s reach. No one need worry about financing their claim. If you have been injured through no fault of your own, you are entitled to be financially compensated and we will handle your claim for you.

    To make contact with us, complete the 30-second test on our website which will let you know if you qualify to make a claim, as well as indicate how much you may receive. Or, call our helpline on 0800 689 0500 and speak to one of our friendly advisors. They will give you free legal advice, talk you through the processes and let you decide if you want to proceed. Whichever way you choose, the sooner we know of your injuries, the sooner we can start your claim and the sooner you will receive your compensation.

    Date Published: 14th September 2013

    Author: David Brown

    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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.