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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 lawyer in Coatbridge

    Injury Lawyer in Coatbridge: Claiming Compensation After an Accident Due to Medical Negligence

    A lot of people don’t realise that they can claim compensation if they’ve suffered a bad injury or accident as a result of medical negligence. For minor accidents and smaller things in a hospital setting, it’s very unlikely that you’ll be able to file a formal complaint; however, if the injury is serious enough, you can indeed claim some compensation if your case is successful. Here are some of the main points to remember.

    • A duty of care is owed to the patient

    The doctors, nurses and other medical professionals need to carry out the work they do within a medical setting to a very high standard, and failing to do this could result in the patient being eligible to claim some compensation. A duty of care is owed to the patient, and if the treatment is not carried out properly and patients suffer, then the professionals are in the wrong.

    •  Can you make a claim?

    You can make a claim if you have suffered due to negligence in the medical profession, whether it was at the dentist, doctor’s surgery or in a hospital. Receiving some compensation may enable you to use the money to correct any problems which have been caused, for example, if you have to travel distances to a specialist or pay for private treatment.

    Get an injury lawyer to help you

    A personal injury lawyer in Coatbridge will be able to assist you with any questions you have, and by telling a lawyer exactly what happened, he will be able to put together a case and try to get some compensation for you. Most injury lawyers work on a no win, no fee basis, so you don’t have to worry about incurring costs and legal fees during the process.

    •  How To Make A Claim

    In order to make a claim you’ll need to find a reliable injury lawyer in Coatbridge. They will go through details of your claim with you and sort out whether you can make a claim and how successful it will be. One great way to judge whether you should make a claim or not is use Accident Advice Helpline’s 30 second calculator. This allows you to put in a few simple details of your claim and get an idea of whether it will be successful and even an estimate on how much you could be due.

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    • Progressing Your Claim

    If you use a reliable company such as Accident Advice Helpline then they should take care of everything for you. By using a company with this much experience and knowledge under the belt you can feel confident that everything will run smoothly – in fact in most cases everything will be dealt with over the phone and you won’t even have to attend court!

    Why not give them a call today and see how they can help you?

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    Date Published: 27th October 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.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

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