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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."

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    Most people who have laser eye surgery to correct refractive errors with their sight do so through private clinics and therefore, have to pay for the pleasure of being operated on. The NHS will only provide laser eye surgery free at the point of delivery for conditions that if left untreated, could result in loss of vision. If you’ve been to a laser eye surgery clinic, it’s likely your treatment will not have been cheap and whilst you’ll typically have been asked to sign some form of disclaimer or consent form before you went under the laser, you may well still be able to take action against your surgeon if he messed up your operation.

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    If a laser eye surgery procedure has left you with worse sight than you had before or has caused damage to your eye that would make it difficult for you to undergo further procedures, you may be able to use an injury lawyer to win compensation from the clinic that operated on you. Depending on the nature and severity of the damage that was done to your eye, you could win many thousands of pounds.

    Before your operation, the clinic that performed your surgery should have made sure you were over 21 years of age, were in good health and had healthy eyes. As a rule of thumb, if you had particularly bad sight in one eye, a reputable laser surgery clinic would not operate on your other one if it was healthy. If your surgeon failed to follow these guidelines, your case for compensation may be stronger.

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    You should launch a case for compensation if a laser eye surgery clinic has made a mess of your operation not only for any pay-out you might win, but also for other patients who may have the misfortune to be operated on by the same shoddy surgeon that caused your problems. Using an injury lawyer to take action could result in a dodgy doctor being removed from practice, thus ensuring that others do not have their sight damaged in the same way that yours was.

    When it comes to making a compensation claim your first thought may be to seek the help of a local injury lawyer in Lyneal. However, in many circumstances you are better off using the services of a national provider like Accident Advice Helpline. Their service offers many benefits that a local injury lawyer in Lyneal cannot compete with.

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    If you want to get justice for yourself and help make sure that others are safe from the clinic you used, pick up the phone and call Accident Advice Helpline (AAH) today on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. You’ll get to speak with one of AAH’s trained professionals who will be able to talk through your case with you and make an assessment as to whether AAH may be able to represent you.


    Date Published: 13th 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.

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