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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 Solicitor in Morpeth


    Personal Injury Solicitors in Morpeth

    Have you suffered an injury whilst in hospital?

    When people are admitted to hospital for treatment, they can often be very anxious about receiving the appropriate treatment and many people worry how well they will tolerate the treatment and if it will improve their health.

    If, for example, you’re entering hospital to undergo surgery, it would be understandable if you were worried about how well the surgery would go and what the results would be. However, once people have had the actually surgery performed or have undergone treatment, they are often very relieved that it’s over, even if they have to spend some time in hospital in order to recover.

    Whilst the recovery process should be the most relaxing and restorative part of the treatment, unfortunately it isn’t always as helpful as it should be. Due to staff shortages and limited budgets, hospitals can find it difficult to allocate the appropriate number of staff to each patient or ward.

    This can mean that patients can struggle to access their medication or receive the rehabilitative treatment that they need. For example, after experiencing surgery, many patients are told to try and move around as much as possible after a few days. Of course, in order to do this, they may require help and assistance to begin with.

    Whilst nurses or specialist therapists should be available to assist with this, often they aren’t. If a patient tries to get up or walk unaided, they could slip or fall and suffer another injury. Similarly, if a patient isn’t assisted when they should be, their existing condition could be worsened and it may take longer for them to recovery.

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    Although the majority of people who work in the medical profession do so to help people, sometimes the practicalities of the job mean that patients don’t get the care they need. If you’re hurt whilst you’re in hospital and the injury wasn’t your fault, it may constitute medical negligence and you may be able to receive compensation for your injuries.

    Should I contact an injury solicitor in Morpeth?

    If you’re considering making a claim because of medical negligence, you may want to contact an injury solicitor in Morpeth or a personal injury law firm to get expert help. Although it is possible for an injury solicitor in Morpeth to assist with medical negligence claims, they can be notoriously complex so getting help from an injury solicitor in Morpeth or a personal injury law firm can make it easier to get your claim processed.

    If you want to know more about making a claim with an injury solicitor in Morpeth or how an injury solicitor in Morpeth can increase your chances of success, why not contact us to find out more? Our dedicated and hardworking team are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so you can contact us whenever you need to on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile phone.

    Road Traffic Accident stats for Northumberland

    Year20112012201320142015
    All Casualties1,1541,06999710861065
    Slightly Injured993903860927912
    Seriously Injured147146123144136
    Fatal1420141517

    Source: gov.uk

    Date Published: 20th April 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Category: Legal Services

    Personal Injury Solicitors in Morpeth


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