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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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    Personal injury lawyer in Priddy


    Medical negligence claims

    If you are ill, then you go to see your doctor. But what if your doctor’s diagnosis is wrong. Alternatively, what if your pharmacist gives you the wrong medicine, your dentist pulls out the wrong tooth, or your optician messes up your laser eye surgery?

    Well, if any of these things happen to you then you should contact a personal injury lawyer in Priddy in order to make a medical negligence claim at Accident Advice Helpline.

    Professionals should be covered by their insurance

    Your medical practitioners should have professional indemnity insurance. In fact, their professional bodies either insist on it or highly recommend that they are covered. The policy covers whoever works for them as well, so if your local practice nurse gets something wrong then they will be covered by the doctor’s insurance.

    The effects of medical negligence

    Medical negligence can have long-term physical and psychological effects. You go to see a medical professional because you are already ill or have been injured, and if they do not treat you correctly then your condition could be made worse, or a new one caused. There have been cases in which the misdiagnosis of an illness has meant that by the time the illness is known, it has been too late to treat the illness and the victim has lost their life.

    There have also been cases of hospitals amputating the wrong limb, and of nurses taking tests incorrectly and producing flawed results. All of these things, and many more, constitute medical negligence.

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    Making a medical negligence claim with a personal injury lawyer in Priddy at Accident Advice Helpline

    Accident Advice Helpline have been dealing with these types of claims for over 15 years, and we have a wealth of experience in getting claimants the compensation they deserve. Among the many thousands of claimants we have helped, there have been numerous people seeking recompense for medical negligence.

    Our in-house solicitors are experts in the field of personal injury compensation claims — it is what they specialise in. If your problem is very rare and outside help is needed, perhaps for a second opinion, they will find you the best expert to deal with the matter. They will also look at every aspect of your claim to ensure that all areas are accounted for. They will do this as quickly and as stress-free as possible.

    We also operate on a no win no fee* basis, so you will not have to worry about funding your claim. We do not get paid until your case has been won.

    Our advisors are friendly and helpful. You can contact them on our freephone helpline by calling 0800 180 4123. They will be happy to discuss your problems and put the wheels in motion for your personal injury compensation claim. The call will be confidential and without any obligation on your part. Alternatively, we have the 30-second test on our website for similar guidance.

    Date Published: 10th March 2014

    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. Authorised 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.