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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

    Surgical error claims

    In general, going into hospital for an operation is very safe, and improvements in medical technology are making it safer; but sadly, every year, a small number of people need to make surgical error claims. This can be a daunting process but it’s by no means as difficult as many people believe. As long as you have a good medical negligence lawyer on your side, there’s no reason to assume you can’t win.

    Mistakes by surgeons often leave patients in need of further surgery, which can add to the trauma involved, and they leave some unfortunate people with serious health problems for the rest of their lives. Successful surgical error claims can provide victims with the financial help needed to improve their quality of life and help them cope with what has happened. They can also help to highlight any repeat failings involving that particular surgeon or the hospital where the accident happened, helping to ensure that action is taken to prevent further tragic incidents occurring.

    Getting help with surgical error claims

    If you’ve recently suffered an injury you may be in very poor health and find it hard enough just to cope with day to day life, without taking on anything else. At Accident Advice Helpline we understand this because we’ve been helping people like you for well over 16 years. As a result, our staff are always sympathetic and we’ve done everything we can to design our system around your needs. Just give us a call and we can discuss your options with you at no charge.

    We work on a no-win, no-fee basis so that justice can be available to everyone, regardless of financial circumstances. We have expert solicitors who can take on cases even at short notice, and we can arrange for you to work with them by phone, so if travelling would be a struggle, that’s one thing you don’t have to worry about. We may even be able to arrange an early settlement so that you don’t have to appear in court.

    How claiming can help

    The compensation you could get from a surgical error claim can’t fix all your problems but it can make sure you’re not left poorer if you need specialist medical treatment or you’re unable to work. It can ensure you get the assistance you need to have a decent quality of life and to get through this difficult time, whether you’re on your way to recovery or you’re adjusting to what are expected to be lifelong problems.

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    Call us now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone for further information on how to make surgical error claims.


    Date Published: 4th July 2014

    Author: Jan Newell

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