NHS Negligence Claims
NHS Medical negligence compensation – Claim NHS compensation
If you, or a member of your family, had a bad experience with the NHS, which resulted in:
- your illness not being diagnosed or treated causing you to be ill for longer, or
- it took longer for you to heal from your illness or injury due to a mistake or a misdiagnosis, or
- you received medical treatment that caused further avoidable illness or injury, or
- unnecessary long waiting times caused symptoms to worsen,
We can help you claim NHS compensation which will help you to move forward with your life.
NHS medical negligence compensation claim – Guidance through your NHS negligence claim
When we visit our GP, the hospital, or an NHS trust, we put our faith in our doctors and nurses, and assume that they are experts in their field.
While this is mostly true, we should remember that they are only human like you and I, and humans can make mistakes.
Errors can happen for a range of reasons, such as understaffing or overworking, leaving health professionals tired and prone to making mistakes.
Minor mistakes or delays in treatment usually won’t cause you any harm, but some mistakes can really disrupt your life.
Claiming NHS compensation - What is considered NHS negligence?
Examples of medical mistakes might be:
- A GP fails to refer a patient to a cancer specialist. Three months later they agree to refer them, by which time the cancer has progressed and spread.
- A doctor prescribes someone a high dose of the wrong medication which makes them seriously ill and hospitalises them
Scenarios like these will clearly cause physical and emotional pain and suffering for you and your relatives. We are here to help you sue the NHS for negligence so you can look forward to your future.
We are here to help you move forward with NHS compensation
We know suing the NHS may not feel like the most important thing to you right now because you rightfully want to focus on getting better.
However, with our help you can do just that whilst also being free of financial worry.
We understand that a bad medical experience can have a huge impact on your life, so believe that no matter what, you should be able to hold those responsible for your suffering accountable. Clinical negligence claims can be more straightforward than you would think.
With every client, no matter what the issue, our team are very supportive and understanding.
Pursuing an NHS negligence claim
We understand that the thought of confronting an organisation as big as the NHS can be daunting, but our NHS compensation specialists will make you feel at ease.
If you have suffered financially due to medical negligence, we’ll talk to you to determine what financial support you’ll need to live comfortably again. We focus on current and future losses, so you don’t have to worry about the future.
We will also review your medical records and arrange an independent medical examination to assess the extent of the damage to your health.
If you have been unable to work as a result of the medical negligence you experienced, your loss of earnings will be calculated into your compensation amount.
We’ll always make sure you have the support you need throughout your NHS compensation claim because we want you to feel at ease, so we’ll do our best to make sure this is the case from the very start.
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We help people like you every day
Here at AWH we know that your health and wellbeing can be negatively affected due to the negligence of a medical professional, and we understand how this can impact your life, trust in medical professionals, and financial situation.
On a positive note – you don’t have to sit back and accept what’s happened. With us by your side, you can get compensation for the suffering you have experienced so that you can focus on recovering and moving forward.
Our team of experienced NHS medical negligence solicitors are able to help you do just this, whilst approaching your case with sincerity and sensitivity.
We always make sure our advice is fully tailored to your situation, so we start with gaining a full understanding of your situation so we can build a strong case with you. Claims calculators don’t always give a good estimation, and we make sure you are listened to and understood.
We want you to feel safe, and like you can trust us here at AWH. You can talk honestly and in complete confidence to our NHS medical negligence compensation claims specialists who will then provide you with impartial legal advice personal to your case.
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How we can help you claim NHS compensation
Our primary concern is your wellbeing – we put your wants and needs as top priority and will never push you into doing anything you don’t feel comfortable doing.
After the trauma of experiencing medical negligence, it is important to us that you feel safe and secure with our medical negligence solicitors.
You will be a part of every decision our NHS solicitors make and you will be kept informed of every development in your case. There are some time limits that exist when making a case, so we will make sure that you are informed during all steps of your negligence case.
Here at AWH our legal team can help you sue the NHS to make sure that you get the compensation you need to move forward with your life on a no win no fee agreements. We are also regulated by the solicitors regulation authority.
How much compensation for NHS negligence?
How much compensation you get awarded for suffering after experiencing NHS negligence will depend on how severe your injury or illness is and to what extent it can be said that NHS medical professionals are responsible for your pain and suffering.
Compensation can range from a few thousand pounds to mutli-millions. The medical negligence solicitor you appoint to act on your behalf in your claim will be able to give you more specific guidance related to your case.
How long does an NHS medical negligence claim take?
There is not a set time scale for how long a medical negligence claim could take, but it is worth understanding that there are time limits for how long after the incident has taken place you can still put in a claim.
Can I make an NHS claim on a no win no fee basis?
Yes, we offer NHS compensation claims on a no win no fee basis.
What is the average payout for NHS medical negligence?
It is difficult to be an exact average for an NHS payout, as many scenarios can be very different and are calculated based on several different factors. A chat with one of our expert solicitors will mean that you are able to know where you stand.