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Making a clinical negligence claim


The Clinical Negligence Team is made up of highly qualified, genuinely specialist lawyers, with years of hard-earned experience.

Making A Clinical Negligence Claim

So you’re unhappy with your medical or dental care? What are your options? Most of all, you probably want to know what has gone wrong, and why. Sometimes the medical or dental professionals will explain that to you as a matter of course. Often they won’t.

You can seek answers through a formal complaints process; often we may recommend that you do just that, as a first step.

But ultimately, instructing a specialist legal team like the Clinical Negligence Team is the only way of ensuring:

  • an INDEPENDENT expert medical view of what’s gone wrong and what the future prognosis is
  • an informed assessment of what your financial losses might amount to in the future
  • appropriate and FULL compensation for your injuries

Making a clinical negligence claim is a simple process if you choose to instruct the clinical negligence team. We will make sure we find the best way of funding a claim for you and from the first discussion that we have with you we will take the problems out of your hands and provide solutions for you. Making a claim does not have to be a stressful experience and we will do our very best to ensure that it is not.

What Happens Next

Whatever the nature of your injury, if it may have been caused by sub-standard medical or dental care, the Clinical Negligence Team can help.

After you first make contact with us, we will provide an analysis of your potential case, and advise whether you should pursue it further.

If we believe that your case is likely to succeed we will explore ways of funding your case with you.

The next step is to get copies of all your medical (or dental) records, which we will thoroughly review. We will then instruct medical experts (who are completely independent and unbiased) to provide reports on the standard of care you have received.

Based on the expert medical evidence, we will put your case to the NHS Trust/doctor/dentist who has provided negligent care. If negligence is admitted, we will quantify your case and advise you on the level of compensation to claim. If it is denied then, providing the medical evidence is strong enough, we will proceed through the courts, to a trial if necessary.

Choosing A Solicitor

If you are concerned about having received sub-standard medical or dental care, you need advice and representation from a specialist medical negligence solicitor.

You will want your solicitor to specialise solely in medical negligence claims, to have a track record of success, and to be part of a reputable and supportive team.

You should seek reassurance that the firm you select has objective recognition of its expertise, from the Law Society, APIL (the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) and AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents).

The Clinical Negligence Team ticks all of these boxes, and more. We are recognised for our expertise in medical negligence claims and dental negligence claims by the Law Society, APIL and AvMA. See Our Credentials for more information. We have a formidable track record of success, and we are genuinely specialist.

Whatever your story, the chances are that we have dealt with something similar. We instruct medical experts who have track records of advising thoroughly and objectively, and if a barrister needs to be instructed, we will ensure that he or she too is a real expert in the field.

Making a clinical negligence claim? Choose a team of medical negligence experts; choose the Clinical Negligence Team.

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