Hospital Negligence Compensation Claims
If you or a loved one has suffered ill-treatment or poor care during a visit to the hospital, you may be eligible to claim hospital negligence compensation — helping to cover the cost of ongoing care, remedial treatment and loss of earnings.
At Hudgell Solicitors we believe everyone has the right to the highest standard of care when visiting the hospital, regardless of whether their treatment is provided on the NHS or through a private practice. Our experienced hospital negligence solicitors hold hospital trusts to account for failings in patient care, securing maximum compensation for those let down by their healthcare practitioner when receiving treatment for illness or injury in hospital.
Given the serious health implications which can arise as a result of poor hospital care, we take all clinical negligence claims seriously, working hard to secure compensation for you and your family. For many people, making a negligence claim against a hospital can be a daunting process, so we’re here to help when things go wrong by providing professional advice and support at every stage of your claim.
If you’ve been the victim of medical negligence in hospital, our expert team is here for you. For a free no obligation consultation about your claim, get in touch today.
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01482 778 463 for free advice
Making a hospital negligence claim — The Process
Should something go wrong during your treatment or surgery, our medical negligence specialists will ensure the performance of the hospital involved is fully investigated, and that it is held accountable for its mistakes.
We’ll make sure records of your treatment are analysed and considered by independent and respected medical experts, giving us a clear picture of the treatment received, and any failings and errors that could and should have been avoided.
We’ve helped thousands of people claim compensation for hospital negligence, working on a variety of cases including:
- Accident and emergency (A&E) claims — such as failure to correctly diagnose an injury or illness, failure to make appropriate assessments or take scans, or failure to ensure a patient is seen by a senior member of staff. Each can result in further harm or suffering.
- Surgical error — such as wrong site surgery and injuries caused by surgery, and misdiagnosis.
- Poor hospital care — leading to illness, bed/pressure sores, dehydration and malnutrition.
- Failure to monitor a patient’s condition
- Birth negligence
- Orthopaedic claims — including misdiagnosis of fractures, failure to carry out x-rays, failure to properly treat fractures, incorrectly performed surgery.
Meet our expert: Vince Shore, Senior Solicitor
Vince Shore is a senior solicitor specialising in medical negligence claims. Here, Vince highlights the importance of seeking legal representation after being the victim of ill-treatment at the hands of hospital staff:
“Giving a voice, and the very best legal representation to victims of medical negligence, is something we pride ourselves on at Hudgell Solicitors. We are determined to fight for those who have been badly let down. It is our role to get the answers, and to ensure our clients are fully compensated, as this can provide access vital rehabilitation treatment, and recover things such as loss of earnings.
“It is often only when families start legal proceedings that they get to the truth, as our teams are able to instruct independent medical reviews and gather opinions from highly-qualified, independent doctors and surgeons over the care provided, with their conclusions often different to those doctors at the hospitals involved. Thanks to this evice, we’re able to secure admissions of fault, before agreeing a settlement which reflects the suffering and loss our clients have suffered.”
How to make a hospital negligence claim
From surgical error to the poor monitoring of a patient’s health, there are many circumstances that can mean you’re eligible to claim hospital negligence compensation — and making your claim with us couldn’t be simpler.
Our team of specialists will advise you on all aspects of making a medical negligence compensation claim, dealing with all matters on a no win no fee basis. This means there is no financial risk at all to contacting our team and benefitting from years of expertise and knowledge.
We understand that making a claim for hospital negligence can be an emotional time, so if you or someone you know has suffered in any way, through no fault of their own, please get in touch. We handle all cases with sensitivity and respect, putting your best interests at the forefront of everything we do.
Simply call us on
01482 778 463 for free advice
No win no fee
- personal insurance cover so there’s no financial risk to you in pursuing a hospital negligence claim
- Whatever the outcome of your case, you won’t have to pay a penny (provided that you fully assist us with your claim) other than an agreed percentage of your damages
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