What is a Clinical Negligence Claim?
Clinical negligence or medical negligence claims are far more complex than most personal injury claims. The claimant, in submitting a clinical negligence claim, is required to prove that the healthcare official is at fault for your injury or condition and that they have put you in apposition of avoidable harm.
When you are forced to visit a hospital or your local GP, you do so to get better, not to suffer further.
Whether you are having an operation, awaiting diagnosis, receiving treatment for a pre-existing ailment or you are rushed in after an accident or falling ill, every patient deserves to have the very best standard of healthcare available to them.
Accidents do happen, but they shouldn’t be because of the negligence of a nurse, doctor or health official and if they were avoidable then this can make the repercussions for the victim and their family all the more distressing.
You and your loved ones deserve answers from the party at fault and if it has been proven to cause you avoidable harm, that will require treatment, round the clock care and rehabilitation then you shouldn’t have to suffer.
How do I make a Claim for Clinical Negligence?
As with most personal injury claims, there is a cut off point of three years from the date of your injury or illness or of the date when you first discovered that it was because of the clinical negligence you were subjected to.
The claimant, as mentioned earlier, will also have to be able to prove that the medical official responsible for your care were not carrying out their responsibilities to you and as a result their negligence has caused you to suffer further injury or illness.
If you feel that you can prove both of these things then the next step is to prepare a complaint letter to the health organisation that let you down. A formal complaint must be submitted within six months of your injury so it is important at this point that you seek advice from a clinical negligence solicitor, who will help advise you on what to write.
Why choose Sincere Law?
At Sincere Law, all of our solicitors work on a no win, no fee basis so there is no financial risk to you providing you are honest throughout the process of your claim and cooperate with the advice our specialists give you.
We have over 20 years of experience dealing with clinical negligence claims, so we understand how much distress a claim of this nature can cause the victim and their loved ones.
Our clinical negligence specialists will offer you all the support you require to begin your recovery and will even come and visit you in hospital or at home to ensure that you are not put under any further strain.
What’s more as part of our service to each and every one of our clients will manage any arrangements needed for adaptations to your home and the setting up of an rehabilitation or care programs you may need.
To us the most important thing is your rehabilitation and recovery but at the same time we will manage your claim professionally to ensure that you have the very best chance of getting the compensation you need and deserve for your injury.
We promise to help you every step of the way with your clinical negligence claim, from writing the initial complaint letter to the health service that let you down, to representing you in court to ensure that you get the justice you deserve.
Call the Sincere Law Clinical Negligence team now, free, on 0800 092 2896 or fill out the form on the right hand side of the page to speak to one of our advisers about your clinical negligence claim.
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