We can assist you in bringing a claim for compensation against the relevant medical practitioner, hospital or health board.
Claims for medical negligence by their nature are not speedily resolved and often involve an element of the injured party seeking the truth behind their injury and accountability on the part of the defendant for their actions but we will guide you through the litigation process and make every effort to ensure you are properly compensated.
A claim of this nature requires a legal team with significant knowledge and experience in the area of medical negligence together with sensitivity and compassion for the circumstances in which you and your family might find yourselves. We take a supportive yet pragmatic approach to all medical negligence claims and will work with you to achieve the best possible outcome.
Examples of medical negligence claims includes:
Please be aware that by law there are statutory deadlines that set out the timeframe within which you can bring a claim for compensation, so it is important to speak with us as soon as possible when you become aware of the injury or loss you have suffered.
Typically, a person has two years from the date of the incident or the date they become aware the injury is due to negligent care.
For children, an adult can bring a claim on their behalf or otherwise they have until two years after their 18th birthday to bring a claim themselves arising from an accident.
*In contentious cases, a solicitor may not charge fees or expenses as a portion or percentage of any award of settlement.
In contentious business, a legal practitioner shall not charge any amount in respect of legal costs expressed as a percentage or proportion of any damages (or other monies) that may become payable to his or her client or purport to set out the legal costs to be charged to a junior council as a specified percentage or proportion of the legal costs paid to a senior council. A legal practitioner shall not without the prior written agreement of his or her client deduct or appropriate any amount in respect of legal costs from the amount of any damages or moneys that become payable to the client in respect of legal services that the legal practitioner provided to the client.
Feel free to contact us in confidence at any stage to discuss your legal requirements
and one of our experienced and friendly team will assist you.