Faulty Gastric Bands

Gastric band surgery is one of the most popular weight loss surgical procedures carried out in the UK. Surgery involves using an adjustable gastric to reduce the capacity of the stomach so a smaller amount of food is required to make an individual feel full. The gastric band is a circular balloon which is placed around the upper part of your stomach.

Types of Faulty Gastric Bands

On some occasions a gastric band can fail due to the manufacturer’s defective design causing patients or loved ones to experience serious complications such as:

  • Loosening of the band causing leakage of the stomach
  • Leakage from the band or from the connecting tube between the balloon and the port
  • Slippage of the band may also occur causing the pouch (the part of the stomach above the band) to become enlarged or protrude through the stomach wall which would require corrective surgery
  • And other faulty gastric band errors

If you or a loved one has been affected by a faulty gastric band which has prolonged or exacerbated a medical condition, or has resulted in the death of a loved one, Mistreatment.com may be able to assist.

How to seek Free Legal Advice on a No Win, No Fee?

Here at Mistreatment.com we are able to carry out a free claims assessment under no obligation, in order to establish whether your circumstances warrant a medical complaint or a medical negligence claim on a no win no fee basis.

Should your claim be considered under a no-win no-fee basis, you can decide to instruct the specialist medical negligence solicitor.

Should you decide to instruct the specialist medical negligence solicitor and your claim is unfortunately unsuccessful, you will not pay.

What can I claim for in a successful medical negligence claim?

In successful faulty medical products compensation claims our specialist medical negligence solicitors have experience in recovering compensation, as well as arranging any necessary services to improve the client’s quality of life. 

  • Compensation for the Injury or Loss
  • Loss of Earnings
  • Interim Compensation Payment
  • Private Medical Treatment Costs
  • Care & Case Management Costs
  • Rehabilitation Costs
  • Housing Adaptation & Relocation
  • Out-Of-Pocket Expenses
  • Compensating Dependants (Spouse/Children)
  • Benefits & Financial Advice
  • Independent Medical Experts
  • Court Of Protection
  • Coroners Inquest Advice
  • Special Adapted Vehicles
  • Recovering The Legal Costs

As each enquiry is unique the advice given will be tailored to the individual circumstances of the client.

About Our Medical Negligence Teams

Mistreatment.com is comprised of specialist teams of medical negligence solicitors throughout England and Wales. Mistreatment.com are committed in fighting for truth and justice, raising clinical standards and ensuring you or your loved ones receive the compensation you deserve under a no win no fee basis. Find out more about members of our faulty medical products compensation team…

Our commitment to victims of medical negligence

We understand each patient’s circumstances are unique, however with our specialist medical negligence solicitors and barristers Mistreatment.com are able to provide you with support, guidance and access to justice. Our commitment is to offer you:

  • Free private and confidential initial advice.
  • A no obligation free claims assessment, so you know where you stand.
  • Legal representation under no win no fee, if you seek to pursue a medical negligence claim.
  • Experienced medical & legal advisors who will listen to you and are there to help.
  • Access to experienced teams of specialist medical negligence solicitors across England and Wales.
  • If you decide to make a medical complaint we can provide a free and independent complaints guide.

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