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- Amputation Related Injury
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- Erb's Palsy Injury
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- Gynaecological Related Injury
- Hip Related Injury
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Our medical negligence solicitor panel helped recover interim damages exceeding £2.2 million, for the benefit of a child with cerebral palsy to provide a home for him and his family, suitably adapted to accommodate his severe disability.
Failure to Diagnose Retinal Detachment
Retinal detachment occurs when the thin lining at the back of the eye called the retina begins to detach itself away from the blood vessels that supply it with oxygen and nutrients. Errors in providing prompt treatment can cause complete loss of vision in the affected eye, resulting in debilitating consequences for the your or your loved ones.
Types of Retinal Detachment Failures
It is of vital importance that the patient is diagnosed and treated urgently to preserve their sight. If the condition is diagnosed in a timely manner, laser treatment is usually sufficient however a delay in treatment can result in surgery and sometimes a complete loss of vision. Instances where errors may arise include:
- A delay or failure to urgently refer the patient for an ophthalmic assessment
- A failure or delay to diagnose the patient after they have presented common symptoms
- Mismanagement retinal breaks
- A failure to provide adequate treatment
- Misdiagnosis of retinal detachment
- And other retinal detachment errors
If you or a loved one has been affected by a retinal detachment error 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.
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Frequently Asked Questions - Medical Negligence Claims
TYPES OF MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS WE ASSIST WITH?
Medical Negligence Claims We Assist With:
CAN I GET FREE CONFIDENTIAL ADVICE BEFORE I DECIDE TO CLAIM?
Before you decide to make a medical negligence claim, a specialist accredited medical negligence solicitor will provide free and confidential advice and conduct a free medical claim assessment. This will be under no obligation to use the service.
The free medical claim assessment provides clients and loved ones with an opportunity to obtain free guidance and advice to better understand their legal rights about their potential claim. The case may also be assessed to check whether it would eligible for 'no win no fee' or 'legal aid' funding.
IF I WIN MY CLAIM WHAT CAN I CLAIM FOR?
When settling medical negligence claims, our medical negligence solicitors have experience in recovering compensation and loss of earnings, as well as arranging any necessary care and services to improve the client’s quality of life. Where applicable, these may include:
- 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
- Travel costs
- Recovering The Legal Costs
- Bereavement costs
IF MY CLAIM FAILS, WILL I HAVE TO PAY MY SOLICITORS LEGAL FEES?
In most cases, our specialist medical negligence solicitors act under a no win no fee agreement (unless the case is eligible for legal aid).
Providing you cooperate with the solicitor and do not provide misleading information, then should your case fail you will not be liable to pay your solicitors legal fees.
A no win no fee agreement is a very common agreement used in many types of legal claims. All the solicitors that work with Mistreatment.com are specialist no win no fee medical negligence solicitors and over the years they have helped thousands of people throughout England & Wales pursue a no win no fee medical negligence claim.
ARE YOUR MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE SOLICITORS SPECIALISTS?
Our medical negligence solicitors and their legal support teams specialise in exclusively assisting members of the public in accessing justice for medical negligence matters.
Our solicitors have experience in handled the straightforward through to the more complex and serious injury medical negligence claims. Between them they have assisted thousands across England & Wales on a no win no fee basis in looking into pursuing a medical negligence claim.
Over the years, certain cases that have been settled by our specialist and accredited medical negligence solicitors have gained national television, news or media attention. In all of these cases the solicitors have acted on a no win no fee or legal aid basis.
Please view some of our case studies.
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Our panel of medical negligence solicitors help recover interim damages exceeding £2.2 million, for the benefit of a child with cerebral palsy to provide a home for him and his family, suitably adapted to accommodate his severe disability.