Amputation & Surgical Treatment Errors

Amputation is the surgical removal of a limb or body part. This can occur when you or a loved one has suffered from extreme trauma to a specific limb, where the limb is affected by gangrene (i.e. from a diabetic foot ulcer), or where the limb is at high risk of causing further life-threatening harm.

Patients or loved ones may find it extremely difficult to come to terms with the severity of the injury or lifestyle change, particularly when the injury has been as a result of medical negligence. This may occur if there has been a delay in a diagnosis of a medical condition resulting in an amputation, where an amputation has been carried out incorrectly or the prosthesis is fitted incorrectly. 

Types of Amputation Surgical Treatment Errors 

Despite hospitals best intentions to provide a high quality of care the standard can fall below the required standard. Such instances may include:

  • A delay in diagnosing and treating gangrene
  • Excessive amputation
  • A delay in  treating a diabetic foot ulcer
  • Failing to effectively amputate severely infected tissue
  • A delay in diagnosing and treating peripheral oedema
  • Incorrect placement of prosthetics
  • A delay in diagnosing and treating atherosclerosis
  • And other amputation errors which may occur

If you or a loved one has been affected by negligence resulting in an amputation or an amputation error which has caused further injury, pain and suffering, Mistreatment.com may be able to assist.

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Before you decide to bring a claim, our medical negligence team can carry out a confidential free claim assessment under no obligation for you to use the service.

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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 hospital negligence 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 hospital negligence 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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