Medical Negligence Solicitors
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Medical Negligence Claims
What happens if you feel that your symptoms have been ignored or your GP, doctor, dentist or Hospital were slow to recognise a serious disease or life-threatening illness? We understand being the victim of medical negligence is distressing and you may feel embarrassed, angry or confused as to what to do. We also understand that ‘sorry’ may not be not enough and you may need compensation to pay for you or your loved one’s lifetime care or further medical treatments.
If you feel that you have been medically mistreated or if you have concerns about the treatment of a loved one then speak to Mercury legal. Our solicitors are specialist medical negligence lawyers and have helped victims of negligence claim anything from dangerous private cosmetic surgery errors to negligent treatment on the NHS. If you feel you or a loved one has suffered injury or loss because of medical treatment or perhaps a surgical procedure contact us now on 0800 122 3130 or request for a free call back.
Most of us need to go the doctor at times during our everyday life and many people have a longstanding friendship with our GP. There are occasions when we raise concerns about our health and it’s not acted upon appropriately. We recognize that this is usually a sensitive issue. We deal with claims against GPs which include incorrect treatment causing negative effects, failure in order to identify, failure to remedy, failure to have informed consent, inappropriate exam and delay in referral for specialist therapy. We can easily cope with the complaints process on your behalf to get answers as well as the settlement you deserve.
Negligent Dental Treatment
As with visits to the GP’s surgery, we all need dental care every once in awhile. Quite rightly we expect our dental practitioners and hygienists to deliver the best and sufficient oral treatment we require. This doesn’t always go right and things may be overlooked. We deal with claims which might include extraction of the wrong tooth, nerve damage, failure to offer or offer root canal treatment, failure to identify or misdiagnosis which might cause incorrect treatment receiving making the first symptom worse, delay in diagnosis and failed tooth implants. We are able to look into your case, handle complaints you might have and seek compensation to rectify the problem, all on the no win no fee basis.
Pregnancy & Birth Claims
The antenatal period is vital to an unborn child as well as the expectant mother’s health and wellbeing. This is often a anxious time. Severe problems thankfully are usually uncommon. Mistakes include failure to detect irregularities within the unborn baby by screening tests or scans; failure to undertake sufficient monitoring of the people pulse during labour; failure to perform emergency instrumental delivery or caesarean section. Surgical instruments or swabs may inadvertently be left in the body causing injuries and pain or infections. We understand the complexities and sensitivity of the situations and can offer advice and support.
Negligent Treatment in a Hospital
Negligence may arise from problems for example failure to identify, failure to obtain informed consent, delay in diagnosis, providing incorrect treatment, wrongful surgical procedures or administering incorrect treatment. An individual may acquire infection whilst in hospital for example Clostridium difficile (C-diff), MRSA or MSSA, all of these causes unnecessary and quite often longstanding injury. We have the ability and expertise to manage each one of these claims.
Negligent Ambulance Treatment or Care
Ambulance staff are highly skilled, well trained professionals and so are accustomed to all kinds of situations requiring their call out. On rare occasions however, the service expected isn’t service received. Ambulance staff owe an obligation of care to their patients there are times when this falls short with the service you would expect causing injury, worsening symptoms and sometimes death. If the incident arises where treatment and care is essential by ambulance staff, we shall investigate the information and facts carefully. We shall think about the notes prepared at the time, we are going to consider the notes made on arrival to A & E or the destination the person was taken to. We shall consider all facets of your treatment and care, including any medication given, in our investigations and seek out probably the most highly regarded experts to manage your case.
Mentionened above previously in the beginning we deal with all aspects of medical or clinical negligence cases and the above situations and types of conditions are for example purposes only. If you feel that you’ve been the victim of negligent treatment, even though your circumstance is not cited above, contact Mercury Legal now to see if we could help give you the compensation you’ll need and should get your life back on track.
Claiming For Medical Negligence
Clinical Negligence Claim
There are times that the medical procedures and care we receive may fall short of everything you expect to receive, and things can go drastically wrong, leaving you worse off and perhaps, severely injured. Watch our medical negligence videos for more information about making a medical claim.