Claims for negligent rehabilitation after surgery

Although surgery is often the toughest and most dangerous part of any medical treatment, it’s the rehabilitation part after surgery which can often form one of the most important parts of any treatment process. It’s never easy coming back after an injury but if you do go through the right level of rehabilitation then you can be put on the path to recuperation a great deal quicker than if you don’t.

Going through rehabilitation is an important part of the healing process and if you feel that you have been treated negligently during this stage or that the appropriate measures haven’t been taken to look after your health and well-being, then you could look to make a claim for compensation to cover any potential costs that you have incurred.

What level of rehabilitation should I get after surgery?

After surgery it’s crucial that your rehabilitation starts right away and this can come in a number of different shapes and forms. It will usually start with a level of physical therapy which allows you to get movement and motion into your limbs, after that it may comprise of devising an action plan that you can follow which incorporates a number of activities, mainly strength and stretching exercises, to allow your muscles to regain their previous strength.

What are some common examples of where a compensation claim could be made?

Claims for compensation can generally be made in any situation where you feel that you have been the victim of negligence. Some popular examples of where you might consider this include:

·         Claims for mistakes made during rehabilitation

·         Claims for a failure to adequately rehabilitate

·         Claims for mistakes made during physical therapy

·         Claims for inappropriate exercises given during rehabilitation

·         Claims for a failure to rehabilitate.

Can working together with Medical Compensation 4U help my claim?

Rehabilitation is a crucial part of your recovery and if you feel that it isn’t being done properly or that negligence has happened during rehabilitation then you could look to make a claim to cover any costs that you have incurred.

To find out more about what you could be eligible for, contact the Medical Compensation 4U team today!