Compensation claims for a lack of hygiene during a surgical procedure

When you are undergoing a surgical procedure of any type, you would like to have the assurances that all the equipment involved in the process is of a respectable level of hygiene. Hospitals should be one the epitome of cleanliness, because any unsanitary conditions could lead have a serious effect on the welfare of patients and could even lead to infections. Unfortunately, mistakes do happen whether it’s through negligence or carelessness and it could cause you a serious injury as a result. Poor hygienic conditions are no laughing matter, and if you believe you have suffered as a result of this then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

Who could I consider making a claim against?

In general, you can look to make a claim against anyone who you feel has put your health at risk through medical negligence. In this situation it could be the operating surgeon or surgical assistant who may have been at fault, or even your dentist or GP. Either way, unhygienic conditions are unacceptable and should not be taken lightly as it could result in a serious infection or illness. If you believe the appropriate requirements have not been reached then it is in your rights to claim against them for negligence.

In what instances could I look to claim as a result of poor hygiene?

If you believe you have been the victim of medical negligence as a result of poor hygiene, then you could be entitled to make a claim. There are a number of areas in which potential problems could have occurred, which include:

·         Claims against a surgeon for failing to sterilise equipment before use

·         Claims against wearing improper safety clothing

·         Claims against infection as a result of poor hygiene

·         Claims against a dentist or dental assistant

·         Claims against a surgeon

·         Claims against improper sanitisation

How can working with Medical Compensation 4U help me with my claim?

If you are looking for assistance with your compensation claim, then working together with a team of industry experts can be very beneficial to your situation. The team here at Medical Compensation 4U will be with you every step of the way and can provide you with the guidance and support that you need. We know this can be a very sensitive situation, so we will do our utmost to make sure everything goes smoothly, and that you get exactly what you are entitled to.