Medical negligence in Ainsdale

At some point in our lives the chances are that we will need to receive medical treatment. Although in most cases the treatment that we receive will put us quickly and effectively back on the road to recovery, unfortunately this is not always the case. Most medical professionals will work closely to give us the best treatment possible, but if this doesn’t occur then you could be left with more serious injuries than you originally had.

Regardless of the circumstances, if you feel that you have been left with injuries as the result of another person’s negligence, you could look to make a claim for compensation.

IN WHICH SITUATIONS MIGHT I CONSIDER A MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CLAIM IN AINSDALE?

If you are in Ainsdale, there are a number of situations where you may consider making a claim for compensation, these include:

  • Claims for the negligence of a GP
  • Claims for a failure to adequately diagnose an injury
  • Claims for errors made during surgery
  • Claims for an error in diagnosis
  • Claims for failure to identify a serious illness or injury

IF YOU ARE CLAIMING, WHO COULD YOU CLAIM AGAINST?

You could claim against a number of different people if you find yourself in this situation but in general you will most likely look to claim against a GP if you feel that they have failed to adequately diagnose you or to treat your injuries appropriately. You may also look to claim against a surgeon or surgical assistant if you feel that they have been negligent to you during surgery.

IN WHICH CIRCUMSTANCES MIGHT YOU CONSIDER A CLAIM?

Medical costs and hospital bills – medical treatment can be a costly process and if you are left with hefty bills and costs you could look to make a claim for compensation.

Pain and trauma – if you have suffered psychological injuries after negligence in this way then you could look to make a claim for compensation.

Costs of a loss of income – being unable to work can be a costly process and accordingly you may consider a claim if you feel that you have sustained a loss in income as a result.