Medical negligence in Maghull
Whenever we are feeling ill or unwell a trip to the GP is usually in order and in most situations we will be quickly on our way back to health. Although in most situations our local GP or doctor can do a lot to putting us back on the road to recovery, unfortunately medical practitioners are only human and as a result mistakes can be made – and as a result you could be the victim.
If you have recently experienced medical negligence in Maghull you could be eligible to make a compensation claim to cover any potential costs that you have incurred as a result.
IN MAGHULL, IN WHICH SITUATIONS COULD I CLAIM FOR COMPENSATION?
In general you can claim compensation in any situation where you feel that you have been the victim. Some general examples of this include:
- Claims for failed or improper surgery
- Claims for a failure to adequately examine a patient
- Claims for errors made during diagnosis
- Claims for errors made during a blood test
- Claims for a failure to refer a patient to a specialist where needed
IF I AM INJURED, WHO COULD I CLAIM AGAINST?
In general claims, can be made against anyone who you feel has caused injury to you, and in most cases of medical negligence this will be your health practitioner. In some cases you could claim directly against a surgeon – such as in a surgical error – or alternately you could claim against a medical practice staff member if you feel they have been negligent towards you during your stay.
WHAT COULD I CLAIM COMPENSATION FOR?
Medical fees and bills – if you have been the victim of an accident and been left with medical costs as a result, you could consider a compensation claim.
Trauma costs – if you have dealt with trauma as a result of your claim then you could consider a compensation claim to cover your costs.
Income expenses – if you have been unable to work as a result of your injuries then you may consider a compensation claim to cover any costs from this.