Medical negligence in Tarlscough

Going to visit a doctor or GP is not generally something that we hope to do frequently, but when we do find ourselves in the visitor’s chair, chances are we are looking for a way to fix and rectify any problems that we might have. If you have been the victim of an accident then you will be looking for the best way to regain your health in the quickest possible time, and in most cases your GP will be able to help you out here.

Unfortunately, this is not always the case and in some situations you might find that your GP or doctor has been negligent towards you, and accordingly you may consider a claim for compensation.

WHAT COULD I CLAIM COMPENSATION FOR IN TARLSCOUGH?

Claims for medical negligence can be made in a range of different situations, some common examples of where you may consider a claim include:

  • Claims for errors made during a surgical procedure
  • Claims for a missed diagnosis or a mis-diagnosis
  • Claims for mistakes during anaesthetic
  • Claims for errors made during dental procedure
  • Claims for a failure to identify a serious illness

WHO MIGHT HAVE LEFT ME WITH INJURIES?

Your GP or doctor could be directly responsible if you feel that they have failed to adequately diagnose an illness or to treat you accordingly. In addition you may find that you have been treated poorly by staff or management at your medical institution. In this situation you could look to make a compensation claim against them to cover any costs which you have incurred throughout.

IN WHICH SITUATIONS COULD I CONSIDER A CLAIM?

Hospital costs and bills – if you have been in a situation where you have required extensive medical treatment then you could look to claim for any bills and costs that you have incurred.

Mental pain and suffering – if you have suffered as a result of your accident then you could look to claim for any psychological pain that you have been through.

Loss of income/earnings – you could consider a claim if you have been left out of pocket through a loss of income after your accident.