Medical Negligence Compensation

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We rely on medical professionals to look after us when we are under their care, whether we are ill or requiring surgery, and usually medical professionals provide the standard of care that is required. However, medical professionals can make mistakes and these mistakes can cause a patient and their family stress and face further injury.

If you have experienced medical negligence Mellor Hargreaves are experienced at helping clients secure compensation against the medical professional.

What is medical negligence?

Mistakes in the medical profession are massively varied, ranging from a simple misdiagnosis of a broken bone to mistakes during a surgical procedure, such as wrong site surgery.

Most common cases of Medical Negligence include:

  • Delayed diagnosis
  • Surgical error
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Birth injury
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Delay in diagnosis
  • Cancer misdiagnosis
  • Anaesthesia negligence
  • Obstetric negligence
  • Nursing and care provider negligence
  • Erb’s palsy
  • PIP breast implant
  • Ophthalmology negligence
  • Prosthetic joint
  • Dental negligence
  • GP negligence

Claiming compensation for medical negligence?

Claims involving medical negligence can be extremely complicated and occur when a patient has suffered an illness or injury as a result of a poor standard of care from a health professional.

Our team ensures our clients receive a proper diagnosis and make the best recovery possible. The combination of knowledge and expertise enables our team to gain the maximum amount of compensation available to our clients and secure a good financial state for their future.

If you wanted to make a complaint, it is important to make a formal complaint to the hospital in question, whether this is through the NHS or private, within six months of your illness or injury.

If you would like to speak to one of our expert solicitors, contact us on 0800 811 844 and we will offer high quality advice, guidance and care.