How much compensation for medical negligence?
Medical negligence occurs when a medical professional has provided inadequate care which has resulted in the patient's death or resulted in severe injuries. Medical professionals include doctors, surgeons, nurses, midwifes, psychologists, psychiatrists and dentists. Inadequate care includes: incorrect diagnosis, failure to diagnose a problem and treat it quickly, improper surgical procedures and errors with medication which includes the type administered and the dosage.
Every doctor in the United Kingdom has a duty of care to their patients. If you have suffered from medical negligence then you could claim financial compensation. It can be difficult to put a price on your pain and suffering. The severity of your injuries can increase your chances of winning and increase the amount of compensation you could be awarded, but you can still claim however minor your injuries are.
If you or a family member have been the victim of medical negligence then accident consult can help and offer you free and confidential advice on how to make a claim. Accident consult are a team of qualified, professional lawyers who have experience in dealing with medical negligence cases. You can call them on: 08081 68 69 70.
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