Medical Negligence Compensation Claims

Orthopaedics compensation claims

If you have suffered as a result of negligent orthopaedic treatment, you may be able to make a medical negligence compensation claim.

Orthopaedic refers to the bones, muscles and joints of the human body.

The types of work involved commonly include:

Doctors who specialise in treating the FAQbones, joints and muscles of the body successfully treat thousands of patients each year; however, in some cases mistakes can be made. Some patients are examined and sometimes x-rayed but then mistakenly discharged home; often with a diagnosis of a minor condition such as a sprain and given some pain killers.

Medical negligence affects one out of ten of NSH patients. Some of the common areas where medical negligence can arise in relation to orthopaedics include:

If you think you may be able to claim, contact a specialist medical negligence solicitor who will discuss the circumstances of your injury and offer advice on the strength of your claim.

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How much can I claim?

A number of factors will determine the value of your settlement:

What can I claim compensation for?

Making a claim for compensation

A specialist medical negligence solicitor can assess your case and inform you about: