Medical negligence is the failure to provide sufficient care, or care which does not meet the standard accepted, resulting in harm, injury or death. Deviation from the accepted industry standards could possibly be found in situations such as:
- Delays in diagnosis
- Careless procedures
- Failure to warn of the risks involved with a treatment
- Medication errors
- Delays in referral
- Failure to obtain consent before commencing treatment or surgery substandard cosmetic treatment/li>
- Preventable death of a spouse, child or relative
Taking legal action may seem like an extreme measure if you have suffered only mild injury, but in many cases, it can prevent the likelihood of the same mistakes being made again. At Veja & Co Solicitors we are fully aware of the problems which can arise and understand that someone else’s professional negligence can have a dramatic and often long term effect on both you and your family. This is why Veja & Co Solicitors have a highly experienced specialist personal injury team who will guide you through the complex issues which can be present in medical negligence compensation claims and ensure that your received the compensation that is due to you and you may also benefit in the long-term; specifically if you require specialist medical treatment or cannot return to work straight away. Because all costs are recovered from the party at fault, there are no deductions to any settlement award, meaning you get to keep 100% of any compensation recovered!
To discuss your entitlement, or simply to speak to someone in confidence about your case, call us free on 0800 975 5764. If you prefer to arrange a more convenient time for us to call you, simply fill in the online contact form and let us know when the best time to contact you would be.