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Bridge McFarland LLP Medical Negligence Claims

Have you been let down by a medical professional? Our team can help. We can offer no-win no-fee funding. Give us a call now on 01522 518 815

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Get in touch today if you have been the victim of medical negligence

Not sure if you have a claim? We can offer a free no-obligation consultation. Just get in touch by phone or email today and a member of our team will be in touch. We can offer a conditional fee agreement to ensure money is no barrier to bringing a claim (also known as a no-win no-fee agreement).

Our team are based in the East Midlands, but we are able to advise clients across the whole country and travel to make life easier for you.  

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FAQs
Can I make a medical negligence claim on behalf of my child?
Yes. Only, if you are the mother, father or parental guardian.
Can I make a medical negligence claim on behalf of someone who has died?
Yes. Only, if you are the spouse of the Deceased or Executor of the Estate.
Can I sue if an operation went wrong?
You can sue if your medical treatment was negligent. This is different to suing if your operation went wrong.
Can my doctor/hospital stop treating me if I bring a claim against them?
It is entirely at the discretion of you and your treating clinician. Should you or your treating clinician consider that your doctor-patient relationship has broken down that treating clinician may consider that they can no longer treat you in a professional manner. However, if you have a complaint against your treating clinician it may not be wise to continue treatment from them in any event.
Do I have to visit my GP?
In the course of your claim, we may need to obtain your medical records from your General Practitioner and any hospitals attended. It is helpful if you have visited your GP as your attendance will then be mentioned within your records.
If I am at high risk of developing a pressure sore what should nursing staff be doing to prevent it?
There are a number of measures that can and should be put in place depending on the level of risk. There are special types of pressure relieving mattresses and cushions that can be given to patients, as well as heel protectors and special boots. Patients should be helped to turn and take pressure off vulnerable areas of their body. Nursing staff should also inspect a patients skin regularly so that they can act quickly at the first signs that a pressure sore may be developing.
My claim was settled without obtaining any medical evidence, is there anything I can do?
An important part of a solicitor’s role is ensuring that you receive adequate compensation for your injuries. If your injuries are clinical related and have not been adequately assessed by a medical professional then it may be that your solicitor has been negligent in reaching a settlement without carrying out the necessary investigations. Consequently, it is possible that any settlement you receive is an undervaluation of your claim. If you believe that your clinical negligence claim has not been adequately investigated, or settlement has been reached without independent expert medical opinion please get in touch.
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