Make a claim for Clinical Negligence with Heptonstalls – a leading UK firm of medical compensation solicitors

Heptonstalls’ clinical negligence solicitors are very familiar with the fact that:

  • In the UK thousands of people have suffered due to clinical negligence (sometimes referred to as medical negligence)
  • There are in the region of 850,000 medical accidents in UK hospitals every year – half of which could have been avoided (source: Department of Health)

Case Study:Sarah Johnson qualified in law in 1991 and is a partner at Heptonstalls. Sarah is also the head of medical negligence and handles misdiagnoses and hospital cases that reach into the multi-million pound bracket. For example, Sarah recently won a £2 million settlement from Scarborough District Hospital on behalf of a brain damaged child.

If you or a member of your family has suffered an injury as a result of the negligence of a doctor or health professional, you may be entitled to make a clinical negligence compensation claim.

Types of clinical negligence compensation claims

There are many different types of areas for clinical negligence claims. You may have been injured in one of the following areas:

  • Accident and emergency
  • Birth injury
  • Care of the elderly
  • C-Diff (Clostridium difficile)
  • Cosmetic or plastic surgery
  • Dentistry
  • General practice
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Spinal injury
  • Surgery
  • Urology

Clinical negligence compensation advice

Clinical negligence is an area of law that is highly specialised. It takes a considerable amount of knowledge and experience in order to represent claimants successfully.

Our advice to you is:

  • Instruct a clinical negligence solicitor who is highly experienced as they will have to handle a professional team of specialist advisers who will be representing the health professional
  • Heptonstalls solicitors are  a leading clinical negligence firm in the UK
  • The specialist clinical negligence team at Heptonstalls has led cases where millions of pounds of compensation were paid out to victims of clinical negligence

Clinical Negligence Compensation Claims –  What Needs to Be Proved?

In order to win a compensation claim in the clinical negligence area, you are required by the law to prove:

  • That the care that you received was not on par with that of a reasonably competent health professional in their area of medicine
  • That as a direct result of the care that you failed to receive, you have suffered physically or mentally

Before we make a clinical negligence compensation claim, we will discuss the NHS Complaints Procedure as you may need to submit a complaint prior to pursuing a compensation claim.

Can You Claim Compensation?

Heptonstalls specialise in the following area:

Clinical Negligence: Although the UK’s health treatment is known to be of a high standard, mistakes are made and this can have devastating effects on individuals and families.

Spinal Injury: Injuries of this type can leave the victim paralysed or with serious mobility difficulties and other health problems.

Brain Injury: A serious head injury can lead to needing long term specialist care.

If you, a member of your family or somebody who you know is a victim of Clinical Negligence, get in touch for a confidential and free consultation with one of our specialist solicitors.

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We cover East & West Yorkshire and nationally.

The Members of Heptonstalls Clinical Negligence are all Solicitors of England and Wales.

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