Every year thousands of people enter hospital for routine operations, cosmetic surgery and emergency procedures. We place a lot of trust in the doctors, surgeons and nurses who treat us, and the level of care we receive is usually of an exceptionally high standard.
However in rare cases medical experts can make mistakes and the consequences of these errors can be severe.
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Most surgical procedures are complex and the risks involved can be numerous. Below are some of the surgical errors we've encountered that could lead to a medical negligence claim:
Like most medical negligence claims if you have an injury you will have a three year period from the date of your operation in which to claim.
If you were not aware of the injury straight after the surgery and problems occurred at a later date, then the three year time limit would start from the date you were aware of the injury.
To pursue a claim for medical negligence during surgery, it is highly advisable to seek professional legal advice from a specialist medical negligence solicitor as soon as possible. As early advice can make your claim much quicker, easier and less stressful.
Our team of medical negligence lawyers will be happy to explain the process of making a compensation claim on your behalf.