Medical Negligence

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What is Medical Negligence?

Medical negligence refers to breach of duty by a healthcare professional that leads to the avoidable harm of a patient. There are a number of ways that medical negligence can happen, such as misdiagnosis, incorrect treatment and surgical mistakes.

Professional health service staff deliver most medical and nursing treatment in the UK and Ireland. Tight deadlines and budget cuts can increase mistakes and has resulted in an increasing number of medical negligence claims.

How We Can Help

Making a claim for compensation may initially seem quite daunting. However, our expert medical negligence solicitors will help you to understand the process and advise you on the best approach to take.

Give us a call and our Medical Negligence team will offer the best advice so you can receive the compensation you deserve. We understand this can be an emotionally challenging experience, this settlement will help you recover financially, physically, and psychologically following the accident.

Notable Cases

  • Barbara Kozyra v St James Hospital, Dublin – Medical negligence, High Court Dublin – stem cell transplant mistake resulting in avoidable death – substantial settlement
  • MB v Belfast Health & Social Care Trust – Medical negligence, High Court Belfast – significant injuries due to failure to administer clexane – substantial settlement
  • RJ v Southern Health & Social Care Trust – Medical negligence, High Court Belfast, stroke resulting in significant brain injury
  • MJ (a child) v Belfast Health & Social Care Trust – Medical Negligence, High Court Belfast – catastrophic birthing injury
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