Accident and Emergency Negligence
Accident and Emergency Services are usually under quite a bit of strain, particularly at peak times such as the weekend. While the standard of healthcare is usually high, the pressurised environment can lead to errors which can lead to an exacerbation of existing injury/illness or further injury.
If you feel you have been misdiagnosed, mistreated or have endured and unreasonable delay causing injury you may be entitled to make a claim for medical negligence. Common examples of negligence in an Accident and Emergency setting can include failure to admit or discharge, Failure to diagnose correctly and misinterpretation of results including blood tests and x rays.
How We Can Help
Our expert medical negligence solicitors are vastly experienced in dealing with claims of this nature and can advise you on whether you have a case. We consult with medical experts who will be able to examine you and ascertain whether you have been treated negligently. We can then negotiate a settlement on your behalf which will reflect the level of personal injury, as well as medical expenses and any loss of earnings you may have incurred.
We work closely with our client’s and keep them updated on the progress of the claims regularly. If you feel you have been treated negligently you have 3 years to make a claim for compensation from the date of negligence. It is important to consult a solicitor immediately to lodge a claim on your behalf.