What Is Medical Negligence?by Namarta B. Digital Marketing Specialist
Medical Negligence is also known as clinical Negligence, where a health professional fails in their duty to save you or care for you. It covers any wrong, substandard, or accidental care provided by a medical professional who causes injury or makes the existing condition worse of the patient. This condition is usually caused by misdiagnosis, incorrect, or failure of medical professionals’ treatment or surgical mistakes.
According to research, over 16000 compensation claims were made against health services for medical Negligence in 2018- 2019. Medical Negligence carries the risk of life-changing for the patients, whether through physical injury or trauma. Medical Negligence claims can be complicated, but we are here to make this process easy for you. If you have any questions or want to talk to our Medical Negligence solicitor, please call us.
How can I make a Medical Negligence claim?
To make a Medical Negligence claim, you need to contact the Medical Negligence solicitor. From this point, you don’t have to worry about anything. The legal solicitor will take care of the things. If you contact PA Dorrian, we will offer you a free consultation where you can chat about what happened and whether you have any legal claim or not.
Contacting the right Medical Negligence solicitors will allow them to start work as early as possible while the details are fresh in your mind.
How to prove a Medical Negligence Case?
For a successful case, we will prove that you have received neglected treatment from the doctors, which has caused injury to you or made the condition even worse. The evidence which can help in support of the claim is –
Photographs (these are helpful to show the injury when it occurred)
Your detailed statement
A family member or friends can also help you to provide evidence as a witness
Other evidence can be provided by the medical experts who will instruct to prepare a report on the treatment you have received. The medical expert will also be asked to comment on the treatment you received.
How much can one claim for Medical Negligence?
The amount of claim depends upon –
The extent of your illness
Expenses which have incurred
Future case needs
Medical Negligence solicitors look for a number of different things, such as earnings that you have lost and the expenses you have faced due to Negligence. This includes –
Expenses for which you have the receipts
Traveling expenses such as medical appointments
Lost earnings because of injury or illness
Cost of medical procedure and surgery
Adaptations to your home
Cost of current and future care
Future loss of earning
You can also receive compensation for the suffering or pain, which results from the illness or injury. The payout depends on the nature of suffering. The amount of claims also varies from one another. It may be possible that two clients may have suffered from the same injury, but the circumstances can be different.
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