The National Health Service (NHS) in the UK is admired globally and with over 1 million patients being seen to every 36 hours. The standard of patient care provided by the NHS is generally extremely high however mistakes can be made and when they are the affects upon the patient and their families can be devastating and life changing.
If you have been affected by the treatment or advice provided by a health care professional then our dedicated medical negligence team may be able to help you recover the compensation you deserve and may desperately need.
What Is Medical Negligence?
Medical Negligence, also known as clinical negligence, occurs when the standard of care provided to you as a patient falls below the standard to be expected and as a result, you have suffered avoidable harm, pain and suffering.
We all place our trust in the medical professional treating us and we all consider that they know best and must be right. Unfortunately this isn’t always the case and errors made are at the expense of the patient.
Types of Medical Negligence Claims:
Our dedicated and expert team of medical negligence lawyers have a wealth of experience in all areas of medical negligence including:
- Birth Injury Claims
- Spinal Cord Claims
- GP Negligence
- Misdiagnosis Claims
- Surgical Negligence
- Accident & Emergency negligence
- Cancer Claims
- Eyes and Ophthalmology claims
- Pharmaceutical Negligence
- Pressure Sores
- Cosmetic Surgery Negligence
- Orthopaedic claims
- Care Home claims
- Claims following the death of a relative
Why Choose Michael Lewin Solicitors?
If you or a family member have been injured as a result of poor medical treatment or advice the next important stage is finding a Solicitor who understands you and what you have been through as well as a good solicitor who understands the complex area of law surrounding medical negligence.
Here at Michael Lewin Solicitors we pride ourselves on the high level of expertise and exceptional service we provide to all of our clients.
We make all of our clients the following 5 promises:
Free Initial Advice – Our dedicated team are there to help you and answer any questions you may have. We always offer a free, no obligation initial advice to anyone who considers that they may have been affected by medical negligence. So if you’re not sure whether you have a claim or not, call us and let us talk you through it.
Exceptional Client Care – OUR CLIENTS COME FIRST. This is the ethos our dedicated team of medical negligence lawyers work by. We understand that our clients have been through a difficult and traumatic time and we pride ourselves on aiming to make the claims process as easy as possible. We treat all of our clients with the utmost dignity, respect and compassion, we ensure that we are approachable and available to speak to when our client needs us.
We are Specialists – The specialist medical negligence team have years of experience handling medical negligence claims and are supported by external independent medical and nursing professionals and expert counsel. We aim to ensure that your claim is investigated thoroughly and properly and that no stone is left unturned.
We mean Business – We are persistent and determined and are not afraid to take on large establishments. If the evidence is in your favour we will not rest until you have the justice and compensation that you deserve.
We strive to be the best – We are proud of the fact that the majority of cases we pursue are successful and this is due to our hard work, determination and specialist knowledge in this area of law. As a team, we continuously want to improve and extend our knowledge to make sure that:- our clients are satisfied; that we are up to date with changes in this area of law; and that we are the best that we can be.
If you have some questions on your mind, check out our Medical Negligence FAQ.
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