IVF and fertility negligence claims

Undertaking IVF (in vitro fertilisation) or fertility treatment can be an emotionally challenging experience and if things go wrong it can be heartbreaking. If you have experienced negligent care during any fertility or IVF treatment or if your clinic has committed serious errors in regard to your IVF treatment, then you may be entitled to compensation. At Stephensons, our legal experts have in-depth knowledge in regards to fertility and IVF medical negligence.

While we understand that no treatment can always guarantee a successful pregnancy you should still be confident that you are getting the best treatment and care possible. If you believe that you have not received the care you should have, or that preventable mistakes may have been made, our experienced IVF and fertility negligence specialists can help you to get the compensation that you deserve. Our clinical negligence solicitors will help you every step of the way, contact us today on 0203 817 9430.


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Types of IVF and fertility negligence compensation claims

We can help you if you have received negligent care in relation to the following:

  • Embryo testing
  • Artificial insemination
  • In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)
  • Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ISI)
  • Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PIGD)
  • Surgical sperm retrieval
  • Intrauterine insemination (IUI)

Whether you have received treatment in a private clinic or via the NHS, we can also help you bring a claim if you have suffered:

  • The loss or destruction of embryos or sperm
  • Reduced fertility due to surgical errors
  • Mistakes during insemination
  • Poor or inadequate screening of a donor
  • Laboratory mistakes
  • Delay in the diagnosis of a medical condition

Can I sue my IVF clinic?

If you believe that you or your partner have received inadequate care, that has resulted in suffering or loss, either from a private clinic or from the NHS, it may be possible to take legal action against them. Like with all medical negligence cases our solicitors, with the help of other experts, will look at your case in detail and will gather information from independent medical professionals. Once all this information is in place we can determine what care you should have received and what the future implications are for your health. From there we can determine the amount of compensation you may receive.

Who can claim compensation for negligent fertility treatment?

Typically, the person who is entitled to compensation as a result of negligent care is the person who has undergone the treatment. In rare cases, the child born from IVF treatment can also make a claim if they suffer any medical issues due to errors during the fertility treatment including if they inherit a genetic abnormality due to a donor not being adequately screened.

Stephensons are one of the leading clinical negligence solicitors in the UK, and our team are dedicated to helping our clients receive the compensation they deserve if they have been a victim of medical negligence. Contact our expert lawyers today for a free initial consultation on 0203 817 9430.

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