Clinical and medical negligence claims solicitors

Our clinical and medical negligence solicitors are ranked amongst the top in the UK, if you or someone you love has fallen victim to clinical negligence and suffered injury as a result, contact our expert claims solicitors on 0203 817 9430 or free initial advice and get the compensation you deserve. Our clinical negligence claims are handled on a no win, no fee basis, which means there is no financial risk to you throughout the entirety of your clinical negligence compensation claim.

At Stephensons our highly skilled solicitors work hard to earn an appropriate amount of compensation for every clinical negligence claim, since often this compensation must cater for lifelong treatment or care. With years of experience in the field, our medical negligence solicitors are also sensitive to the needs of the victims and their families, helping them to adapt to potentially life altering circumstances.

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Medical negligence claims

Medical and clinical negligence claims are extremely diverse and complex in nature and every set of circumstances requires a dedicated, bespoke service, which our solicitors are able to provide. If you aren’t sure whether you have grounds for a clinical negligence claim, or are unsure as to whether your claim sits within the allowed time limit, one of our expert legal advisors could quickly provide the answer. After the initial free advice, if we feel that you have a viable case for compensation, with your permission our experienced medical negligence solicitors will build a case for you and fight to earn the right degree of compensation for your needs and that of your family where appropriate.

As one of the largest firms of its kind in the UK, we have helped clients nationwide to settle claims which enables them to fund their treatment needs and also compensates them for any loss of earnings both in the past and future.  

Clinical negligence can have long lasting and life changing effects, often rendering victims unable to work or care for themselves. Our specialist solicitors take time to fully investigate the injuries and ensure that clients receive an appropriate level of compensation.

A clinical negligence compensation claim does more than just pay for pain and suffering, it helps pay for any necessary rehabilitation programs, ongoing treatments and any modifications to your home that you may need. In addition, a clinical negligence compensation claim can help cover the costs of any support programs for children who have suffered as a result, allowing them the opportunity to live their lives to the full and providing the extra care they need.

It all starts with a simple conversation and some free initial no obligation legal advice. If you have been injured as a result of medical negligence and believe you might have grounds for a claim, call us on 0203 817 9430.

Our expert clinical negligence solicitors have helped many clients from all walks of life claim compensation for their injuries, recovering millions of pounds for victims along the way. As clinical negligence can encompass a wide variety of areas, we have provided a short list of the types of clinical negligence we specialise in:

Clinical and medical negligence - areas of specialism

  • Birth injury claims
  • Cerebral palsy claims
  • Erbs palsy claims
  • Brain damage/injury
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Delay in diagnosis
  • Dental negligence
  • Eye surgery negligence
  • Surgical accidents
  • Cosmetic surgery claims
  • Gastric band compensation claims
  • Sports injury claims
  • Hospital infection claims including MRSA
  • Claims against care homes
  • Claims against medical professionals including dentists, opticians, physiotherapists
  • Claims against drug companies and chemists
  • Defective medical products

Clinical negligence can affect anyone and happen at any time as medical staff can make mistakes. Even if you are unsure as to whether you are a victim of clinical negligence or feel it may not be worth claiming compensation, you may be missing out on what is rightfully owed to you.

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    John Bennett shares his experience after a failure to diagnose diabetes led to the amputation of his leg, John also provides an insight into how he found working with the clinical negligence team at Stephensons to pursue a compensation claim.
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    Parents of Nicole Loughrey and our medical negligence expert Judith Thomas-Whittingham discuss the journey the family has been on since her traumatic birth which led to a diagnosis of cerebral palsy.
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  • Brain Injury - Medical Negligence Claims 

    Medical negligence solicitor Claire Mooney provides an overview on the kind of brain injuries that can occur when medical treatment errors are made.
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Types of clinical and medical negligence claims

Some examples of the types of claims and amounts of compensation we have obtained on behalf of clients who were victims of clinical negligence recently are as follows:

  • Claire Stockley settled a case in the sum of £176,000 for the delay in diagnosing a scaphoid fracture
  • Carla Twist settled a claim in the sum of £220,000 for a client who suffered a perforated bowel during a caesarean section
  • Medical negligence solicitor, Tom Mooney, settled a claim for £150,000 on behalf of a husband who lost his wife as a result of a failure to send an ambulance despite complaints of pain following surgery
  • Laura Sheehan recently settled a claim for £90,000 for client who wrongly underwent a mastectomy instead of a lumpectomy following a diagnosis of breast cancer. Besides the traumatic and painful physical injury of losing her breast, the client suffered severe psychological injuries and required counselling
  • Clinical negligence solicitor, Jamie Cruickshanks, recently settled a claim for £195,000 for the failure to diagnose his client's fractured foot

If you or a loved one has fallen victim to clinical negligence, contact our expert team of solicitors today and get the compensation you deserve. All cases are handled on a no win, no fee basis, which means there is no financial risk to you in the unlikely event that your claim is unsuccessful.

As there is a three year time limit on many clinical negligence claims, it is vital you contact a member of our team as soon as possible to ensure a positive outcome. All initial advice is completely free and there is no obligation to proceed whatsoever.

For expert advice call us on 0203 817 9430 and speak to a member of our clinical negligence team to discuss your compensation claim today. Alternatively you can send our clinical negligence team an email via our contact form.

Our specialist solicitors can also advise if you feel you have been let down by another clinical negligence solicitor, if you feel you are the victim of professional negligence click the following link for more information: Solicitor negligence - medical claims

We're widely accredited for our work - medical negligence

  • Clinical Negligence Accreditation
  • Chambers
  • Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers
  • Legal 500

It is our business to deliver legal services that work for our clients, you can trust our specialists to take care of things on your behalf. Over the years our medical negligence team has been recognised by industry awards and accredited for their excellence.

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