• Medical Negligence Compensation
    Medical Negligence Compensation
    Medical negligence is a serious matter, which is why you have to understand what your rights and obligations are. Find out more about the subject and other related concepts in these articles.
  • Medical Negligence Claims
    Medical Negligence Claims
    Welcome to our website about medical negligence! Here, we aim to bring you all the information you need concerning medical negligence, malpractice or clinical negligence, but concerning your rights as a patient as well, and what you can do to claim compensation and receive the treatment you deserve.

Types of Negligence Cases

There are numerous types of negligence cases, but those listed here are the most common; it is important to be aware of them so we can try to avoid them, or at least be able to recognize them if they occur and react in an appropriate manner.

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How to Get Medical Negligence Compensation

If you believe that your doctors or hospital are guilty of medical negligence, you have the right to negligence compensation which you can get by filing a claim against them; a negligence solicitor can help you make a good case for your claim, and you may not even have to get to court.

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Finding a Good Medical Negligence Solicitor

Finding a good medical negligence solicitor is an essential step when you’re in the process of making a malpractice claim, because he or she will be your representative throughout this and you will have to be able to trust them and feel comfortable and relaxed with them.

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Fatal Accident Claims after Medical Negligence

Fatal accident claims, although rare after medical negligence, still occur sometimes; however, they can only be lodged in certain situations, by the spouse of the deceased for example, if he or she used to be the main breadwinner of the family, and if there are small children involved.

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The Controversial Tort Reform

Tort reform is a very controversial subject, because most people feel it is a means of protecting companies and corporations, reducing people’s possibility of filing claims and of getting the right amount of compensation based directly on the gravity of the damage.

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Dealing with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Many believe that complex post traumatic stress disorder only occurs to soldiers or people who have been in major crash accidents, natural disasters and so on, but it can be triggered by workplace bullying or medical negligence as well, and other minor events.

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Claims for Medical Equipment Failure

Medical equipment failure is a very serious issue, even though it doesn’t occur very often; it can lead to a delay in someone’s recovery, or stop that recovery completely, and it can even lead to death for patients who survive thanks to wired machinery.

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How to Make a Claim for Medical Negligence

Those who want to learn how to make a claim for medical negligence should know that this is not an easy task, which is why they have to be certain that the negligence occurred and that it led to injury or damages, of physical or mental nature, and even of financial one.

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Negligent Foot Amputation Claims

Foot amputation caused by negligence, or amputation of any limb for that matter, is quite a common occurrence unfortunately; its causes can stem from misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose, failure to recognize ischemia or severe infection, and even wrong site amputation.

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How to Deal with Medical Error

Medical error is a preventable adverse effect that can result in the damage or injury of a patient, and which was not intentional; medical error can be minor and major, and in the latter case they can even lead to the death of the patient, or to excess injury.

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Stages of a Medical Negligence Claim

Filing a medical negligence claim is a very difficult and tedious process which can last up to three years; moreover, not all claims reach the court, especially if the patient and the accused manage to reach an understanding outside of court. Otherwise, gathering proof and preparing the case takes a long time.

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How to Define Malpractice and Recognize It

Those interested in finding a definition of malpractice should know that it is an instance where a professional acts with negligence or incompetence which leads to harm and damage for the patient; what is difficult however, is proving that negligence in court.

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What are Medical Negligence Cases?

Medical negligence cases are those when a doctor or physician fails to offer standard care for the patient and causes damage instead; these are proven in court by showing that he or she made a breach of duty through bad decision making or bad acting, thus causing damage to the patient.

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