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Medical & clinical negligence compensation lawyers near to wolverhampton

Clinical negligence

All patients are owed a 'duty of care' by their medical practitioner. No medical treatment or surgical procedure can be guaranteed to be 100% effective, but if you suffer an injury due to the negligence of the nurse, doctor or surgeon involved, then you may be entitled to compensation for the injuries suffered.

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Ms Susan Todhunter of FBC MANBY BOWDLER LLP in Wolverhampton
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Susan obtained an LLB (Hons) Law Degree from Wolverhampton Polytechnic in 1987, before joining fbc solicitors as a Trainee Solicitor. She qualified as a Solicitor in the Personal Injury Department in 1991 and has specialised in claimant... Read more
Mr Tim Gray of FBC MANBY BOWDLER LLP in Wolverhampton
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Tim was educated at Queen Mary’s Grammar School in Walsall and obtained an LLB (Hons) Law Degree at Wolverhampton University in 1984. Tim completed his law exams at Chester Law School in 1984 and qualified as a Solicitor in 1989. He completed his... Read more

Broaden my search: Birmingham (3), Stoke-on-Trent (2), Shrewsbury (2), Worcester (1), Derby (2), Coventry (6)

All firms will probably provide the first half hour of your consultation free of charge, either by telephone or in person.

Examples of medical & clinical negligence

  • Delays in correctly diagnosing diseases or injuries
  • Failure to refer to a specialist doctor so that symptoms can be investigated
  • Surgical errors
  • Medication errors
  • Childbirth errors (causing death of or injury to mother or child)
  • Hospital acquired infections

Claiming compensation following clinical negligence

If you have been injured or are the relative of somebody who you suspect has died as a result of clinical negligence, you should not feel embarrassed or reluctant about making a claim. You have the right to seek compensation.

Compensation following clinical negligence should help to ease your suffering and help to restore your former quality of life as much as possible. It will also pay for your financial losses and rehabilitation costs if required.

Where somebody has unfortunately died because of clinical negligence, compensation can help those who were financially dependent on the person who has died.

Why use an APIL lawyer following clinical negligence?

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has over 3,500 members and is an independent, not-for-profit organisation fighting for the rights of injured people. APIL provides accreditation for lawyers who specialise in personal injury law and this accreditation shows that these lawyers have achieved high standards of expertise and competence. Our accredited lawyers are committed to attending legal personal injury training to keep their specialist personal injury skills up-to-date.

Only accredited injury lawyers specialising in clinical negligence are listed on this page.

It is strongly recommended that you should consult with two or three accredited injury lawyers before making a decision on who to instruct.

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Specialist accreditation

APIL provides accreditation for lawyers who practice in personal injury law, and who specialise in particular fields, including clinical negligence.

Specialist accreditation shows that an APIL accredited clinical negligence lawyer has achieved a very high standard of expertise and competence and actually specialises in this area of the law.

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