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NHS and private health

All patients are owed a ‘duty of care’ by their medical practitioner. Not all medical and surgical procedures can be guaranteed to be 100% effective, but if something goes wrong 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 Tami Frankel of GADSBY WICKS in Chelmsford
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Tami Frankel has over 20 years of experience in clinical negligence and is dedicated to acheiving the right outcome for her clients. Tami has obtained compensation for clients with many types of claim, including  injuries arising out of birth -... Read more
Mr Paul Balen of FREETHS LLP in Nottingham
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Fellow
Paul graduated with a first in law at Peterhouse, Cambridge.  He qualified as a solicitor in 1977 and became a partner in what is now Freeths in 1980. He is now a Consultant. A Past President of both the Nottinghamshire Law and the... Read more
Mr Richard Barr of SCOTT-MONCRIEFF & ASSOCIATES LTD in Norwich
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a solicitor with more than 45 years of experience in the law, much of it in dealing with medical and serious injury cases. I am a Senior Litigator and an Accredited Clinical Negligence Specialist with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. I... Read more
Brain injury lawyer
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Fellow
Partner and Head of Litigation www.athertongodfrey.co.uk. Overview: John has overall responsibility for the personal injury, clinical negligence and employment teams at the firm. He is a solicitor-advocate with rights of audience in the Higher Courts for... Read more

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

Examples of NHS and private health negligence

  • Failing to correctly diagnose diseases or injuries
  • Surgical errors
  • Medication errors
  • Childbirth errors (causing death of or injury to mother or child)
  • Early failure of implants such as hip replacements
  • Hospital acquired infections
  • Faulty drugs or vaccines

Claiming compensation following NHS and private health negligence

Compensation following NHS and private health negligence should help to ease your suffering and help to restore your former quality of life as much as possible. It will also cover your losses and rehabilitation costs if required.

Why use an APIL lawyer following NHS and private health 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 NHS and private health 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.

Clinical negligence lawyer

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