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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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Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Ania studied Law at the University of Nottingham and Ghent University (Belgium) before completing the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law. She joined Irwin Mitchell as a trainee solicitor before qualifying into the Medical Negligence team in... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a solicitor at Irwin Mitchell, London.  I qualified in September 2012 and joined Irwin Mitchell in December 2014.  I manage a varied case load, dealing with a wide range of issues including: brain injuries, spinal and orthopaedic... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Ben Posford is a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 both for personal injury and clinical negligence, and listed as a ‘Top Ranked Individual’ in Chambers & Partners. Ben heads up a department of senior lawyers handling... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Anna studied Law at the Durham University before completing the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law. She joined Irwin Mitchell as a trainee solicitor before qualifying into the Medical Negligence team in September 2014. Anna deals with a wide... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Laura is an Associate in the clinical negligence department. She has specific expertise in claims involving adult brain injury. She has a particular interest in cases involving a delay in diagnosis and treatment of stroke or brain infections,... Read more
Dr Jock Mackenzie of ANTHONY GOLD in London
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Ms Ali Malsher of ANTHONY GOLD in London
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mrs Kathy Fitzgerald of MORRISONS SOLICITORS LLP in London
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Malcolm Johnson qualified as a solicitor in 1994 and he is a Senior Associate at BL Claims in London where he undertakes both personal injury and clinical negligence cases. He is a member of the Law Society's Personal Injury Panel, the Society... Read more
Mr Dominic Fairclough of RUSSELL-COOKE LLP in London
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Dominic is Managing Partner of Russell Cooke and a Partner in the Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury Team, advising on both clinical negligence and personal injury claims. Identified as a 'leading individual' by Chambers, he is described as a 'highly... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Expertise: Medical negligence and high value personal injury claims. Career: David is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and a Partner based in Simpson Millar's London office. He heads his own team representing... Read more

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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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