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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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Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am an Associate Chartered Legal Executive qualifying in 2002.  I am a Senior Litigator of APIL and a Law Society Clinical Negligence scheme member. I act for Claimants who have suffered a medical injury due to a potential negligence by a... Read more
Mr Lee Jones based in Stoke-on-Trent
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I have over 15 years’ experience and success in the area of personal injury and industrial disease work. I specialise in mainly Litigated cases involving Industrial Disease, Clinical and dental Negligence, High Value and Catastrophic Injury... Read more
Mrs Gemma Osgood of BL CLAIMS SOLICITORS in Southampton
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Gemma is an Associate in the Clinical Negligence team at BL Claims with extensive experience in all areas of clinical negligence claims Main areas of practice She has been specialising in clinical negligence work since 2008, conducting all types of... 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

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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

"We have received very good service from the law firm. The lawyer has been very helpful and guiding."