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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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Mr Brian Dawson of SLATER + GORDON (UK) LLP INC. WALKER SMITH WAY in Chester
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
Brian Dawson is senior partner at Walker Smith Way Ltd. Brian is a dedicated lawyer who continues practising in his fields of expertise with 30 years of civil litigation experience. He is also a deputy district judge. Brian specialises in claimant... Read more
Ms Jane Canning of GADSBY WICKS in Chelmsford
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Jane Canning first developed an interest in the law when working at the RNIB as a Braille proof reader and editor. She began a law degree in the evenings and made a career change in 1989. After 6 years working in the personal injury and clinical... Read more
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Team leader and partner Robert is based in Plymouth, where he specialises in pursuing clinical negligence claims on behalf of claimants. He deals with all claims but has a particular interest in claims resulting from injuries sustained at or shortly... Read more
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
Mrs Gillian Gadsby of GADSBY WICKS in Chelmsford
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Gillian has specialised exclusively in clinical negligence litigation since she qualified as a solicitor in 1989.  Together with Roger Wicks, she founded Gadsby Wicks in 1993. Gillian holds clinical negligence specialist accreditation... Read more
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Head of  Medical /clinical negligence at NewLaw Cardiff and Brsitol acting exclusively for claimants and their families affected by medical negligence. Member of the Law Society accredited Clin negligence scheme. Member of the Headway... Read more
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Julie was born in Birkenhead and educated in Holywell, North Wales. She graduated from Keele University in 1986 with BA Hons and continued her professional training at Chester Law College. She has over 20 years experience as a lawyer specialising in... Read more
Mr Mike Bird of ENABLE LAW in Truro
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I’m a specialist and highly experienced serious injury lawyer. I only act for injured people or their loved ones and have done so for 25 years. I am also an Assistant Coroner, investigating unnatural deaths and conducting inquests, in Derby and... Read more

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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.

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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