Examples of NHS and private health 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 NHS / private health negligence
If you have been injured or are the relative of somebody who you suspect has died as a result of NHS / private health negligence, you should not feel embarrassed or reluctant about making a claim. You have the right to seek compensation.
Compensation following NHS / 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 pay for your financial losses and rehabilitation costs if required.
Where somebody has unfortunately died because of NHS / private health negligence, compensation can help those who were financially dependent on the person who has died.
Why use an APIL lawyer following NHS / 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 / private health claims are listed on this page.