Personal injury claim for medical negligence
The Claim Solicitors team received a call during October 2002 from an elderly woman who wanted to make a no win no fee personal injury compensation claim after suffering medical negligence at a London hospital almost two years before.
She told us how she had suffered personal injury when careless surgeons left a sponge inside her during gall bladder operation. This act of medical negligence caused a serious infection that resulted in substantial swelling, pain and discomfort. But, thankfully, the sponge was detected before it caused any permanent damage or further complications.
It took the elderly lady more than six months to recover from the operation, the subsequent infection and the psychological distress that the ordeal caused. As a result of the surgical error she is now absolutely terrified to go near hospitals and frightened to be treated by medical staff.
Our claim advisors listened intently and comforted the woman who was still very upset by the ordeal. They answered the woman's queries about our no win no fee personal injury claim process and assured her that making a claim with us is a totally risk-free process. This means that she can concentrate on the most important thing; getting better, and not about money.
We then put her in touch with a Law Society approved personal injury solicitor who specialises in medical negligence cases and he advised her that the surgeon and his team were legally responsible for this terrible occurrence. He talked her through each stage of the claims process and fought to a successful end.
She was awarded £20,000 for the medical negligence that she underwent and a further £10,000 for the psychological injury that she suffered. Disciplinary action was also taken against all staff involved in the medical error in order to make sure a similar incident did not happen to another patient.
How you can make a personal injury compensation claim today
If you, or someone you care about, has been subject to medical negligence, has suffered an accident at work or been involved in a car accident that wasn't their fault then we may be able to help.
We have helped thousands of people who were harmed in non-fault accidents to claim personal injury compensation for pain and suffering, lost earnings, medical expenses, lost or damaged property and much more. Following a consolation with an independent medical expert we may even be able to arrange for you to receive treatment with a specialist in your local area.
To find out more about what we can do for you have a chat to one of our claim advisors online or request an urgent call back so that we can call you back at a time that is convenient for you. If you would like to make a personal injury claim right away, give us a call on 0800 197 32 32.