Hospital, NHS and GP negligence claims
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There are many ways that a hospital or GP can be negligent in your care, leading to suffering that could have been avoided. Our Clinical Negligence team has experts who deal with the following types of cases:
- Blood clot injury
- Hospital acquired infections
- Incorrect X-ray and scan interpretation
- Informed consent
- Medication and prescription errors
- NHS complaints
- Nursing errors
If you have suffered because of hospital or GP negligence, BL Claims Solicitors has the legal experts to make sure your compensation claim is handled quickly and professionally. Our lawyers, some of whom are dual-qualified as midwives, nurses and doctors, work with our independent medical experts to assess the impact on your health and work and what sort of treatment and rehabilitation programmes may be necessary to help you make the best possible recovery. Once we have assessed your immediate and future needs, we sue those responsible for the maximum possible compensation.
Our clients choose BL Claims Solicitors to handle their hospital or GP negligence claims because:
- We are acknowledged leaders in the field
- Our legal team has, collectively, many years of experience in winning clinical negligence compensation claims
- We talk to our clients in jargon-free language
- We act quickly so clients get the compensation and care they need as soon as possible
- We are members of industry bodies and panels related to clinical negligence, which means that BL Claims Solicitors is recognised as being a leader in the legal industry
- You will discuss your case with a highly qualified lawyer right from the outset
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