General and Colorectal Claims 

General and Colorectal Claims 

What is General Surgery?

General surgery is one of the most common surgeries in the UK and focuses on a range of issues that are usually located around the abdomen. It focuses on thyroid problems, breasts and hernias. Surgeons are trained to make sure that the correct procedure is always carried out. They must ensure that the patient is safe and come out with an outcome that would benefit them in the best way. If a procedure is carried out negligently, it can lead to short and long-term difficulties, that can have a detrimental impact on your daily life.

The most common general surgeries are carried out on people who have problems with, including:

  • Breast
  • Hernias
  • Thyroid
  • Gallstones and diseased colon

What is Colorectal Surgery?

Colorectal surgeons focus on the colon, rectum and anus. Focusing on things like tumours around the colon and rectum or inflammatory bowel disease. Colorectal surgery focuses on defecation problems such as haemorrhoids or disturbances of continence and fistulas. If you have experienced negligence during your colorectal surgery, we advise you to contact Solicitors On Your Side now.

There is a range of claims that you can make concerning negligence during general and colorectal procedures, these include:

  • Appendicectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Lower gastronomical surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Upper gastrointestinal
  • Transplant surgeries
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Fissure treatment
  • Fistula treatment
  • Haemorrhoid treatment
  • Hernia repair
  • Colorectal resection
  • Incontinence surgery

We advise that these are just some examples of procedures. If you have experienced any form of negligence concerning any General and Colorectal procedure, we highly recommend that you contact one of our solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side now.

Negligence can happen often. General and colorectal procedures can be risky and need to be carried out correctly with a lot of precision. Any mistakes can lead to damage to the patient organs or tissue. If procedures are carried out correctly, a negligent error can be avoided, however, if this was not the case for you, we highly recommend that you contact Solicitors On Your Side now.

How can I make a claim?

If you have faced negligence during your general and colorectal procedures, we highly advise that you contact one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side now. We will help you claim in the fastest, easiest and most stress-free way.

We advise that medical negligence claims must be usually made within three years of knowledge of the mistake. That means not since the error has occurred, but since the patient found out about the error. For patients under 18, they have three years since their 18th birthday to make a claim. For people who do not have the mental capacity to acknowledge the claim, there is no time limit.

How can we help?

Our experienced solicitors will help you make a successful claim and get the correct amount of compensation for your specific case. We will make sure to gather any necessary evidence to help your case and we will also access any necessary medical records. We will make sure to treat your case most professionally to make you feel comfortable getting your story across in the best way.

We understand that facing medical negligence can be an extremely stressful and traumatic process, however, we will make sure that you come out with the best possible outcome, enabling you to get back to your day to day life in no time.

How much compensation will I get?

Usually, the amount of compensation depends on how much damage you face due to negligence. Damage can be physical, mental and even financial. The best way to find out how much compensation you may get is by contacting Solicitors on Your Side now. Our experienced solicitors in medical negligence will help allow you to get the highest possible compensation in the most stress-free and easy way.

Contact our Solicitors now!

Contact us now. Solicitors on Your Side can offer you free advice and consultations. Our solicitors can help you on a “no win-no fee” basis. That means there will be no hidden fees, and everything can be done over the phone from anywhere in the UK.

Contact us today by phoning 0330 912 2124, emailing [email protected], or by using our website by filling out an online form.

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