Orthopaedic Claims

What is an Orthopaedic treatment?

Orthopaedic treatment is an area of medicine concerning human bones, muscles and joints, tendons and ligaments. Orthopaedic surgeons specialise in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders in the body. Orthopaedic procedures treat including:

  • Broken bones
  • Chronic back pain
  • Knee strain

Examples of orthopaedic surgeries include:

  • Hand surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Foot injury
  • Ankle injury
  • Bone fractures
  • Paediatric orthopaedics
  • Joint replacement
  • Joint reconstruction
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Lumbar spinal fusion
  • Shoulder arthroscopy

These are just some examples of orthopaedic procedures. If you have experienced any form of negligence and injuries after your orthopaedic procedures, we highly recommend you contact Solicitors On Your Side now.

Orthopaedic Negligence Claims

  • Results of mistakes during surgery.
  • Spinal surgery negligence can result in paralysis.
  • Negligent knee and hip surgery can affect the ability to walk.
  • Delays or mistakes in diagnosis, concerning fractures or bones.
  • Problems with surgery or aftercare for knee hit or elbow replacement.
  • Surgery was carried out without obtaining proper consent.
  • Surgery is carried out on the wrong side of the body.
  • Damage to the nerves during surgery.

We advise that if you have experienced any sort of negligence concerning your orthopaedic treatment, we highly recommend you contact Solicitors On Your Side now. Our experienced solicitors will help you come out with the best possible outcome for your case.

What can I claim for?

There’s a range of things that patients can suffer from, after experiencing negligent care concerning their orthopaedic surgeries. Contact Solicitors On Your Side now, so you can make a successful claim if you have suffered from injuries. These can include:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of earnings
  • Treatment and physiotherapy
  • Care costs
  • Aids and equipment

How to make a claim

Our solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side will help you make a successful claim concerning your procedure negligence. There is a range of things that you may have to prove to help with your NHS claim, with the two most important ones including:

  • Proving that the fault was in the medical professional
  • Proving that the damage was avoidable, and it would not have happened if the procedure was not executed negligently.

How can I make a claim?

If you have faced negligence during your 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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