Surgical error claims

Surgical Error Claims 

About Surgical Error Claims

Experiencing a surgical error can be a truly traumatising experience for anyone. Professionals are trained to ensure that you get the correct treatment, whether you need general or cosmetic surgery. They must ensure that any medical problems are quickly diagnosed and therefore treated accordingly. Patients rely on medical professionals to provide them with the best possible care when carrying out a medical procedure. If you have faced negligence during your surgery, we highly recommend you contact one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side now.

What is a surgical error?

A surgical error is when mistakes happen during operations, for example, injury to a nerve or artery during surgery. Sometimes complications during procedures are unavoidable, however, they are less likely to occur if procedures are carried out correctly. If you have experienced an injury due to someone else’s negligence, contact Solicitors On Your Side now.

Types of Surgical negligence

Our experienced medical negligence solicitors will help you with your medical negligence claims, the most common types of medical negligence claims include:

  • Unintended damage to arteries.
  • Problems with an anaesthetic. Providing too much or too little anaesthetic during surgery.
  • Failure to monitor a patient’s heart rate and breathing during surgery. The professionals must ensure the patient is in good health throughout their entire surgery.
  • Operating on the wrong limb or internal organ, which is usually known as a Never Event claim.
  • Failing to remove instruments from the body after the surgery. This can be extremely dangerous and can even lead to some internal bleeding.
  • Failing to obtain full and proper informed consent for surgical operation. The patient or their family must be completely briefed about the surgery, including any side effects or risks that may occur as a consequence of it.

other examples include:

  • Delay in surgery, due to misdiagnosis or late diagnosis.
  • Incorrect surgery performed because of misdiagnosis

We advise that these are just some examples of medical negligence claims concerning surgery. If you have experienced any sort of negligence during your surgery, we highly recommend that you contact one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side now.

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 have faced 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 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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