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Oakwood Solicitors Ltd’s specialist Medical Negligence department has an in-house team of Solicitors and legal professionals dedicated solely to this area of law. With over 24 years of combined experience, we are dedicated in assisting clients who have suffered physically, mentally and financially as a result of negligent medical treatment. The specialist team pursues an array of medical negligence claims ranging from Prescription errors and misdiagnosis, to complex birthing injury and spinal claims and everything else in between.
Types of Claims
Some of the possible types of claims that result following A&E attendances are:
There are many more possible areas of negligence which have not been included and are individual to each person’s claim.
What are the most common Accident and Emergency claims?
There are a vast number of possible clinical negligence claims that could be brought as a result of the treatment provided at the A&E department. However, there are a number of common claims that are made. These are;
How do I make a claim?
If you feel that an A&E practitioner has misdiagnosed, failed to refer, not fully investigate or did not provide you with the correct treatment then you could be entitled to compensation. The team at Oakwood Solicitors will be able to give you free advice on the prospect of your case and whether you would be eligible to make a claim.
How long do I have to make a claim?
You will have 3 years from the date that you became aware of the negligence, or in cases where the patient is sadly no longer with us – three years from the date of death, to bring about a claim. These claims can be complex and lengthy. Please do not delay, contact out specialist team as soon as possible.
How many people attend A&E on a daily basis?
On average 68,000 adults and children attend A&E on a daily basis.
Accident and Emergency (A&E) Departments are the busiest part of the hospital. Around 24.8 million people attended the A&E Department in 2018/2019.
An array of injuries are seen in A&E Departments from cuts and bruises, to deadly infections and near fatal injuries. It is not a simple area of clinical negligence due to the many different possible injuries that a patient may present with.
If you believe or feel you have a claim contact us for a free initial consultation regarding your options.
Carol joined Oakwood Solicitors in May 2017 to lead the Medical Negligence department. She handles a wide range of Clinical and Dental Negligence claims and has a specialist interest in Birth Injuries. Carol has years of experience in handling complex clinical and Dental Negligence claims securing substantial amounts of damages for her clients. Carol studied her law degree (LLB honours) at Salford University.