The National Health Service (NHS) in the UK is admired globally and with over 1 million patients being seen to every 36 hours.
The standard of patient care provided by the NHS is generally extremely high however mistakes can be made and when they are the affects upon the patient and their families can be devastating and life changing.
If you have been affected by the treatment or advice provided by a health care professional then our dedicated medical negligence team may be able to help you recover the compensation you deserve and may desperately need.
We operate from offices in Leeds, but help claimants in all of England and Wales. Rest assured, your case will be in good hands.
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What Is Medical Negligence?
Medical Negligence, also known as clinical negligence, occurs when the standard of care provided to you as a patient falls below the standard to be expected and as a result, you have suffered avoidable harm, pain and suffering.
We all place our trust in the medical professional treating us and we all consider that they know best and must be right. Unfortunately this isn’t always the case and errors made are at the expense of the patient.
Types of Medical Negligence Claims:
No two cases are ever the same when medical negligence has sadly occurred. We always encourage those who feel they might have a claim to get in touch with us to discuss their situation so that we can properly advise you on the best way to proceed. As such, there are many types of medical negligence claims that range in severity and which have a devastating effect on patients and families for the rest of their lives.
Our specialist team of solicitors have experience in successfully claiming compensation for the following types of clinical negligence:
- Blood Transfusion Claims
- Vaginal Mesh & Transvaginal Tape (TVT) Injury Claims
- Ventral Mesh Rectopexy Compensation Claim
- Birth Injury Claims
- Spinal Cord Claims
- GP Negligence
- Misdiagnosis Claims
- Surgical Negligence
- Pharmaceutical Negligence
- Cosmetic Surgery Negligence
- Dental Negligence
- Accident & Emergency negligence
- Cancer Claims
- Pressure Sores
- Eyes and Ophthalmology claims
- Orthopaedic claims
- Care Home claims
- Claims following the death of a relative
Why Choose Oakwood Solicitors?
If you or a family member have been injured as a result of poor medical treatment or advice the next important stage is finding a firm of solicitors who understands you and what you have been through as well as someone who understands the complex area of law surrounding medical negligence.
Here at Oakwood Solicitors we pride ourselves on the high level of expertise and exceptional service we provide to all of our clients.
We make all of our clients the following 5 promises:
Free Initial Advice – Our dedicated team are there to help you and answer any questions you may have. We always offer a free, no obligation initial advice to anyone who considers that they may have been affected by medical negligence. So if you’re not sure whether you have a claim or not, call us and let us talk you through it.
Exceptional Client Care – OUR CLIENTS COME FIRST. This is the ethos our dedicated team of medical negligence lawyers work by. We understand that our clients have been through a difficult and traumatic time and we pride ourselves on aiming to make the claims process as easy as possible. We treat all of our clients with the utmost dignity, respect and compassion, we ensure that we are approachable and available to speak to when our client needs us.
We are Specialists – The specialist medical negligence team have years of experience handling medical negligence claims and are supported by external independent medical and nursing professionals and expert counsel. We aim to ensure that your claim is investigated thoroughly and properly and that no stone is left unturned.
We mean Business – We are persistent and determined and are not afraid to take on large establishments. If the evidence is in your favour we will not rest until you have the justice and compensation that you deserve.
We strive to be the best – We are proud of the fact that the majority of cases we pursue are successful and this is due to our hard work, determination and specialist knowledge in this area of law. As a team, we continuously want to improve and extend our knowledge to make sure that:- our clients are satisfied; that we are up to date with changes in this area of law; and that we are the best that we can be.
If you have some questions on your mind, check out our Medical Negligence FAQ.
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