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Medical negligence or clinical negligence occurs where there is a failure by a doctor, or any other healthcare professional, to provide an appropriate standard of treatment which results in an injury to a patient.
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Medical mistakes can range from a simple failure to diagnose a fracture through to an injury at birth which has caused severe brain damage. However, for a claim to succeed, it will be necessary to prove :
- The healthcare professional owed a duty of care
- The healthcare professional breached that duty of care (negligence)
- The breach of duty caused an injury/adverse outcome
- This has resulted in Damage or other losses
These legal tests can often be very complex, which is why it is crucial to instruct Lawyers who specialise in clinical negligence to investigate a claim of this nature.
Dutton Gregory have one of the largest clinical negligence teams on the south coast, encompassing both AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) and Law Society Panel members. Every year our Lawyers recover millions of pounds of compensation for clients across the country. We are able to offer many different types of funding, including Legal Aid and No Win No Fee agreements. We also act for many clients who have Legal Expenses Insurance that cover medical negligence claims.
If you think you have been injured as result of medical negligence then please do contact us to speak to one of our clinical negligence lawyers, or contact us via our email contact form.
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