Hospital negligence solicitors

NHS hospital negligence claim

If you have been treated in or under an NHS hospital then whatever the criticisms of your care the Hospital NHS Trust takes responsibility for the treatment you received. The defendant in your medical negligence case is the Hospital NHS Trust. Some hospital negligence cases are dealt with by the NHS Trust themselves, others by the National Health Service Litigation Authority (NHSLA), and others by firms of solicitors or medical negligence solicitors.

Private hospital negligence

If you have been treated in the private sector we need to identify exactly who was responsible for the medical mistakes. The doctors are generally self employed and separately insured, the nurses are likely to be employed by the private hospital and insured by the hospital, the responsibility for the equipment is that of the hospital, responsibility for follow up and referral is the responsibility of the doctor. The physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other professionals may either be employed by the hospital or self employed.  

We will identify exactly what went wrong in your treatment and who was responsible for the medical negligence. Your hospital negligence claim is then brought against the appropriate insured defendant. 

If you are concerned you may have been failed by your clinicians while in hospital and have suffered an injury we would recommend you speak to our expert hospital negligence solicitors, who can give you advice and guidance on how to make a claim for hospital negligence.

Making a claim for hospital negligence

The legal process to make a hospital negligence compensation claim is straightforward. Please click here to see our make a medical negligence claim page.

How much compensation will I receive?

We can give you a good idea of the likely range of compensation you will receive when we first talk to you. Once we have investigated your case and can fully assess the effects of the medical negligence we can prepare a detailed valuation of your hospital negligence compensation claim.

 

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I am overwhelmed by the outcome in terms of the monetary value and know I should consider it as a near a 'sorry' as I am likely to get from the hospital. It will be nice to start the process of closure on the whole issue now and look towards the future for us as a family. 

Mrs T, Surrey 

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