Surgery negligence solicitors

While there are thousands of types of surgical procedure and complications that might arise, all surgical procedure can be broken down into three stages and each stage examined for potential medical negligence.

  • Investigation and diagnosis
  • Informed consent
  • Surgical complications

Our surgery negligence solicitors have investigated many complications of all types of surgery undertaken both on the NHS and privately and helped thousands of people recover medical negligence compensation.

Common surgery negligence claims

  • Delay in diagnosis and treatment
  • Failure to listen to the patient properly
  • Failure to undertake tests promptly
  • Failure to act on test results
  • Failure to undertake correct tests
  • Failure to refer for more specialist opinion
  • Administrative failures
  • Consent issues
  • Failure to discuss the risks and benefits of surgery and alternatives fully and frankly
  • Surgical complications
  • Poor surgical technique leading to failure of the operation
  • Damage to surrounding structures, tissues, and nerves
  • Compartment syndrome, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism
  • Poor post operative care
  • Anaesthetic complications including respiratory distress, stroke, cardiac arrest, brain damage, anaesthetic awareness, tooth and throat damage
  • Retained swabs and implements
  • Post operative infection

How much compensation will I receive?

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

Find out more about how we have helped others claim compensation for surgery negligence. Talk to our expert surgery negligence claim solicitors confidentially and without any commitment or cost - call us on our free phone number 0800 029 4682 or email us at

Please note that there are time limitations on making a claim, for further information email us.


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