Can I Sue the NHS for Negligence 2016-10-20T15:53:05+00:00

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Can I Sue the NHS for Negligence?

The answer to your question is “YES”

The NHS of course has it’s own complaints procedure. General complaints are dealt with NHS Patient Advice & Liaison Service also known as PALS. Their established procedures have been designed to resolve any issues you may have with your NHS treatment and medical care efficiently and quickly. Faults will be identified and recommendations should be made to put them right.

It is worth noting that PALS however is not responsible for taking any action in discipline of any practitioners or involved in decision making when making awards for medical negligence compensation claims.

Before making a claim it is worth taking note of the following point.

Check that your medical issues are grounds for negligence, and not a simple complaint procedure. Complaints about procedure dissatisfaction, or seeking an apology / admission for lack of care / treatment should go to PALS.

Can you make a claim?

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When you might have a claim

Injury, continuous pain or loss due to the act of a practitioner or general lack of care at the NHS is an entirely different matter. You might very well have a claim. The duty of care might have been breached meaning the health care professional/s did not provide the expected level of care. If you believe you deserve compensation you may have a medical negligence claim.

How to start your claim

After contacting us we look into a few things

  1. Was the medical practitioner/s involved in your treatment at fault to the extent that your treatment & level of service fell below the expected level recognised by law.
  2. Did you receive actual harm / injury as a direct result of that lack of care / treatment.
  3. Although there are some exceptions to the rule you must bring a case to claim within (3 Years) 36 months from the time of the incident / harm occurred. Our solicitors can still advise in situations that have fallen beyond the 36 month limitation. Start your claim here.

No Win No Fee

If you are worried about the expenses, be assured to know that most good medical solicitors in the UK fight for NHS negligence cases on a no win no fee scheme. In fact, large scale unawareness about this prevails in UK till now.

Please understand that when you approach no win no fee solicitors, you don’t need to pay up any fees if you don’t get your compensation. Pay up only after you receive your compensation. If you go through the right channels, win is sure to come your way and the medical practitioner responsible for the NHS negligence may also wash his hands off his license.

If we determine that you do have a Medical Negligence Claim , we will most likely offer to take on your claim on a No Win No Fee Basis. Call us today to find out if you have a claim and get the compensation you deserve.