Medical negligence is also known as medical malpractice or clinical negligence and seeks to provide compensation from health care providers to patients who have been personally injured by a health care professional.
By law health care providers have to provide patients with a "duty of care" which means there are strict guidelines to provide a 'reasonable standard of care'.
If you believe you have a claim of medical negligence, you must prove:
If you think you can prove the above then the next step is to contact an experienced medical negligence lawyer to start the legal proceedings against your health care provider. After the incident has occurred there are strict time limits for claiming medical negligence so contact PK Simpson today to get your claim under way.
If your medical negligence claim is successful you may receive:
The level of your payments is not calculated on the level of medical negligence that you experienced, but instead the severity of the injury.
To get the best result possible and the care that you need contact PK Simpson for expert advice.
For more information, visit our Medical Negligence FAQ.