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Medical Negligence Compensation Claims

When we need medical advice or treatment, we place a huge amount of trust in clinical experts. However, medical professionals can make mistakes, with serious consequences.

If you have suffered as a result of poor medical care, it can be difficult to know where to turn. However, we have one of the UK’s largest and most experienced teams of specialist medical negligence solicitors who know what sort of issues you will be dealing with after receiving poor care.

Our experienced team of expert medical negligence solicitors have helped thousands of people in similar situations and can give you the support and legal advice that you need.

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  • "How much compensation will I be awarded?"

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How Irwin Mitchell Can Help You

If you or a loved one has suffered because of a medical mistake or because of poor care given by a doctor or hospital staff, contact us for expert advice on claiming compensation.

Our solicitors have helped thousands of clients to claim compensation and this experience means we can give you the support, understanding and advice you need at this difficult time.

Many people have suffered illness or injury as a result of the treatment given to them by doctors or hospital staff who have not acted properly, in ways such as these:

  • Incorrect diagnosis
  • Incorrect treatment
  • Important symptoms ignored
  • A delay in diagnosis or treatment
  • Failure of a medical product or device

In this video, Lisa Jordan, an expert in medical negligence claims, talks about how we help clients who have suffered injury or illness because of a medical mistake.

Many of our solicitors specialise in particular types of medical negligence claims, such as birth injuries, and all have years of experience in working with clients who have suffered through poor clinical treatment.

What Will Happen When You Contact Our Medical Negligence Solicitors?

We will work tirelessly to gather the evidence we need to support your claim and talk you through everything that happens throughout your case. We will often arrange for medical reports to be written and seek expert opinions on your treatment and your injuries.

We will fight fearlessly to help you get the compensation you deserve and will keep you fully informed of everything that is happening throughout.

In certain circumstances, we can try to get you an early payment from your compensation so that you can pay your bills (if you can’t work, for example) or to pay for private treatment to help you to recover as quickly as possible.

If you or a loved one has suffered because of a medical mistake or because of poor care given by a doctor or hospital staff, contact us for expert advice on claiming medical negligence compensation.

Accreditations For Our Clinical And Medical Negligence Work

Legal 500 Leading Firm 2014

The "client-friendly" team at Irwin Mitchell is "excellent on complex clinical negligence matters."

Legal 500 2014

Chambers and Partners 2014

"A very astute group that provides advice that is second to none."

Chambers & Partners 2014


The above information relates to the law in England and Wales.

* Subject to entering into a ‘No Win No Fee’ agreement in conjunction with our Allianz Litigate insurance policy and complying with your responsibilities under its terms.

All Scottish cases will be handled by the Scottish law firm with which we are associated, Irwin Mitchell Scotland LLP. The law relating to funding is different in Scotland and you will receive separate advice about what that means as well as a separate funding agreement.

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