General Medical Problems | Medical Negligence | Irwin Mitchell

Our expert medical negligence lawyers will provide you with free initial advice on your compensation claim and with our No Win No Fee agreements there's no financial risk to you if you're unsuccessful*. 

Regardless of whether you choose to use private or public sector healthcare, medical errors are the last thing that should cross your mind when in the hands of professionals. However, if your health or the well-being of someone close to you has been affected during a general medical procedure, you may be able to claim compensation. From general medical procedures, right up to intensive surgery, you should always expect to receive good quality treatment when you need it. But sadly this is not always the case.

Our specialist medical negligence team have helped thousands of clients to claim compensation after medical errors. No matter what your circumstances are, we can offer you our expert advice on whether you can claim and what your chances are of receiving compensation.

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We can give you a free initial consultation and there’s no obligation to start a claim at that stage. That means there's no reason not to seek our advice.

General Medical Claims Handled Discretely And Sensitively

We know that medical mistakes can cause heartache for you and your family. Whether you’re worried about your future, your long-term care, or you’re grieving the loss of a loved one, we could help you not only to claim compensation but also to find answers about what happened and why.

Medical errors can leave patients with serious long-term health difficulties. We recognise that this is a difficult period in your life and we will handle your claim with sensitivity at all times. We will strive to make the claim process as stress-free and simple for you as possible.

How To Make Your Medical Negligence Compensation Claim

Whatever the circumstances of your case, we can help you to decide whether to make a claim, and guide you through the process. Remember, most people who make a medical negligence claim have never made one before, so don't be put off by the fact that it's unfamiliar territory.

“Peter’s rehab has been essential to his recovery and without the support of his legal team he wouldn’t have been able to access any of the intensive, private therapy that has been so important.” Brian
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Our expert team work exclusively on medical negligence cases so we have the expertise and experience needed to make sure you have the best chance of getting the compensation you deserve. When we talk to you about what happened, we will tell you if we think you can claim and what the chances are of a claim succeeding.

We have helped clients to claim compensation in the past in a wide range of different circumstances, including:

  • Cardiology
  • Care of the elderly
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetes
  • Drug reactions
  • Gastroenterology
  • General practice (treatment by GPs)
  • Haematology
  • Infections including MRSA and C Difficile
  • Intensive care
  • Pressure sores
  • Respiratory damage
  • Strokes

Contact Us For Free Advice About Making A Medical Negligence Claim

If you or a loved one have suffered because of mistakes made by a medical professional, talk to one of our experts about making a claim or contact us online.


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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.

Please note that we do not deal with Scottish medical negligence cases. Contact the Scottish Law Society on 0131 2267411 who can advise on the options available to you.

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