Medical negligence – Occasionally, doctors, GP’s, midwives, dentists, surgeons, or any other practitioner or clinician will get it wrong through Medical/Clinical negligence. This negligence can sometimes cause disruptive, disastrous, painful or lasting consequences for their patients.

If you have been victim to any of the following you may be able to claim for compensation:

Other Medical Negligence problems include

  • Patients not being warned of the risks of the health treatment
  • Delays in being referred to a specialist
  • Failure of the medical practitioner to obtain the proper consent to health treatment

Clinical negligence claims are extremely diverse and complex. If you are unsure whether you have grounds for a Medical/Clinical negligence claim, or are unsure as to whether your claim sits within the allowed time limit. One of our expert legal advisors could quickly provide the answer.


As Medical/Clinical negligence can encompass a wide variety of areas, here are a few examples for what you could claim compensation:

  • Surgical accidents
  • Brain damage/injury
  • Gastric band compensation
  • Erbs palsy claims
  • Cosmetic surgery claims
  • Hospital infection claims including MRSA
  • Dental negligence
  • Claims against drug companies
  • Sports injury claims
  • Delay in diagnosis
  • Claims against care homes
  • Birth injury claims
  • Laser eye surgery claims
  • Cerebral palsy claims
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Defective medical products

Clinical negligence can affect anyone and could happen at any time. Even if you are unsure as to whether you are a victim of Medical Malpractice or feel it may not be worth claiming compensation, you may be missing out on compensation owed to you.

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A Medical negligence claim can be made for:

  • Pain, discomfort and disability caused
  • Medication and or equipment costs
  • Loss of earnings
  • Reduction in life expectancy
  • Treatment costs including travel expenses

Whatever is needed for you and your case, we help to put it in place.

Edwards Duthie Shamash will help you with your Personal Injury claim efficiently and as quickly as possible

If you or someone you know is in this situation, we understand what you’re going through. Support for anyone adjusting to life after Medical Negligence is imperative and that’s why we’re here to help you. We specialise in high-level injury cases and are proud of our ongoing achievements allowing us to secure multi-million pound compensation awards for our clients providing life-long financial stability.

It doesn’t stop there, With Edwards Duthie Shamash we provide you with help and advice along the way. We can advise about care, rehabilitation and life skills; providing you with any essential custom aids and appliances. Whatever is needed for you and your case, we help to put it in place. We understand how difficult life is during what is often called the ‘hidden disability’, so we lift the burden from you, bringing you peace of mind and a secure future after Medical Negligence.

Call us now on 020 8514 9000 to speak in confidence with one of our injury lawyers.

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