When you attend a doctor or dentist you place more than trust in them, on occasions you place your life and future wellbeing into their care and, you expect them to act in your best interests and ensure the best possible results. Unfortunately this doesn’t always happen, and those professionals in which you had entrusted your future wellbeing may have let you and your family down in the treatment that they have provided you with.
Pursuing a claim for medical negligence may not be as straightforward as you may think, as most professionals insurance are advised by their insurers to deny liability or confuse the issue with technicalities in a bid to confuse and prevent any claim being made. Indeed even getting an apology maybe difficult.
Help from our specialists at Hatten Wyatt will help you narrow the issues which may have arisen, and identify whether or not you have a potential claim for negligence against the professional. We would endeavor to settle the medical negligence without resorting to the Courts. We do however, have the skill and knowledge to purse a claim through the Courts.
Legal Aid is not available for medical negligence with us as a matter of routine. In certain circumstance we can make an application to the Legal Services Commission for Legal Aid. However, we do deal with Medical Negligence matters under conditional fee agreement (CFA’s).