Medical negligence – Fatal incident claims
We are often asked to act for families when a loved one has died following sub-standard medical treatment. We have particular expertise in dealing with these types of claims.
They can arise where there has been a delay in reaching a diagnosis or providing appropriate treatment. We understand such claims need to be handled with care, and in a tactful and sympathetic manner.
Legal advice for fatal medical negligence
These claims can often be contentious and it is important that expert legal advice is obtained as soon as possible. In particular, where appropriate, we can arrange for urgent advice and attendance at any inquest and can provide immediate support and assistance for the family at what is a difficult time. We can investigate the potential claim and advise on liability and likely damages, including bereavement damages, as well as loss of income, pension rights and services.
If a family member has died as a result of medical negligence or you feel that you are not getting the specialist advice you require on an ongoing case, please contact us.
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