Make a Medical Negligence Claim
Our specialist medical negligence solicitors have a wealth of experience in dealing with all types of medical negligence claims and they are available now to provide you with free initial advice on your compensation claim.
Michael Lewin Solicitors was established more than 12 years ago and during that time we have earned a superb reputation for customer service and speed of response. We have an excellent success rate in acting for people injured as a result of medical negligence in England and Wales.
Whether someone requires medical treatment as a patient at a hospital, at their local GP Surgery or at some other medical practice, they place their entire trust in the doctors, nurses and medical professionals involved in their treatment and expect to be treated with a reasonable standard of care.
In most cases patients are pleased with the outcome of their treatment and will receive a satisfactory level of care but occasionally negligent mistakes are made and the consequences can be very serious.
If you believe that you or a member of your family has been a victim of medical negligence and was injured as a result then you may be able to pursue a claim for compensation. With our No Win No Fee agreements there is absolutely no financial risk to you if your case is unsuccessful.
Areas of Expertise
- Accident & Emergency claims
- Brain Injury claims
- Cancer claims
- Cardiology claims
- Cosmetic Surgery claims
- Defective Medical Product claims
- Dental claims
- Dermatology claims
- Eye Injury claims
- Failure To Diagnose Fractures
- Fatality claims
- General Medical Errors
- GP Negligence claims
- Nursing Care claims
- Pregnancy & Gynaecology claims
- Prescription Errors
- Surgical Negligence claims
Medical Negligence FAQ
What will I receive?
Why Michael Lewin Solicitors?
We have helped a wide variety of people injured in many different areas of employment obtain as much money as possible for more than a decade.
This wealth of knowledge and experience combined with our unrivalled level of determination to get you what is rightfully yours sets us apart from the rest.
We offer the very highest standard of customer care, whilst being warm, friendly and courteous, and ensure that every step of the claim process is as clear and straightforward as possible.
How do I know if I have a claim for compensation?
Our friendly team of legal advisors will be able to tell you within a matter of minutes if you have the right to compensation.
Can I still claim if my accident was some time ago?
If you are under the age of 18 you have up until your 21st birthday in which to start your claim.
In certain circumstances someone may not have mental capacity, in which case, the 3 year limitation period may not apply.
We would advise that you call us as soon as possible on 0844 844 9866 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can advise you further on the relevant time period in your case.
What can I claim for?
You will also be compensated for the losses you have incurred as a result of the negligent treatment such as loss of earnings, the cost of additional medical equipment and travel expenses.
How much will it cost me? How will my claim be funded?
In some circumstances it may be necessary for you to fund the cost of obtaining your medical records. This will be approximately £50.00 for each set of records.
If your claim is successful we will claim the cost of the medical records back from the Defendant together with your legal costs.
How long will it take to receive my compensation?
Will it affect my ongoing medical treatment?
My relative has died as a result of the negligent treatment, can I bring a claim?
We would advise that you call us as soon as possible on 0844 844 9866 or send us an email at email@example.com so that we can advise you further.
Should I make a complaint first?
Your complaint should be made in the form of a letter to the relevant hospital or the healthcare provider.
This letter should be kept relatively short but cover all of the following areas:
- Where the treatment was provided?
- When the treatment was provided?
What treatment was provided?
- Why you think the treatment was negligent?
- What injury you think the treatment caused?
Will I have to go to Court?
We will do everything we can to avoid unnecessary court appearances.