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Orthopaedic injury Negligence Claims
If you’ve suffered from an orthopaedic injury that has been made worse due to negligence, it can be life-altering and traumatic. At Primus Solicitors, we understand the pain and suffering that orthopaedic injuries can cause, and we’re here to help you make a claim for compensation.
Orthopaedic injuries can affect bones, joints, and ligaments, including broken or fractured bones, dislocations of joints, and tears of ligaments and tendons. Orthopaedic surgery can be risky as it often involves fractures and joint replacements, and if a mistake has been made on the part of a medical professional, it can cause unnecessary pain and suffering or worsen your injuries.
Before we take on your claim, we establish that the medical professional owed you a legal duty of care, which they breached by falling below the standards required, and you suffered worsened injuries as a direct result of their negligence. Negligence can include errors in diagnosis, negligence in surgery, lack of consent, or nerve damage.
To support your claim, we recommend providing photographs of visible injuries, witness statements, a copy of the complaint report, a medical report, and a record of financial losses suffered.
Compensation for these type of injury claims can include general damages, which compensate for pain and suffering and loss of amenities, and special damages, which compensate for financial losses such as loss of earnings, medical expenses, and travel expenses.
You usually have three years from the date the negligence first occurred, or the date of when you were first aware of your injuries caused by negligence, to make a claim for orthopaedic injury due to negligence. Children have until their 21st birthday to make a claim.
As specialist medical negligence solicitors, we handle most of our personal injury compensation cases on a No Win No Fee basis, ensuring you won’t have to pay any legal costs if you don’t win your claim.
Hire our specialist immigration lawyers to help you through this process and ensure a successful outcome for your orthopaedic negligence Claim application. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you with your personal injury matter.