While the vast majority of general surgical procedures, carried out in England and Wales, are safe
and successful, there are unfortunately times when medical professionals can get things wrong.
What can go wrong?
A common theme in the surgical negligence cases we see is that it has taken too long to operate in an emergency situation. This can lead to necessitating a lengthier, more complex operation and longer recovery time.
Examples of things that commonly go wrong and lead to a surgical negligence claim include the
Types of claims
Our clinical negligence solicitors specialise in general surgery negligence and have extensive experience relating to the following claims:
General surgery may be performed either as an emergency or through the means of a scheduled
operation. Negligence or medical accidents can have devastating and sometimes fatal consequences
on patients. If you or a loved one has received unnecessary suffering as a result of an operation then
you may be entitled to compensation.
Get in touch
Where there has been a suspicion of substandard medical care, whether it be at an NHS facility,
private hospital or clinic, our team of experienced and sympathetic clinical negligence solicitors can
help support and guide you and your family through the investigation process.
To establish whether a claim is possible, please contact us by clicking here.
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