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Medical Negligence Claims

When medical negligence happens, Thompsons NI Solicitors are here to help you.

Medical mistakes can have devastating consequences, and it’s important that you seek expert advice as soon as possible.

Birth injuries, misdiagnosis, brain and head injuries, spinal injuries, amputations and incorrectly carried out operations and procedures are all considered medical negligence, and the consequences for the injured person and their family can be huge. If you’ve been affected, talk to us today. 

At Thompsons NI, we know that doctors, nurses and medical staff work tirelessly to provide the highest quality healthcare. However, sometimes due to miscommunication, staff pressures or human error, mistakes can be made.This is commonly referred to as medical negligence or clinical negligence. 

What is a medical negligence claim?

Medical negligence refers to a breach of duty by a healthcare professional that leads to the avoidable harm of a patient. Types of medical negligence include: birth injuries, brain and head injuries, amputations, fatalities, surgical errors, prescription errors, spinal injuries and misdiagnosis.

A medical negligence compensation claim is a legal process initiated by someone who feels they have been harmed due the negligence of a healthcare professional. A medical negligence claim aims to secure financial compensation from those responsible for the negligence.

Why choose Thompsons NI to make a medical negligence claim?

Starting a medical negligence claim might seem daunting, but our team of specialist medical negligence solicitors in Belfast will explain things clearly to you at the outset and support you every step of the way.

Thompsons NI is a member of Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme and an Action Against Medical Accidents’ (AvMA) panel member. We are dedicated to providing the highest standards of legal help to people who have received medical care that resulted in injury.

We work with independent medical and other (such as rehabilitation specialists) experts, providing a strong basis for your medical negligence case, ensuring you receive the compensation you need.

Thompsons NI Solicitors is accredited by the UK charity for patient safety and justice, 'Action against Medical Accidents'.

If you think you have been the victim of medical negligence, our medical negligence lawyers can help you to secure compensation as well as access corrective treatments or rehabilitation services to aid your recovery. Fill in our online claim form or call us on 0800 138 6880 today.