Medical Negligence Compensation Claims

Medical Negligence Compensation Claims

Contact Nigel Askew Solicitors today to discuss a new medical negligence claim for compensation

    Medical Negligence Compensation Claim Solicitors

    Welcome to the Nigel Askew Solicitors website, we are a firm of solicitors that specialise in serious and complex personal injury claims. If you or a member of your family have been the victim of medical negligence then we can offer you expert legal advice. Our solicitors have over 20 years of experience in handling medical negligence compensation claims.

    We fund all of all medical negligence claims using No Win No Fee agreements and offer all new clients a free and no obligation initial phone consultation to discuss their potential claim. We do not charge any fees to get a claim up and running so contact us today!

    We represent personal injury clients from across England & Wales so whether you live in Newark, Newcastle of Newquay, you can be sure that our team of solicitors will work as hard as they possibly can to achieve justice on your behalf.

    Contact us today by calling 01507 609027 or complete the form on this page and one of our solicitors will contact you to discuss your enquiry in more detail. Alternatively, please feel free to email us details of your medical negligence enquiry to and please remember to include your contact telephone number.

    Common types of medical negligence claims

    There are many types of medical negligence that may give cause for starting a new personal injury claim. We have experience in a wide range of different claim types, from surgical errors, botched cosmetic procedure, misdiagnosis and subsequent treatment to dental negligence and injuries sustained to children at birth.

    The term “medical negligence” is very broad and can include lots of different types of claims. Some of the most common medical negligence claims include:

    • Hospital negligence claims
    • Anaesthesia negligence claims
    • Birth injury claims
    • Mis-diagnosis claims
    • Surgical error, including nerve damage, organ damage, disfigurement and death
    • Cosmetic surgery and cosmetic treatment claims
    • Dental negligence claims
    • Beauty treatment negligence

    If you or a member of your family have been let down and treated negligently by a medical professional then we recommend you seek legal advice as soon as possible.

    Our team of friendly solicitors are available to speak to you now on 01507 609027.

    What constitutes medical negligence?

    Medical Negligence covers any wrong, accidental or substandard care by any medical professional which subsequently causes a patient injury or exacerbates an existing injury or medical condition.

    This negligence is usually caused by wrong or incorrect action or a failure to act when they should have.

    If you have suffered at the hands of a medical professional then speak to Nigel Askew Solicitors today regarding a medical negligence compensation claim on a No Win No Fee basis.

    How does a No Win No Fee claim work?

    We fund all of our medical negligence claims using Conditional Fee Agreements, which are also commonly referred to as either a “CFA” or a “No Win No Fee agreement”.

    The nature of these agreements means that law firms take all the financial risk and not the client.  If a claim fails, the law firm is not paid and the client does not have to pay any solicitor’s fees for their time.  For taking this risk, it is common for law firms to agree with a client that they will be paid a % of the client’s compensation award at the end of a successful claim.

    For more information about No Win No Fee agreements or to start your medical negligence compensation claim, call us now on 01507 609027.

    How much compensation can I claim?

    The value of a claim depends on a number of factors including the type of negligence you have suffered, the severity of your physical or psychological injuries and how long it takes for you to make a full recovery, if ever.

    The value is also dependent on whether you have suffered any financial losses as a result of the negligence.  These financial losses can include lost earnings, as well as future lost earnings and pensions, ongoing medical care and if any changes are required to your home. Medical negligence claims can range in value from £25,000 to several million pounds.

    Use our compensation calculator to see how much your medical negligence compensation claim might be worth.

    How long do I have to claim?

    The law in England & Wales states that you have 3 years after an accident or act of negligence to make a claim for personal injury.

    In cases that involve children a parent can make a claim on their behalf as a “litigation friend”. The law allows any child that has been injured under the age of 18, 3 years from the date they turn 18 to claim, until they reach their 21st birthday.

    If you are unsure whether you can make a medical negligence compensation claim, contact Nigel Askew Solicitors now. Our friendly solicitors can advise you whether your personal circumstances allow you to make a claim.

    Call us on 01507 609027 or submit an enquiry using the online form on this page.

    Start your medical negligence claim today

    Our friendly personal injury claim specialists are available to speak to you today and are pleased to offer all new clients a free initial phone consultation as standard.

    Whatever type of medical negligence you may have suffered, we are here to support you and offer the highest level of legal advice we can.

    Call us now on 01507 609027, submit your details via the form on this page or email us your contact information and brief overview of your enquiry to

    We are a local firm of solicitors that you can trust, to advise and guide you through the claims process with care and expertise.

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