Compensation Claims Against GP
Compensation Claims Against GP
Our medical negligence solicitors are specialists in compensation claims against GP. They will be able to guide you through the claims process in a friendly and expert manner. They have represented many victims of GP negligence and have obtained substantial damages on their behalf.
If your GP has failed to properly examine you, they may have made your situation worse. You may have suffered unnecessary pain and suffering as a result of missed or misdiagnosed conditions. However your GP has let you down, our solicitors will be able to win your case.
GPs are held in high regard in society and are well paid. This reflects the importance of the role they play in the healthcare system. However, if a GP has failed to provide you with proper care, they also need to be called to account. They are answerable to the public for their mistakes. Our solicitors will make sure that you get the answers you need.
There are strict time limits on when you can make a claim against a GP. It is really important that you seek specialist legal advice as soon as possible if you think you may have been the victim of GP negligence.
Our Solicitors are experts in Compensation Claims Against GPs. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 999 7440.
What Is The Role Of A GP?
Compensation claims against GPs should never have to be made. However, if your GP has provided you with sub-standard care, a medical negligence claim is sometimes the only way you can obtain justice.
A GP (or general practitioner) will treat most medical conditions. They play a central role in referring patients to specialist hospitals to make sure they get the correct treatment.
Your local GP will focus on all areas of your health. This include your physical and psychological condition. Due to the wide range of health conditions GPs need to be able to identify, it is extremely important that they are attentive and vigilant when caring for patients.
If your GP fails to listen to your symptoms carefully, they can make mistakes. These mistakes can be very serious and lead to prolonged and worsening health conditions. Often, a mistake made by a GP will amount to negligence, this results in compensation claims against GPs.
When Can I Claim Against My GP?
You can claim against GPs if you have been provided with negligent treatment when visiting a GP practice. It is your legal right to receive an acceptable standard of medical care from your GP. If you do not, you can make a claim against your GP.
It is vital that your GP is able to identify potential health problems so they can:
- Treat you; or
- Refer you to a specialist; or
- Carry out further investigations
You can make a compensation claims against GPs if they have:
- Misdiagnosed you condition
- Failed to refer you for specialist treatment
- Caused a delay in diagnosing your condition
- Made a prescription error
If a GP makes a mistake, the results can be devastating. You can be left suffering with acute pain which could have been avoided, or in some cases, your condition may have been made much worse due to a delay in diagnosis. None of these mistakes are acceptable when negligence is involved.
Our Solicitors are experts in compensation claims against GPs. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 999 7440.
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What are Compensation Claims Against GPs?
Compensation claims against GPs are generally made when your GP provides you with negligent medical care. This negligent care often leads to unnecessary pain and suffering for our clients.
Making compensation claims against GPs is the legal action you can take to obtain justice and compensation for your suffering. It is a terrible fact that GP negligence can make a serious health condition critical. You condition should never be made worse at the hands of your GP. However, if it is, you have the legal right to obtain justice.
Claims against GPs are often the last resort for victims of medical negligence. Often our clients have sought answers from the NHS and not received a proper or thorough response. An explanation for GP negligence is the very least a victim should receive.
If you choose to make a claim against your GP, they will have extensive insurance in place to cover the cost of the claim. GPs are obliged to have this insurance in place as it is known that mistakes do happen.
Our medical negligence solicitors can help with claims against GPs. However, it is vital that you seek advice as soon as possible to protect your legal rights. Do not delay as it can result in you missing the chance to obtain justice for your suffering.
What are the Causes of Compensation Claims Against GPs?
Compensation claims against GPs can be caused by a number of factors. As we have discussed, GPs need to be aware of a wide range of medical conditions and symptoms to do their job properly. If they are not, or they are careless, medical mistakes are made.
Each of our client’s compensation claims against GPs are unique. However, our GP negligence claims solicitors have identified some common themes that can contribute to claims against GPs:
- Lack of expertise or knowledge
- Failure to fully examine a patient properly
- Failure to refer to a specialist
- Failure to follow up on tests
- Delay in diagnosis of a condition
- Misdiagnosis of a condition
None of the above factors are acceptable reasons for GP negligence. GPs should be adequately trained and ought to have the necessary knowledge to provide proper medical care to patients. Anything that falls below this is unacceptable.
If you have suffered due to medical negligence, speak to one of our claims against GPs solicitors today. They will be able to provide you with a Free Claim Assessment today.
Can I make a Claim Against My GP?
If you have suffered unnecessary pain and suffering as a result of a GPs negligence, you may be able to make a legal claim for compensation.
Claims against GPs are not just about obtaining compensation for your suffering, they are about obtaining justice. Our solicitors understand that this is difficult time for you, often with nobody to turn to.
We will be in your corner, fighting your case. Our solicitors will provide you with all the support you need during your claim. You need to act fast, as there are strict time limits on when you can make a claim for compensation. Contact us today to discuss your options.
Why Make Compensation Claims Against GPs?
If you choose to make a claim against your GP it can help to avoid the same mistakes being made again. Our solicitors often find that NHS guidelines will change following a medical negligence claim. If the medical mistakes that were made are identified and investigated, improvements can be made.
Compensation claims against GPs help to protect the most vulnerable people in society. If a GP is making the same mistakes, they can be identified by legal claims. It is extremely important that incidents of negligence are learned from and that the most vulnerable patients in society are protected from negligent GPs.
It is also important that you are able to obtain compensation for your pain and suffering. At the very least, you may incurred additional expenses and costs for extra care due to the injury. You may have had to take time of work, or give up your job altogether. In these circumstances, it is only fair that you as the victim are able to receive the correct amount of compensation for your suffering.
No Win No Fee Compensation Claims Against GPs
Our medical negligence solicitors will represent you on a No Win No Fee basis. There is no cost to you if the claim is unsuccessful. You will obtain the maximum compensation available to you.
Our solicitors will also discuss any other options that are available regarding you case.
How Much Compensation Will I Get?
Compensation levels for claims against GPs can vary depending on the extent of your suffering and the details of your case. It will also depend on your personal circumstances.
Our solicitors will be able to guide you through the levels of compensation available based on your own circumstances. Contact them today for a Free Case Assessment.
Our Expertise in Compensation Claims Against GPs?
Our medical negligence claims solicitors have decades of experience in compensation claims against GPs. They specialise in this area of law and are quite simply experts in the area. Not only are our medical negligence solicitors experts in this area, they will also provide you with support and kindness in your time of need.
We understand that our clients’ are going through one of the most distressing times of your life. We are not here simply as lawyers, we are here to help you get through by achieving the justice you deserve
Our compensation claims against GPs solicitors will provide you with the expert service you expect from your medical negligence lawyer. But they are also friendly, approachable and put customer service at the heart of everything they do for their clients.
Contact one of the team today for a Free Claim Assessment.