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Ian Paterson compensation claims

Surgery compensation claims

The disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson is one of the most infamous medical practitioners in the UK. After practicing at public and private hospitals for many years, it was revealed that Paterson had reportedly been performing unnecessary or incomplete breast surgery on many patients. Gradually, more and more of Paterson’s former patients were contacted in relation to the potentially dangerous treatment and surgery they underwent at his hands. Now, it has been reported that a further 5,500 victims could be eligible to engage in the Ian Paterson compensation claims process.

Following a criminal case, Ian Paterson was reportedly found guilty on 17 counts of wounding with intent, plus a further 3 counts of wounding, for which he was sentenced to 20 years. His actions may have harmed thousands of patients, and it is concerning that he was able to get away with such dangerous treatment for so long.

As specialists in personal injury and medical negligence claims, we want to help those who were harmed by Ian Paterson to achieve the justice that they deserve. The traumatic procedures he subjected them to cannot always be reversed, but the hospitals who allowed such a doctor to continue practising can – and must – be held accountable.

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Leg injury compensation claims

ankle injury compensation claims

Leg injuries are the subject of some of the most serious injury claims that we deal with, as these injuries can often severely incapacitate the people they affect. Whether they involve a temporary broken bone, or a long-term mobility issue, they can be serious. Regardless of the severity of the condition, those who have sustained a leg injury through no fault of their own may be able to make a leg injury compensation claim.

Our specialist injury claims solicitors want to make sure that all our clients receive the best possible pay-out, which is why we evaluate all the potential avenues of compensation as part of bringing your claim. We know that compensation cannot make up for the harm caused to you, but it can be comforting to know that the costs of dealing with your condition have been covered, and to know that the negligence that caused your injury has been accounted for.

Read on to find out more about how we can pursue leg injury compensation claims.

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Spire Healthcare court case comes to conclusion

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A private healthcare provider has been fined after it was found that it failed to notify patients of potential treatment failures and problems within a reasonable period of time. The Spire Healthcare court case has now led to a fine of £5,000 for the firm, which was also ordered to pay almost £15,000 in court costs.

The care provided by Michael Walsh, a former orthopaedic surgeon, was reviewed within Spire Healthcare in 2017 and later by an orthopaedic consultant in 2018. It has been reported that four affected patients were not made aware of the potentially negligent care until at least several months after the concerns were said to have been raised.

It is concerning that Spire Hospital Leeds delayed giving information to patients for so long, leaving them unaware of the reasons behind the pain they may have been experiencing following potentially harmful procedures. Healthcare organisations should always be transparent when it comes to medical negligence investigations, or they risk worsening the health and wellbeing of affected patients.

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Serious road accidents

dangerous road claims

In the UK, there are thousands of injuries caused by road accidents every year, many of which involve significant pain and suffering for the injured parties. Falling victim to a road accident can be extremely distressing, particularly when there are life-changing implications. It is even worse when you feel a strong sense of injustice, knowing that the accident occurred through no fault of your own. But there is no need to suffer in silence as the law can entitle injured victims to claim compensation for serious road accidents.

Road accidents can cause many different kinds of injuries, from bone fractures to whiplash, but we are able to take on claims for serious injuries that you may have suffered, whether you were injured as a driver, biker or as a pedestrian. We are here to prove that you bear no responsibility for the accident, and that you are entitled to receive compensation for the harm caused to you.

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Compensation for childbirth brain injuries

In childbirth, both the safety of the mother and the baby are at stake. Fortunately, modern medicine means that giving birth is much safer than it used to be. However, sometimes, in cases where severe mistakes are made, the baby can suffer childbirth brain injuries. In fact, when babies suffer trauma to their heads at this early stage in their development, the effects can last for the rest of their lives.

Where the long-lasting implications of a brain injury have been caused by medical negligence, victims may be able to claim compensation.

As specialist injury lawyers, we understand the injustice that you may feel if your child’s life has been vastly altered due to medical mistakes. We believe that you have every right to feel this way, which is why we will support you every step of the way to make sure you receive the legal support that you and your loved ones deserve.

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Ankle injury compensation claims

ankle injury compensation claims

Have you suffered an ankle injury as a result of a workplace accident or other accident? You could be entitled to make a compensation claim.

Ankle injury compensation claims could be fairly substantial, depending on the severity of the injury. We can give you some brief guidance into exactly how much you could claim later in the article.

The Injury Lawyers are here to help anyone we can with ankle injury compensation claims. Our dedicated team has streamlined the process for claimants so you can have a smooth and hassle-free experience. Our goal is to make the process as easy as possible for you – we can speak in clear, simple language and we can keep you updated at every stage of the process. And for eligible clients, we can do it all on a No Win, No Fee basis.

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Claim compensation for loss of sight

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Have you suffered a serious personal injury resulting in your ability to see being affected? You could be eligible to claim compensation for loss of sight, and we may be able to represent you for a legal case on a No Win, No Fee basis.

At the Injury Lawyers, we focus on serious personal injury claims, with a huge proportion of the personal injury matters we represent people for involve serious injuries. Our work ranges from serious road accidents, work accidents, medical negligence, dental negligence, and more.

When it comes to niche claim types like claiming compensation for loss of sight, we are well equipped to be able to help you. You can speak to our experienced team who will be happy to help and take your case forward if it is an eligible claim for us to be able to do so.

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Head injury compensation claims – The Injury Lawyers advice

Head and facial injuries

We have a great deal of experience in representing personal injury clients for head injury compensation claims on a No Win, No Fee basis.

These kinds of cases are very different to most usual types of claims. They often take a different approach, and our dedicated team of specialists is here to offer a tailored service for clients and their families.

Here is some brief guidance about how we can help. For free, no-obligation advice from the team now, please don’t hesitate to contact us here. Our office is normally open from 9am to 10pm on most weekdays, and 9am to 5pm most weekends.

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Private treatment with compensation claims

Back private treatment with compensation

Obtaining private treatment with compensation cases is something that we can offer as part of a No Win, No Fee claim with the expert team here at The Injury Lawyers.

There are options for being able to obtain private treatment before a case settles, and there can be options for recovering the costs of such treatment when a case has concluded. Whether this can be arranged or not can depend on the course of the case but there are options that we can explore.

Here’s a little advice on the subject for you.

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Arm injury compensation claims

When it comes to arm injury compensation claims, there’s often a lot more to it than just the pay-out for the injury alone, which we will look at here in this blog.

There’s also the losses and expenses side of a case which can be substantial. If you can’t work for the rest of your life as a result of a serious arm injury, we need to take this into account. When it comes to talking about potential valuations, we can only really give rough advice for the injury side of the case alone. When it comes to the losses, that’s a very different thing to consider.

Here’s a little insight into how we can work out the valuation of an arm injury case and what you may be able to expect.

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Ian Paterson compensation claims

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Published on the 24/09/2021


Dental injury compensation claims

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Published on the 10/09/2021


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Published on the 27/08/2021


Spire Healthcare court case comes to conclusion

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Published on the 13/08/2021


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Serious neck injuries – advice from The Injury Lawyers

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Compensation for childbirth brain injuries

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Published on the 18/06/2021


Compensation for cancer treatment

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Paraplegia and paralysis compensation

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