Do you think you might have suffered injury or harm as a result of medical malpractice or medical negligence?
If you have suffered pain, injury or lasting damage as a result of poor medical treatment, you may have a legal claim against the medical person treating you or the organisation that employs the doctor, surgeon or other healthcare professional. To have a successful legal claim, you will have to show that your medical treatment amounts to medical negligence.
Proving the doctor or other healthcare professional has been negligent as a matter of law is complicated. It must be proved that there were serious errors in the treatment that a competent doctor would not have made, and that these errors played a part in the injury for which you are claiming. If medical negligence is shown to be the case, you may be able to apply for compensation.
Why should I choose a barrister?
If you think you have been injured as a result of the actions of a healthcare professional that you think may amount to medical negligence, myBarrister can put you in direct touch with a barrister who is an expert in medical negligence cases. Your barrister will be able to advise you whether you have a possible claim for compensation and on your best course of action. Barristers can advise you on the strength of your case, draft legal documents and advise on all formal proceedings, as well as appearing for you in court, if that becomes necessary.
Who is the best barrister for me?
If you need expert advice on a matter of medical negligence, choose a barrister on myBarrister. Barristers will provide you with guidance so you that you know where you stand and can take the right decisions about what to do next. Start your search here and you'll be in direct contact with a barrister within minutes.
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