Frequently Asked Questions


More on medical negligence - What is medical negligence?

Medical negligence means that harm has been caused through medical treatment because the care you received was not up to the accepted standard. Medical negligence (sometimes called clinical negligence) can happen in a number of situations which include: when there are problems during labour, leading to a birth injury to the baby or injury to the mother when…



More on medical negligence - Can I get Legal Aid?

If the claim relates to a brain injury suffered by a child at, or around the time of, birth, it may be possible to arrange for it to be funded through the Legal Aid Scheme. In that event the Legal Aid Agency will be responsible for all of our fees and expenses and both you…



More on medical negligence - What can making a medical negligence claim achieve?

Court proceedings are extremely costly, stressful and time consuming.  Therefore, it is important to understand what we can and cannot achieve.  We are lawyers and our role in helping you to bring a claim for medical negligence is to try to obtain financial compensation for the injury that has been have suffered.  Whilst we try…

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