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Surgical Complication Claims

When you are left with injuries following a surgeon’s mistake, we can help you make a claim for the physical and emotional damage.


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If you or a family member has suffered as a result of surgical complications, you may be entitled to claim compensation.

What is a surgical error?

All surgery has its risks. However, there are occasions when a patient suffers an injury that could have been avoided if the procedure had been performed to the required standards. The injury may be due to the actions or inaction of the surgeon, anaesthetist or other medical professionals. If a surgeon’s technique is below standard, or they make a mistake that causes an injury, the patient suffers. Some require further surgery to repair the damage, or are left to deal with ongoing health problems or disabilities. And in extreme cases, mistakes can be fatal.

What are 'never events'?

'Never events' are incidents that are entirely preventable, such as swabs or instruments being left inside the body, surgery being performed on the wrong part of the body or on the wrong person, or the wrong type of blood given during a blood transfusion. We have helped many people who have suffered an injury in surgery, or experienced surgical complications, to make a successful claim for compensation.

Why choose a Gadsby Wicks medical negligence solicitor?