Medical Negligence Compensation
The Department of Health admits that there are over 800,000 medical accidents each year, half of which are preventable. These numbers are shocking but most of the time patients receive a reasonable standard of care. Unfortunately, sometimes the standard of care is so poor, it is negligent, and results in injury to the patient. Poor care can lead to devastating, life changing injuries and it is at this point that patients should consider legal action.
Medical negligence can happen in a number of contexts and may involve private or NHS treatment. Hospital doctors, nurses, GPs and dentists can make negligent errors causing injury to their patients. Sometimes a key symptom is overlooked or there is a failure to perform a key test, scan or refer the patient to a specialist. This might lead to a delay in diagnosis and treatment of an underlying condition which could have devastating consequences.
Our team has dealt with a wide range of clinical negligence claims – click on our specific areas of expertise on the left to find out more.
Medical or Clinical Negligence is a highly specialised area of law, and our nationally recognised specialist team of solicitors have recovered tens of millions of pounds for victims of medical negligence.
Our team aims to get clients back on their feet, negotiating early financial assistance from those at fault and ensuring that proper medical advice is arranged. Our experts have access to some of the most pre-eminent medical experts in the country.
Why Choose Ison Harrison?
Specialist Solicitors – We have a dedicated team of specialist clinical negligence solicitors who deal solely with medical/clinical negligence cases.
Client Care – You are at the centre of everything we do. We pride ourselves on communication and accessibility – you will always be able to speak to someone about your case. Let us take on the burden of your case, leaving you free to concentrate on getting back on your feet.
Free Initial Advice – All our initial advice is free. We will talk to you about your case and advise on how best to proceed. There is no obligation on your part.
Speed – Our team is well supported and we will bring your case to a successful conclusion as quickly as possible.
High Success Rate – We win the vast majority of the cases we take on.
Funding Help – Most cases we take on are funded by a ‘no win, no fee’ agreement. Under this agreement, we will not charge you a penny if your case is unsuccessful.
Legal Aid – This is only available to a few specialist firms and we are one of them. Legal Aid is only available for cases involving children seriously injured at or around the time of their birth.
We Understand Complex Medical Issues – We have a dedicated birth injury team and we also specialise in brain injuries, surgical mistakes, orthopaedic injuries, delays in diagnosis of cancer, spinal injuries, urology, eye injuries, care of the elderly and cosmetic surgery.
Areas of expertise
Achilles Tendon Delay; Birth/Neonatal Injury; Blood Clots; Brain Injury; Cancer; Cauda Equina Syndrome; Cosmetic Surgery; Delayed and Inappropriate Treatment; Dispensing Errors; Erb's Palsy, Eye Conditions/Injuries; Missed Scaphoid Fractures; Never Events; Nursing Home claims; Orthopaedics; Patient Death; Pressure Sore/Pressure Ulcer Claims; Severed Tendons; Spinal; Subarachnoid Haemorrhage; Surgery; Testicular Torsion; Urology.
What to do next:
If you have questions such as "Can I make a medical negligence claim?" you can find the answers in the Frequently Asked Questions section. If you have more complex queries or want to know about the claim procedure then feel free to call or e-mail a member of our Clinical Negligence Department for your free advice. You can find useful information about making a medical negligence claim on our brochures section.
Please see below what our clients say about us.
Mrs S, Leeds
Ami Law and Rebecca Woods were approachable, helpful and understanding. I can honestly say that we were treated with kindness, care and respect. They took our case on when it was very close to the 3 year limit to make a claim and put a lot of hard work into the claim itself. We were kept informed regularly at every stage. Thank you so very much for doing the best you could. We will always remember that you really wanted to help and for all your time on the phone making everything clear to us. Thanks again from both myself and my daughter and our family.
Excellent service and so people friendly.
I would like to thank you all for all of your help.
Mr P & Family
To Ami and all the team,
Thank you for all the hard work you have done to win P's case.
Thanks once again,
Mr P & Family