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Surgical Accident Claims

Surgical Accident Compensation Claims

Undergoing surgery can be a daunting prospect in any circumstances as it involves placing your own welfare in the hands of another. In most cases, surgical procedures are carried out without complication; however there are occasions when accidents occur.

Whilst patients are made aware of the risks entailed in surgery, such risks should not include that of a medical practitioner providing a substandard level of care either during surgery or in the post-operative recovery period.

Making a Surgical Accident Claim

You may be able to obtain compensation if you have:

  • suffered an injury as a result of a surgical error;
  • experienced a prolonged period of recovery as a result of a surgical error;
  • been required to undergo further surgery as a result of a surgical error;
  • suffered an injury as a result of delay in your surgery being carried out.

Whether you have undergone surgery within the private sector or the NHS, Farleys can help you receive compensation for the pain, suffering and any financial loss you have incurred as a result of medical negligence.

We understand that pursuing a medical negligence claim can be upsetting and our expert solicitors will guide you every step of the way; helping you to claim the compensation you deserve.

Free Online Claim Assessment

Take our online claim assessment to see if you can make a surgical accident compensation claim, or call one of our specialist team on 0333 331 4602.

Common Surgical Accident Claims

Accidents can occur during any sort of surgery or procedure. Some of the most commonly encountered claims are brought as a result of:

  • Perforated organs during keyhole surgery
  • Severed veins or arteries
  • Complications during gynaecological surgery
  • Complications during bowel surgery
  • Complications during cardiac surgery
  • Swabs or instruments being left inside the patient
  • Anaesthetic difficulties
  • Equipment failure

At Farleys we appreciate that the consequences of surgical accidents are not limited to physical injury and financial loss, but also include psychological suffering. We understand that it may be difficult to come forward but our solicitors will do everything in their power to ensure that your feel comfortable and informed of the progress of your claim at every stage.

Contact a Specialist in Surgical Accident Claims

Wherever possible, Farleys will pursue your claim on a ‘no win no fee’ basis; meaning you will keep the entirety of any compensation awarded. For free initial advice on pursuing a surgical accident compensation claim, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0333 331 4602 or email us today to arrange an appointment.

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