No Win, No Fee Medical Negligence Solicitors In St Albans
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Medical Negligence Solicitors in St Albans
Whether you go private or receive treatment through the NHS, all medical care carries the risk of negligence. Sometimes the effects of a mistake are minimal. But our medical negligence solicitors in St Albans appreciate that there are occasions where the effects can be far worse.
You have no choice but to place your trust in professionals like doctors, nurses and dentists. They must uphold their duty of care and look after your health. Sadly, an unlucky few have see a betrayal of that trust in the worst possible way. As a result, it leads to an injury at a time when they are already physically vulnerable.
TMNE offer specialist medical negligence lawyers for negligent medical treatment claims. Trust in our:
- knowledge in this area of law;
- specialist knowledge our lawyers offer;
- attention to detail, and;
- skill at negotiating maximum compensation for our clients.
Contact us today if you think you or your loved one has been the victim of medical negligence. We can give you a free, no-obligation consultation with a legal advisor. With someone who specialises in clinical negligence, we help you make an informed decision about what to do next.
Claiming Compensation for Medical Negligence in St Albans
Indeed, you don’t need a specialist like our medical negligence solicitors in St Albans to make a claim. But you are jeopardising your chances of getting the right amount of compensation, too. Especially if you don’t work with a lawyer with in-depth knowledge of this specialist area.
We’ll assess your claim in detail so we can let you know if it can succeed. Certainly, we can’t reverse the past and take away your injury. But we can give you what you need to take control of what happens from here on.
Medical negligence occurs in both NHS trust facilities and private practices, including West Hertfordshire hospitals. The damage affects those who endure either an elective treatment or an essential one. In fact, it was a doctor, dentist, nurse, physiotherapist, or any other medical professional.
No Win No Fee* Medical Negligence Claims in St Albans
Our No Win No Fee* claims in St Albans are the affordable way to get compensation for your injury. At TMNE, we don’t believe that anyone should struggle because they fear financial risk.
As a result, our No Win No Fee* agreement gives you access to expert legal support and advice. Moreover, you get it all without leaving you out of pocket.
Moreover, our legal advice right now is that a No Win No Fee* agreement needs insurance cover to work. You may already have this but, if not, we can help you to arrange an After the Event policy.
We will talk to you about your options for funding your claim before you choose to proceed. Our medical negligence solicitors in St Albans know it is important that you are comfortable with your decision. To commit to the process, and that includes being aware of the implications of different payment options.
Claiming Compensation on behalf of Another Person
Are you acting on behalf of another person? Maybe you’re the parent of a baby who suffered a birth injury. Possibly the adult child of a parent hurt through care home negligence. It may be that you want to find out more about the claims process to help an injured friend.
Your next steps
Whatever the role, find out if a loved one can claim compensation for medical negligence, personal injury and more.
A person who is unable to submit a request for compensation themselves is a protected party. They’re usually:
- under the age of 18, or;
- lack the mental capacity to manage their legal or financial affairs.
In short, they need the help of a litigation friend – someone authorised by the court to:
- act on their behalf;
- pursue their legal rights and;
- represent their best interests to obtain compensation.
A litigation friend can be a:
- close friend, or;
- the family may prefer to appoint a professional, such as a solicitor.
The litigation friend process
The process of obtaining a court’s approval to serve as a litigation friend is quite simple. Accordingly, we can assist if you have any questions about how to do this.
There is only one main difference a regular claim and a litigation friend claim. Accordingly to law for litigation friends, a judge needs to approve:
- the amount of the award and;
- the management of the funds for the benefit of the claimant.
Claims can still settle out of court as well. But the Court’s final approval is necessary as an additional step to protect the best interests of the victim.
Settling a Compensation Claim out of Court
No one wants to see your claim litigated, but specialist solicitors we work with on injury claims can help. The registered office lawyers offices we work with are registered in England and Wales. Moreover, they’re authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
In short, courts can add up to an extra 12 months to the processing time of your application. In addition to this extra time, going to court is:
- expensive, and;
- can add additional stress to what may already be a difficult time for you.
It is always our goal to settle every claim out of court, too. But there may be occasions when it goes against your best interests to do so. For example, if the other party:
- doesn’t believe they are responsible (even partly) for your injury;
- disagrees with what we believe is an appropriate amount of compensation.
Our next steps
Our medical negligence solicitors in St Albans continue to pursue settlement out of court even facing a court date. We have a high success rate of achieving out of court settlements for our clients. Moreover, we’re optimistic about doing this for you as well. But if your claim goes to court, we’ll continue to support you to achieve the most positive outcome.