Can I Claim for Fatal Medical Negligence?
If the loss of your loved one could have been prevented if medical staff had not made a mistake, then you may be entitled to compensation.
Making a claim may well be the furthest thing on your mind during your time of grief and we understand just how traumatic it can be to suffer the loss of a loved one.
Making a claim for any compensation could help to relieve any financial pressures on any financial dependants caused by the loss of your loved one. Additionally the compensation could be used to help to fund any required therapy for the family, such as counselling.
Sometimes a fatal medical negligence claim is initiated for no other reason than to get the necessary answers and an apology is a mistake has been made.
The first step is to get in touch with us, and one of our team of medical negligence experts can conduct a free, confidential, no-obligation consultation with you.
How to Make a Claim
Our team of claim experts will talk with you about what happened and listen to your experience so they can see if a claim may be possible.
The information you share with us is always treated confidentially and would only be used by our solicitors in dealing with your enquiry, if your claim is pursued.
We will be with you every step of the way to guide you through the process.
What happens when I make a claim?
When you contact us as a financial dependant of someone whom has passed away as a result of a fatal medical mistake, you’ll speak to one of our legally trained advisors.
You can expect empathy, support and guidance from our advisors at this difficult time, who will explain what is involved in making a claim.
If you do wish to proceed with a fatal medical negligence claim, we will then put you in touch with a specialist solicitor who is an expert in your type of claim. Your solicitor will keep in close contact with you throughout your claim and they will be able to explain the process and answer any questions you may have.
We know that making such a medical negligence claim can seem daunting, but our solicitors work very hard to ensure that your claim is dealt with diligently, efficiently and with the care and empathy you would expect.