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Hospital negligence compensation claims

Whilst hospitals dispense the right advice and beneficial treatment the majority of the time, there are instances where they get it wrong.

As a result, thousands of hospital negligence compensation cases are reported each year in the UK. Hugh James can help with any type of hospital negligence you may have been a victim of.

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Ruth is a Partner and Head of our Clinical Negligence Department. She has exclusively practised in clinical negligence since qualifying in 1995 and has a wealth of experience in complex and high value clinical negligence claims.

Case studies

£53,500 recovered for a client who contracted MRSA

Rhian Parsons, medical negligence partner, recovered £53,500 for a client from Rhondda Cynon Taff who had contracted MRSA following spinal surgery. The compensation provided much needed equipment and support for the client’s family who provided her with care.

£645,000 recovered for a client who contracted MRSA and left virtually wheelchair bound

Rhian Parsons, medical negligence partner, recovered £645,000 for a Cardiff based client who had contracted MRSA and as a result had been left virtually wheelchair bound. The compensation enabled the client to purchase an adapted property and meant that professional carers could look after her for the rest of her life.

£16,000 recovered for a client who developed pressure sores

Rhian Parsons recovered £16,000 for a client from Gwent who had developed pressure sores as a result of negligent treatment whilst he was in hospital recovering from a Road Traffic Accident.

£6000 recovered for family whose elderly relative fell at hospital

Negligence partner, Elin Davies, recovered £6000.00 for a family from Brecon whose elderly relative fell at hospital. She was left unaided and as a result sustained injuries which caused a deterioration in her condition. She sadly passed away shortly after the fall. The damages awarded were in relation to her pain and suffering and funeral expenses.

Making a hospital negligence compensation claim

If you have suffered a physical or psychological injury whilst in hospital care, as a consequence of the negligence of a doctor or other medical professional, then you could be entitled to make a hospital negligence claim.

We can offer no win, no fee arrangement from the outset (if your case is accepted).

Our experienced hospital negligence legal team will make the whole claim process as simple as possible for you and will provide you with regular updates throughout your case.

If you feel you may have a claim, contact our friendly and approachable team today.

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Leading hospital negligence compensation solicitors

Hugh James has one of the largest medical negligence teams in the UK and the biggest in Wales. Annually we recover in excess of £20m in compensation each year for our clients.

We are recognised by both the medical negligence charity AVMA and the Solicitors Regulatory Authority as experts in clinical negligence.

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