If your life or the life of a loved one has been changed as a result of medical negligence, talk to us. With Healys you’ll be speaking to a solicitor who has over 20 years’ experience of fighting and winning for those affected by medical negligence.
Healys is one of the leading providers of legal advice and representation for medical negligence in Brighton and the surrounding areas. Our partners, in excess of 50 years experience, deal with all medical negligence claims from day one.
We have extensive experience in the area of law concerning medical negligence, claims against the NHS and claims against GPs. We also deal with cancer misdiagnosis claims, late diagnosis claims, as well as areas such as misinterpretation of test results and claims relating to surgery that has gone wrong. Healys prides itself not only on its first class legal knowledge and expertise, but also on our client care and attention to detail. Unlike many larger firms, Healys ensures that your first point of contact right from the beginning is a senior solicitor within the firm, meaning that you can be confident from the outset that your case is being dealt with by an experienced and specialist medical negligence professional.
We take great pride in our personal yet professional approach to each and every legal case we deal with. We understand that very often, you have suffered both physical and emotional trauma as a result of the negligence of a medical professional, in any number of different situations. Healys also understands that many people are not only seeking compensation for the difficulties and trauma caused by medical negligence, but also that they are seeking answers.
We support our clients throughout medical negligence claims from the beginning, and not only seek redress through financial compensation, but always try to find out exactly what went wrong and why. This is important to many of our clients, because it helps them to understand better what caused the negligence of which they find themselves a victim.
Medical negligence is often a complex and time consuming area of law. In some cases, depending upon complexity and severity, it can take years of legal proceedings to resolve them.
This means that it is important, when choosing a medical negligence solicitor, to ensure that you choose a firm that not only has the relevant legal knowledge and expertise, but is also committed to representing your interests as a whole, and finding out exactly what went wrong, and why.
With our collective experience and professional knowledge, Healys can provide this. We operate a very client centred approach, meaning that not only do we make an effort to get to know the legal ins and outs of your medical negligence case, but we also get to know you as an individual.
Ultimately, this means we are better placed to serve you well, as we gain an understanding of the effect the medical negligence has had on you and your life as a whole, but also exactly what you are looking for as an outcome of and resolution to your medical negligence claim.
We aim to provide:
4th December 2018
Jonathan Austen-Jones represented the Claimant (“ER”), a 53 years old man who was taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital on 4 March 2017 after suffering with abdominal pain over the previous two days. Continue reading »
RH sought help and advice from Jonathan Austen-Jones to investigate a potential claim for clinical negligence against the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust following back surgery carried out by one of its orthopaedic and spinal specialists.
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29th November 2018
Gazebos are used by all kinds of organisations when attending events up and down the country. It may not seem that an employer’s duty to assess and minimise workplace risks would extend to tasks such as carrying and assembling gazebos, but a recent case shows that it does. Continue reading »
28th November 2018
In order to succeed in a ‘secondary victim’ claim as a result of clinical negligence it is necessary to establish that the claimant suffered psychiatric illness or injury – as opposed to grief, sorrow, deprivation or the need to provide care for the loved one who has suffered the injury – as a result of witnessing a sudden, shocking event. Given the number of hurdles a claimant has to clear to show that the many tests have been met, there have been very few successful claims to date. Continue reading »
26th November 2018
Two recent cases illustrate that employers need to be vigilant in assessing tripping and slipping hazards in areas where workers perform their tasks. If they fail in this duty, those who are injured as a result may be able to claim compensation. Continue reading »
23rd November 2018
A radical proposal for cycling awareness has been unveiled by the government. The plans include a series of measures to improve safety for vulnerable road users, and to encourage and support cycling. The aim is to reduce the significant number of serious and fatal accidents suffered by cyclists. Continue reading »
5th November 2018
Healys is proud to announce that, for the third year running, the legal directory Chambers & Partners has ranked Head of Professional Negligence, Robert Johnson, as a “Leader in the Field”. Newly appointed Corporate partner, Karen Lord, has also been recommended. Continue reading »
2nd November 2018
The only London-based professional negligence firm to act exclusively for claimants, Healys’ Professional Negligence team has once again improved upon its ranking and celebrates a 7th consecutive year recognised in the Legal 500 directory. Continue reading »
After another great year, Healys LLP, a leading law firm, with offices in London and Brighton held an informal Autumn drinks reception to thank many of their long standing clients and supporters. Continue reading »
30th October 2018
Healys LLP has again achieved an increase in its top tier ranking in the Legal 500. This year a team of 13 lawyers have been accredited as specialists within their sectors. The Legal 500 directory provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage on legal services providers, in over 100 countries. Continue reading »