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    There are many scenarios in which it can be necessary to commence a claim against a hospital for medical negligence or otherwise. Healys has particular expertise in helping clients successfully claim against hospitals. Here at Healys, we know how stressful and upsetting making a claim can be, especially given that you will already have suffered as a result of the issues caused by the hospital. We pride ourselves on getting the best results possible for each and every one of our clients. Not only do we have first class legal knowledge and expertise, but we focus on client care and attention too.

    This approach means that we can represent you and your interests more fully and robustly than if, like so many other firms, we solely focus on quick results and a large number of clients. In other words, we get to know each and every one of our clients as best we can.

    You may have received incorrect treatment at a hospital, been subject to a misdiagnosis or late diagnosis, or experienced botched or a poor standard of surgery. In all of these circumstances, and others, Healys can assist you.

    “I feel very fortunate to have found Jonathan and would not hesitate to recommend him. He is very professional, responsive, practical, and thorough – everything you need in a solicitor! He always took the time to explain the legal issues in plain terms, and I appreciated his practical approach. I had only to describe my situation and experience to him once in an initial conversation, and was surprised to find all the details in the subsequent letters and documentation which correctly and accurately summarised my position. He was helpful, knowledgeable, fair and supportive every step of the way. Thank you Jonathan for all of your help and support!”
    R K

    We aim to provide:

    • Free assessment of your claim.
    • One to one contact with your lawyer from day one.
    • Clear and unambiguous legal advice.
    • Visits to you at home, hospital or in a rehabilitation centre.
    • Early interim payments and funding for rehabilitation needs.
    • Maximum compensation and the best outcomes for you.

    Call Healys Medical Negligence Solicitors today. Our friendly team is here to help. You can see how we have helped our clients in our case studies section.

    Making a Complaint Against a Hospital – Expert Advice

    Making a claim against a hospital can often be a long and complicated process. This is because the law surrounding healthcare and the associated rules in place mean that a great deal of time and effort is required in order to prepare, present and win a case. Very often, depending upon the complexity and seriousness of the case, it may be necessary to go to court in order to resolve the matter.

    Healys is able to help you throughout the entire process, from initial advice through to court appearances and representation.

    Collectively, we have over half a century of experience in dealing with claims against hospitals at all levels, with a particular expertise in dealing with more complex and difficult cases.

    Because of our considerable knowledge and expertise, you can be confident that Healys not only has the experience and skill to deal with your case efficiently and effectively, but that we also have a track record of doing so successfully.

    When you first contact the medical negligence team here at Healys, we will take as much time as necessary to get to know about you, your circumstances and precisely why you are looking to make a claim against a hospital. Importantly, we will also want to get to know you as an individual, together with exactly what you hope to achieve through your hospital claim.

    We also recognise that the difficulties you have faced will have had a wider impact, not just upon you, but also upon your loved ones. Finding out about this is equally important, as it can have an effect on the outcome of your case.

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    • Jonathan was able to help the husband of a 50 year old woman claim compensation after the hospital failed to diagnose her cancer. Mrs L attended hospital complaining of pain in her abdomen. She was discharged without further tests but unfortunately she died of thyroid cancer a few months later. Jonathan argued that the chance for a liver biopsy was missed during her visit to hospital and although this would not affect the unfortunate outcome, palliative care could have been arranged to ease Mrs L’s suffering. Jonathan was able to secure Mrs L’s husband a five figure sum in compensation.
    • Jonathan has also helped the family of a 71 year old man claim compensation after a complication in his surgery caused his death. Mr R was suffering from chest pains and was admitted to hospital for tests. He was found to have an issue with his heart and doctors attempted to rectify this with a surgical procedure. Unfortunately during this procedure an air pocket had got into one of his blood vessels which caused Mr R’s death. With expert medical evidence Jonathan was able to secure Mr R’s family £75,000 in compensation.
    • Jonathan helped X get further compensation and access to services to aid in his rehabilitation. X was a subject of sexual abuse from his step father between the ages of 5 and 7. Initial application for compensation was made in 1990 and X was awarded £10,000. After several attempts at his own life, X decided to contact Jonathan to seek further compensation. Jonathan was able to secure X £200,000 in compensation and an overall award of £1,200,000 inclusive of state benefits. More importantly Jonathan then arranged the Special Needs Trust to support X’s rehabilitation.
    • Jonathan helped the parents of Baby B claim compensation after a failure in care during labour resulted in Baby B’s death. Initially the Trust denied they were responsible for Baby B’s death but after negotiations the Trust admitted responsibility and Jonathan was able to negotiate an out of court settlement for Baby B’s parents.
    Hospital Negligence insights
    • Clinical Negligence – You’re Never Too Old to Seek Justice

      15th January 2021

      Elderly victims of clinical negligence who are approaching the end of their lives may feel there is little point seeking justice. However, they also have their loved ones to think about and a High Court case in which a woman in her 80s received six-figure damages showed how important it is to obtain legal advice. Continue reading »

    • Healys Recommended as Leading Firm in Legal 500

      23rd October 2020

      Healys LLP has again been recognised as a leading firm in the latest edition of the Legal 500.

      The Legal 500 directory provides comprehensive coverage on legal services providers in over 100 countries, with independent and unbiased commentary on the leading law firms.

      This year Healys has been ranked in 4 practice areas, with 8 lawyers individually recommended. Continue reading »

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    • Spring Budget 2021 Change ‘Generation Rent to Generation Buy’

      3rd March 2021

      In a bid to keep the UK economy stable, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces new plans to support home buyers

      During today’s Spring Budget announcement, the chancellor confirmed that he would boost support for home buyers through a mortgage guarantee.

      Several major lenders including Natwest, Lloyds, Barclays, Santander and HSBC have agreed to provide 95% mortgages to home buyers in return for a government guarantee on those mortgages.

      Low-deposit mortgage accessibility has declined since the pandemic started, which has made home-ownership unreachable for many. But the government hopes that these plans will give more people the support and opportunity to buy their own homes.

      It was also announced that the Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday in England and Northern Ireland will be extended for purchases up to £500,000 until the 30th June, meaning home buyers avoid the stamp duty levy on purchases under that amount. After this date, the starting rate of Stamp Duty will be £250,000 until the end of September, before returning to the previous level of £125,000.

      Daniel Winslow, Partner and Head of Leasehold Services at Healys LLP comments:

      “In the end then the announcement was largely as anticipated, but for perhaps a few additional reveals here and there. In my view extending the SDLT holiday will provide a much needed crutch for the economy to rest its weight whilst its other limbs scramble for footing as we move out of lockdown. The tapering back of the SDLT thresholds is also an interesting development and one which I am in favour of. Suddenly stopping the SDLT holiday (whether at the end of March or the end of June) would have almost certainly lead to a shock to the market and to the economy as a whole. By delaying and then tapering back the SDLT limit (and introducing the 95% mortgages) the government clearly hopes to either stop that from happening completely or at least turn that cliff edge many have been talking about into a downward hill to an eventual (hopefully high) plateau. If property transactions do decline then by the time we all get to that plateau the economy will hopefully be ready to throw away its crutch and start running!

      “In terms of the 95% mortgages, I think this is an excellent introduction, provided of course it is done safely. It will give many perfectly worthy potential homeowners the chance to achieve their dreams where previously they would have been priced out of the market. Much talk has been made of a lack of housing stock, but when has there ever been enough housing? Also, who says only the cash rich should be entitled to be homeowners? I think it helps provide a level playing field, and it is one that I am all for.”

      Healys LLP are award winning conveyancing solicitors based in London, Brighton & Sussex. Our conveyancing solicitors have a vast amount of experience in property law and we deal with all aspects, including the purchases & sales of homes, freeholds, leaseholds, shared ownership schemes, remortgaging, lease extensions and more. For more legal updates or legal advice, please visit Healys LLP’s website.