If you have suffered from poorly performed or botched surgery, the consequences for your health and wellbeing can be significant and wide ranging. Depending upon the nature of the surgery, you may be left with a variety of health issues, which could be temporary or permanent in nature.
Healys specialises in helping people like you who are seeking to make a claim following surgery, and with our extensive knowledge and legal expertise, is well placed to assist you.
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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.
With over 50 years collective experience in the medical negligence field, Healys has a particular specialism in dealing with more serious cases relating to surgery claims.
We take a great deal of pride not only in our legal expertise, but also in our focus on client care and attention. This enables us to better serve our clients from day one, by getting to know as much about their background and circumstances as possible.
When you first contact the medical negligence team here at Healys about your surgery claim, we will take as much time as necessary to get to know about what has happened to you, your circumstances, and exactly what you hope to achieve by making a surgery claim.
Such claims can often be time consuming and take a considerable length of time to resolve. This is one of the reasons it is important to have expert legal support from the very beginning, which is where Healys comes in.
It can often seem an intimidating prospect to commence a surgery claim, as you will have already gone through a great deal of distress as a result of the issues caused. However, because of our vast experience with surgery claims and medical negligence, Healys can support and advise you throughout the process, meaning that you have nothing to worry about. The responsibility for dealing with every aspect of your surgery claim is ours, meaning a weight is taken off your shoulders.
Here at Healys, we are not solely interested in the legal aspect of your case, but also in your life in general, which is why we get to know our clients properly, unlike many other firms, whose sole focus is the legal side of things.
We believe that with a personal touch, Healys can better serve your needs, because we can gain an understanding of your circumstances, in addition to your hopes and aims in relation to your medical negligence claim for surgery.
Following botched or poorly performed surgery, you will possibly have suffered with both physical and psychological trauma. Healys recognises this, and our aim is to support and assist you above and beyond simply providing excellent and expert legal representation.
In order to discuss the details of your surgery claim, please contact the medical negligence team at Healys today. We look forward to being of service to you.
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 »
24th July 2017
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced measures to tackle fraudulent sickness claims. Fraudulent claims of food poisoning by holidaymakers which are false or exaggerated claims, could result in British tourists paying higher package holiday prices. Continue reading »
27th February 2017
The last revision of the discount rate was undertaken on 25th June 2001, when it was set at 2.5%. From 20th March 2017, the rate drops from 2.5% to minus 0.75%. It is a change of 3.25 percentage points. Continue reading »
21st January 2016
Jonathan Austen-Jones acted on behalf of the applicant in this case who was the subject of sexual abuse at the hands of his step-father between the ages of about 5 and 7.
An initial application for compensation pursuant to the 1990 Scheme was made in 1992 and in June 1996 he was awarded £10,000.00 in respect of the abuse he had suffered. This award was clearly too low and it appears that no psychiatric evidence was before the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). Continue reading »
Jonathan Austen-Jones acted on behalf of the claimant in her claim for damages for clinical negligence. The claim arose from the tragic loss of her baby’s life as a consequence of the failure of the Defendant Trust, appreciating that baby B had a Group B streptococcus infection at his birth on the night of the 1st January 2009, resulting in baby B’s death at 00.55 hours on the 3rd January 2009. Continue reading »