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Orthopaedic surgery claims

Orthopaedic surgery (bones and joints) claims

 

Duncan Lewis Clinical Negligence Solicitors – No win no fee Orthopaedic Surgery Claims

 

“The joint used in my hip replacement operation was of poor quality and had to be replaced again.”

 

Orthopaedic surgery involves repairs to bones and joints – including surgery to repair fractures, joint replacement surgery and treating conditions which may cause bones to become distorted or not grow at a normal rate.

 

Orthopaedic surgery also treats the connective tissues such as nerves, tendons, muscles and ligaments – and many sports injuries such as a detached ligament would be treated by an orthopaedic surgeon.

 

 

Duncan Lewis can advise patients who have suffered injury as a result of orthopaedic surgery negligence on how to make no win no fee claims for compensation, including claims relating to:

 

  • Arthroplasty negligence (replacing entire joints eg hips, knees, elbows)
  • Arthroscopy negligence (laparoscopic/keyhole surgery)
  • Disability resulting from orthopaedic surgery errors
  • Errors in repairing damaged muscles/tendons/ligaments
  • Failing to respond to patient complications during surgery
  • Failure to monitor patient during surgery (eg oxygen deprivation)
  • Fracture diagnosis and surgery negligence
  • Fusion surgery negligence
  • Hospital-acquired infection or wound Infection
  • Misdiagnosis of orthopaedic conditions
  • Orthopaedic corrective surgery errors and mistakes
  • Osteotomy errors (correcting bone deformities)
  • Stroke/heart attack.

 

Making an Orthopaedic Surgery Claim

 

Patients who have suffered injury during orthopaedic surgery can make a no win no fee claim for up to three years from the date of injury or diagnosis of injury.

 

Children who have suffered injury as a result of negligent orthopaedic surgery can make a compensation claim up to the age of 21.

 

In cases where a patient has suffered catastrophic or life changing injuries as a result of orthopaedic surgery, Duncan Lewis clinical negligence solicitors can advise on how to make a no win no fee Serious Injuries Claim.

 

Duncan Lewis clinical negligence solicitors can also advise overseas patients who have injury as a result of negligent orthopaedic surgery in a UK hospital on how to make a compensation claim.

 

Duncan Lewis Clinical Negligence Solicitors – No win no fee Orthopaedic Surgery Claims

 

Duncan Lewis clinical negligence solicitors are a leading no win no fee law firm and can advise NHS patients and private patients who have suffered injury as a result of negligent orthopaedic surgery on how to make a no win no fee compensation claim.

 

Because of the limitation period for making orthopaedic surgery claims, Duncan Lewis clinical negligence solicitors advise patients to get in touch as soon as possible to discuss making a claim.

 

In cases where a patient has suffered serious or catastrophic injury, the Duncan Lewis clinical negligence team can advise on rehabilitation – and put patients in touch with agencies who can advise on adaptations to the home and disability benefits.

 

Duncan Lewis can also advise the parents or guardian of a child who has suffered injury as a result of negligent orthopaedic surgery on how to make a no win no fee compensation claim before the child is 21 by acting as their Litigation Friend.

 

For expert legal advice on no win no fee Orthopaedic Surgery Claims, call Duncan Lewis Clinical Negligence Solicitors on 020 7923 4020.


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