The loss of a limb is an incredibly traumatic experience as you have to completely adapt the way you live your life. Not only does it affect you physically, but it can also cause psychological problems, even more so when the amputation was a result of medical negligence or through a situation that could have been avoided.
If you have suffered as a result of a mistake or misjudgement from a surgeon or other medical professional, the clinical negligence team at Waldron & Schofield are on hand to offer advice and support if you decide to make a claim. Call us today on 01706 624029 or complete our contact form on the right-hand side of this page.
Amputation clinical negligence
There are many reasons an amputation may need to be administered, but claims for negligence can only be made where a doctor has not performed their duties to the best of their ability. Amputations of this nature are commonly caused by:
- Delays in diagnosis
- A failure to diagnose
- Inappropriate treatment
- Errors during surgery
In some cases, amputations are performed when they are not needed, resulting in patients suffering unnecessarily. This is also classed as medical negligence.
Waldron & Schofield are here to help
We understand the physical, psychological and financial impact the loss of a limb can have on individuals as well as their families. Therefore, we will do our utmost to secure compensation for you because we know how it can help improve your quality of life by paying for rehabilitation, adaptations to the home and loss of earnings.
Our clinical negligence solicitors, based in Altrincham, Manchester and Heywood, have many years’ experience in this area of law and will be available throughout the entire claims process to provide advice, provide updates and answer any of your questions.
Get in touch
If you would like to know more about how our tailored services can best suit your needs, do not hesitate to get in touch. Although based in Greater Manchester, we can provide high-quality legal assistance to those who need it around the UK. Call us today on 01706 624029, or fill in the online contact form.