Nerve Injury Claims

If you have suffered a nerve injury because a medical professional has failed to do their job properly, you may be eligible to make a claim for compensation. At JMW, our team of experienced solicitors are highly experienced in helping people who have suffered due to nerve injury negligence and we are happy to answer your questions regarding any aspect of the process.

To find out more about how we can help you today, get in touch with the team by either calling us on 0800 054 6512 or by completing our online enquiry form and enabling a member of the team to contact you at a convenient time. We have a proven track record of helping people recover the compensation they are owed and can provide all of the support and assistance you need during what can seem a daunting time.

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About Nerve Injuries

Nerve injuries can occur in many different ways and can have very serious consequences, ranging from loss of sensation through to paralysis. Sometimes, nerve damage is caused through surgical error. In fact, this is one of the most common problems faced by patients who are the subject of mistakes during surgery because surgeons performing an operation will often work in close proximity to various nerve endings. This means any mistake can prove very problematic for the patient.

Medical mistakes in surgery leading to nerve damage can include:

  • Nerves being cut during knee replacement surgery
  • Nerves being damaged during surgery to remove tumours
  • Knee replacement surgery resulting in nerves being severed
  • The inguinal and genito-femoral nerve being damaged during hernia surgery

Other Causes of Nerve Damage

Nerve injuries can also be caused by the use of needles by medical professionals, such as taking blood or giving an injection. This could include a caudal epidural and facet joint injection causing a spinal cord injury or the median nerve being damaged when blood is taken from the arm. Also, local anaesthetic errors may be made if the correct precautions are not made when using a syringe or needle.

Damage can also be caused by the use of inadequate surgical equipment, which can lead to nervous inflammation.

Making a Claim

Nerve damage can have lasting effects on your quality of life and can affect your ability to work. If the injury was caused by negligence, then compensation could help support you and your family and mitigate the financial impact of your injury.

Even minor nerve injuries can have a big impact on your day-to-day life and this is why, if your nerve injury was caused by medical negligence, it is possible to make a claim.

Financial compensation can help you pay for various expenses following nerve injury, including:

  • Medical care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Bills incurred during a period spent out of work

It is also intended to compensate you for a loss of quality of life.

Why Choose JMW?

JMW's medical negligence team can help you claim the compensation you deserve following an incident that has left you with nerve damage, whether it involved a wrongly administered tourniquet or direct damage to the nerve during surgery.

Our friendly solicitors are here to help you understand the intricacies of medical negligence law, give you all the advice and guidance necessary and make sure you receive an adequate settlement for your injuries.

The clinical negligence team at JMW is very highly regarded and includes members of the Law Society's specialist panel for clinical negligence, as well as members of the Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) solicitors panel. Our team is headed by Eddie Jones, a leading clinical negligence lawyer.

If you suspect that medical negligence is responsible for your nerve injury, get in touch with us today to discuss a potential claim.

Case Studies
  • Nerve Damage Caused by Anaesthetic Blunders - £61,000

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  • Sciatic Nerve Damage After Being Left in One Position After Surgery - £400,000

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  • Failure to Explain Risks of Surgery Leads to Spinal Accessory Nerve Damage - £135,000

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  • Errors Lead to Serious Nerve Damage - £13,500

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Talk to Us

If you have any questions regarding the claims process or you are unsure of whether you have a valid nerve injury claim, don't hesitate to get in touch with the team at JMW. Either call us on 0800 054 6512 or complete our online enquiry form and a member of our expert team will be in touch to discuss your case further.

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