Obstetrics & Gynaecology Claims

If a procedure related to obstetrics or gynaecology has been performed incorrectly or you have received the wrong treatment due to a misdiagnosis, our solicitors are here to help you make an obstetrics or gynaecology claim. Both areas significantly overlap and we are highly experienced in dealing with cases of this nature. Our expertise combined with our empathic approach will give you the best opportunity to secure the outcome you deserve.

Obstetrics & Gynaecology Negligence Claims

If you have suffered pain and suffering after undergoing a procedure related to obstetrics or gynaecology that was performed incorrectly, or if you received the incorrect treatment due to a misdiagnosis, you could be entitled to compensation.

Both obstetrics and gynaecology claims overlap considerably and we are highly experienced in dealing with cases of this nature. Our expertise combined with our empathetic approach will give you the best opportunity to secure the outcome you deserve.

If you believe you have suffered unnecessarily due to the negligence of a medical professional, call us on 0800 054 6512 or complete our online enquiry form nd we will contact you at a suitable time for you. We are able to take on cases on a no win, no fee basis.

What Our Clients Say

How JMW Can Help

Our team of experienced and approachable solicitors can offer free initial advice on claims involving obstetrics and gynaecology. We have a great deal of experience in dealing with claims of this type and understand that injuries of this kind are a sensitive subject and may be difficult to talk about. This is why we aim to handle all such claims sympathetically and discreetly. >

We are renowned for our determined approach and will ensure you receive the support you need to give you the best possible chance to secure the compensation to which you are entitled. This includes claiming compensation to cover the cost of surrogacy as a result of the negligence they have endured.

Our clinical negligence solicitors are highly regarded throughout the UK. We have secured significant sums for people who have suffered negligence of all types. Our team comprises members of the Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) solicitors panel and the Law Society’s specialist panel for clinical negligence solicitors.

JMW’s medical negligence solicitors are well-versed in making compensation claims on behalf of clients who have suffered due to medical negligence.

Case Studies

Reasons for Making a Obstetrics or Gynaecology Claim

If a misdiagnosis is made or a procedure performed incorrectly, this can have painful and devastating repercussions for the mother and, in some cases, the baby. At JMW, we are able to deal with a wide range of cases relating to obstetrics and gynaecology. These include:

Common types of obstetrics claims include

  • Delays in diagnosis and treatment for conditions including ectopic pregnancy, pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) and caesarean
  • Problems concerning antenatal care
  • Mistakes made during labour and delivery, including the use of forceps and damage to the mother and baby that could have been avoided
  • Misinterpreting baby scans resulting in missed abnormalities, such as Erb’s palsy, prolapse of the umbilical cord and spastic quadriplegia

The most common types of gynaecological claims include

  • Failed sterilisation
  • Failure to diagnose and treat cancer or an infection
  • Substandard surgery, such as pregnancy termination and hysterectomy /li>

    If you believe you have suffered medical negligence during childbirth or surgery, you may be able to make a claim for the impact it has had on you and your child. This ranges from loss of earnings and medical care costs to adaptation of the home and compensation for the pain and suffering caused.

About Gynaecology

Gynaecology is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders in the female reproductive system and is related to obstetrics due to the effects clinical negligence errors during pregnancy can have on women. The most common types of gynaecological claims include:

  • Failed sterilisation
  • Failure to diagnose and treat cancer or an infection
  • Substandard surgery, such as pregnancy termination and hysterectomy

If you believe you have suffered medical negligence during childbirth or surgery, you may be able to make a claim for the impact it has had on you and your child. This ranges from loss of earnings and medical care costs to adaptation of the home and compensation for pain and suffering caused.

Related Services

If a misdiagnosis is made or a procedure performed incorrectly, this can have painful and devastating repercussions for the mother and, in some cases, the baby. At JMW, we are able to deal with a wide range of cases relating to obstetrics and gynaecology, and have expertise in helping clients to pursue compensation. These include:

FAQs

What is obstetrics?

Obstetrics is the branch of health concerned with childbirth and includes the care of the mother during and for a short time after pregnancy. Women are considered to be at their most vulnerable when pregnant and giving birth, so any errors in care can be extremely damaging to both the mother and baby.

What is gynaecology?

Gynaecology is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders in the female reproductive system and is related to obstetrics due to the effects that clinical negligence during pregnancy can have on women.

Talk to Us

Speak to a member of our team today about making a no win, no fee obstetrics claim or gynaecology claim by simply calling us on 0800 054 6512 or by leaving your details via our online contact form, which will enable us to call you back at a suitable time and discuss your situation in greater detail.

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