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Serious Child Injury Claims
If your child has been the victim of clinical negligence on the part of a medical professional, you could be entitled to make a compensation claim against those responsible. At JMW, we have the experience necessary to help you achieve the best possible outcome by suing the NHS or a private practitioner on your behalf.
We understand how much of a positive difference compensation can make at such a challenging and highly emotional time. Our solicitors are friendly and approachable and will talk you through the options available as you move forward with your serious child injury claim.
How JMW Can Help
At JMW, we appreciate how distressing it can be when your child's health is put at risk by medical malpractice. Our team of specialist solicitors is committed to helping you make a successful claim, whatever the circumstances of your particular case.
When you choose JMW, you can expect to receive the very best legal advice available, delivered to you in a clear and concise fashion. We will strive to achieve the best possible result for your child, seeking the compensation that will help cover the cost of their injuries and long-term care.
Our clinical negligence team, headed by leading solicitor Eddie Jones, is highly-regarded throughout the UK. The team includes members of the Law Society's specialist panel for clinical negligence and the Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) solicitor panel, which highlights their industry-leading expertise.
How to Make a Serious Child Injury Claim
If your child is hurt while in the care of a medical professional, it is only right that you are able to claim compensation for the damage done and the impact on your child and your family in general. This compensation can help to cover the cost of any medical equipment that your child may require, while ensuring those responsible are held accountable.
To start a claim, get in touch with our clinical negligence team and we will discuss the details of your case before launching an investigation of the circumstances of your claim. We will gather all of the available evidence to demonstrate that your child was the victim of clinical negligence by analysing the relevant medical reports and consulting with independent medical experts.
By putting together the strongest possible case, our aim is to settle the claim as quickly as possible, helping you and your family to move forward. We will also work to obtain interim payments wherever possible to fund the costs of any immediate care your child may require.
What are common causes of serious child injury claims?
When medical errors occur, the impact can often be life-changing. Mistakes made by doctors, nurses, surgeons and GPs can cause a family significant levels of distress, making it necessary to seek further medical treatment to rectify the mistakes made.
Our experienced and supportive solicitors have dealt with a broad range of clinical negligence claims pertaining to children, with the most common causes including:
- Delayed treatment
- Surgical errors
- Failure to treat a condition
When you put your trust in medical professionals to care for your children you do not expect mistakes to be made, which makes them all the more difficult to deal with when they do occur. Although doctors, nurses and other medical professionals do a fantastic job of looking after patients in the majority of cases, mistakes can happen and when they do, the consequences for your child can be very serious.