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Lumbar Laminectomy Compensation Claims

If you have undergone a lumbar laminectomy and are unhappy with either the treatment you have received or the results of the operation, or believe the surgeon or other medical professionals have acted negligently, we can help you make a claim for compensation by suing the NHS or a private practitioner on your behalf.

The expert solicitors at JMW will provide the support you need to make sure you are in the best position possible to win your case. If you believe that you or a member of your family have suffered due to medical malpractice we can assess your case.

Call us free today on 0345 872 6666 and we can answer your questions and guide you through what to expect next. Alternatively, fill in our online enquiry form and we will get back to you. We are able to handle cases on a no win, no fee basis. 

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How JMW Can Help

The medical negligence team at JMW is here to guide you throughout the entire claims process. We believe communication is key and will keep you updated on any developments. 

We will look into the finer details of your situation and advise you on the best route to take. Most cases we take on we handle are on a no win, no fee basis.

The team is highly regarded throughout the UK, and includes members of the Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) solicitors panel and the Law Society’s specialist panel of clinical negligence solicitors.

What is a lumbar laminectomy?

Lumbar laminectomy is a surgical procedure most often performed to treat leg pain caused by pressure on the spinal cord (or nerve) from herniated discs, spinal stenosis and other related conditions.

Stenosis occurs as people age when the ligaments of the spine thicken and harden, discs bulge, bones and joints enlarge, and body spurs (osteophytes) form. Spondylolisthesis (the slipping of one vertebra onto another) can also lead to compression of the vertebral discs. 

The goal of a laminectomy is to relieve pressure on the spinal cord or nerve by widening the spinal canal. This is done by removing or trimming the lamina (roof) of the vertebrae to create more room for the nerves. This may be done with or without fusing vertebrae or removing part of a disc. Various devices, such as screws or rods, may be used to obtain a solid fusion and support unstable areas of the spine.

How does the spine work?

The spine helps the body to function and is made up of two parts: the spinal column and the spinal cord. Find out more about how the spine works here.

Talk to Us

To find out if you’re eligible to make a no win, no fee lumbar laminectomy claim, get in touch with our expert medical negligence solicitors by calling 0345 872 6666, or complete our online enquiry form and we will get back to you.