Surgical Error Claims

Going into hospital for surgery can be very stressful and it is natural to feel that you are being looked after and given the best care possible. The NHS performs over four million surgical procedures every year, and the vast majority are successful thanks to the skill and experience of surgeons and other hospital staff. Occasionally, however, they do make mistakes and people can suffer serious injury or possibly even death as a result of those mistakes.

This is naturally very distressing for both the patient and their family and at Tollers, our expert lawyers can help you through that difficult time, guiding you through any compensation claim process.

Surgery can be complicated and requires significant accuracy and skill. When things go wrong, it can be because of things like contamination and infection, damage to nerves or tissues/muscles during surgery. After surgery, there can be a failure in after-care such as dressing wounds or stitching. During the surgery there can be failures with the anaesthetic, infection, leaving foreign objects or equipment in the body by mistake. In extreme situations, surgery can take place on the wrong body part or sometimes even the wrong patient, although these occasions are very rare.

How Tollers can help with a surgical error claim

We have extensive experience in dealing with surgical error claims. In addition to any compensation and treatment, it may be that you need further surgery to correct the damage.

It could be that this treatment is both physical and psychological as having to go back in for surgery after previous surgery has gone wrong can be very distressing and worrying.

If you have concerns about surgery that you have had, whether through the NHS or privately, we are here to help. We will see you at a time and place convenient to you, whether that is at home or in hospital and we will give you clear and sensible advice as to whether your claim is likely to be successful. If we feel that you have reasonable chances of success, we will act for you on a risk free ‘No Win No Fee’ basis.

Talk to Tollers

Throughout your claim, we will apply our extensive expertise to achieve the best possible result for you. If you prefer, we can visit you and explain the legal process clearly, including what we must prove for your claim to be successful.To talk to Tollers about a claim for get in touch today.

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Our Surgical Error Claims Experts

Tristan Holdom
Head of Personal Injury Department
Heading up the Personal Injury Department Tristan is a brain, spinal and catastrophic injury specialist with over 20 years’ experience...
Stephanie Jervis
Associate
Stephanie has worked in Personal Injury since 1999 and been with Tollers since 2009...
Roger Reed
Personal Injury Lawyer
Roger Reed, Personal Injury Lawyer, has focused purely on personal injury cases for 25 years. Roger has an interest in cases of unusual complexity...
Nina Chivers
Associate - Chartered Legal Executive
ina is a personal injury lawyer with over 18 years’ experience within the field...
Lauren Hamper
Welcome Team Member
Lauren Hamper works in the welcome team in the personal injury department. Her role involves taking initial details from new clients for potential claims...
Jonathan Rose
Solictor
Jonathan Rose, Clinical Negligence Solicitor works with clients on matters arising from surgical errors, delays in diagnosis and misdiagnosis claims...
David Boobyer
Partner – Spinal Cord Injury Specialist
David Boobyer is a Partner within the firm and Member of the Multi-Track (Serious Injury) Team. He has 25 years’ experience of running injury claims...
Tristan Holdom
Head of Personal Injury Department
Stephanie Jervis
Associate
Roger Reed
Personal Injury Lawyer
Nina Chivers
Associate - Chartered Legal Executive
Lauren Hamper
Welcome Team Member
Jonathan Rose
Solictor
David Boobyer
Partner – Spinal Cord Injury Specialist
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