Medical Negligence

Do you feel you have received poor medical care? Unfortunately you are not alone! We have helped many families claim for compensation for medical negligence.


We trust medical professionals with our health during routine and life changing events, and it is undeniable that we have some fabulous GP’s, doctors, surgeons and nurses in the UK. However, on occasions procedures do go wrong.


How do I know I have been the victim of medical negligence?


If you are under the care of a medical professional and they make a mistake or act in a way that damages your health or well-being, or the well-being of your child then this may be potential be clinical negligence. This could be at the hands of your GP, a hospital (NHS or Private) or at the hands of a dentist.

We understand the full impact of having an unexpected illness or injury, suffering for yourself and for the people around you – which normally is accompanied by financial implications.


Types of negligence

Claims can be made for private or NHS healthcare.


Baby in Mother's Arms



Misdiagnosed pre-eclampsia, uterine rupture and placental abruption, episiotomy and tears, erb’s Palsy or brachial plexus injuries, forceps delivery or ventouse delivery, oxygen deprivation during birth, cerebral palsy.

Vitamins and pills

Wrong Drugs Administered

Medication allergies, incorrect medication dispensed by chemist, wrong prescribed dosage, medication prescribed for too long


Operation Gone Wrong

Issues with cosmetic surgery, gynaecological procedures, organ damage, objects left inside patients, nerve damage, urological claims, infected wounds & poor hygiene, anaesthetic awareness, brain damage, keyhole surgery

Nurse Taking Notes


GP/hospital negligence, misdiagnosis of cancer, undiagnosed fractures

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Delayed Treatment

Long waiting lists, delayed diagnosis of condition, delays in referrals to hospital from GP

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Poor or inadequate treatment by a dentist or orthodontist.

What types of compensation can I claim for?


Sometimes a simple apology and admittance of wrong doing is all that is needed. The compensation is there simply to assist in getting your life back. We get that! Some people feel wrong about making a claim.


Clients tend to be put off by thinking they might have to attend court. A high majority of our cases are settled before court, and more often than not you will not need to set foot in a court room.


We can’t change what has happened to you, but we can help you:-

  • Gain justice and compensation for injury, pain and suffering – ensure that this doesn’t happen to anyone else

  • Loss of earnings to date and future loss of earnings

  • Cost of care - past and future

  • Specialist rehabilitation costs

  • Costs to adapt the house for your requirements

  • Cost of disability equipment and aids


We have dealt with clinical negligence claims meriting damages from a few thousand pounds to millions of pounds.


What next?


There is a time limit - you must claim within 3 years of the date of your injury.


At PJW Law we are here to support you and explain each step of the process it takes to start a claim. We have spent years specialising in helping victims of clinical negligence recovering millions of pounds of compensation along the way.


We feel that such matters are best talked about either face to face or ear to ear. Make an appointment or give us a call to have a chat to us about your situation. The initial consultation is always free with absolutely no financial implication for you.


What does it cost?


If you ask us to deal with your medical negligence claim we will discuss the fee arrangements clearly and carefully before asking you to sign our terms and conditions.


 “No win No fee” is usually the best option for clients, although other fee arrangements are available.


There are no “upfront” fees, and no hidden charges. If you lose the case you pay nothing at all.