Medical Accident

Claiming Compensation for a Medical Accident

If you have been left with neurological trauma as a result of a medical accident, you may be able to receive compensation without incurring costs for the claim. Medical accidents, where a surgical procedure or other treatment has gone wrong or been withheld through medical negligence, can have devastating results.

You could have developed conditions such as:

Depending on their severity and the time elapsed before correct treatment, these and other serious brain injuries may result in significant long term disabilities.

At Head Injury UK, through our years of experience, we are only too aware of the distress and emotional trauma that medical accidents can cause for sufferers and their families. Lives are changed; ambitions are halted; sacrifices have to be made. Our medical negligence claims lawyers always strive to get the maximum compensation to mitigate at least some of these effects.

Our Aim: To Bring as Much Relief as Possible through Compensation

Your level of recovery will depend on not only the quality, but also the timing of the rehabilitation treatment you or your loved one receive. Your contact at Head Injury UK will ensure that your claims team moves quickly and applies for interim payments to get you the best available treatment as soon as possible.

Our aim, in working with a variety of medical professionals, is to build a powerful case to achieve the highest level of compensation for you now, and into the future to cope with on-going needs.


Spleen damage led to its removal

Elizabeth had a colonoscopy during which her spleen was damaged so much that she then had to undergo a splenectomy.  Whilst liability was fully denied, we still managed to achieve a settlement of £14,000.


Bowel Cancer Diagnosis Delay

Janet's GP failed to investigate her bowel symptoms, which caused a 3 years delay in diagnosis and treatment of her bowel cancer.  So she had to endure more extensive surgery and radiotherapy.  Despite liability being denied in full, we still managed to achieve a settlement of £55,000.


Cauda Equina Diagnosis Delay

James' cauda equina syndrome was not picked up by his Accident and Emergency department.  So when it was spotted the delay in him receiving emergency surgery had caused severe neurological damage leaving him with leg, bowel and urinary problems which were compensated with £150,000.

Head Injury UK: Specialists in Bringing Medical Accident Claims

Our experienced medical accident claims solicitors are dedicated to working in this field because they are passionate about bringing this relief to victims.

Contact our sympathetic, knowledgeable experts to arrange your free, no obligation consultation.

What our clients say

We know that we have been extremely fortunate to have had such a consummate PI lawyer in Andy acting on our behalf but we have also been blessed by having had his support, trust, friendship and loyalty throughout. We cannot ever thank him enough.

The compensation Nicola has received has helped her move from a tiny council flat into a massive bungalow which has been specifically adapted. It has enabled her to have a better life.

If it was not for the help of my solicitor I don't know where I would have been today. He provided a great deal of emotional support and secured compensation at various stages from the insurance company to fund my treatment and allow me to live. He was there from start to finish.

Higgs & Sons acted for us for 5 years until our daughters claim for personal injuries was finally settled. Ian remains a trustee of our daughters trust fund and we now look upon him as a friend.

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