Help and advice for hospital negligence claims
‘Hospital negligence solicitors focused on your interests’
If you’ve received medical treatment in hospital that’s gone wrong or led to unexpected complications and injury it can have a significant impact on your life. Our medical negligence solicitors have decades of experience advising clients bringing claims relating to a wide range of hospital care and treatment and so know how to help you find out and understand what went wrong – and then obtain you compensation for your injuries and any financial losses.
Support focused on you
If you have suffered an unexpected injury whilst receiving treatment in hospital you will likely have a lot if questions about what happened, as well as trying to deal with the injuries you have suffered and the impact these are having on your life. Our specialist and dedicated Solicitors take the time to get to know you and understand what has happened and how it has affected you to provide you with the best advice for your individual circumstances:
- Helping you ascertain what happened
You may need help in finding out what went wrong and why it happened. We work with leading independent medical experts to advise on the standard of care you received and to explain where this may have gone wrong and if any complications occurred which should not have, and also to advise if you have suffered avoidable injury as a result.
- Claiming for compensation
If the injuries you have suffered as a result of negligent treatment in hospital are affecting your day-to-day life, you can pursue a claim for compensation for your injuries and out of pocket financial losses. Our specialist solicitors will work with you to understand the injuries you have suffered and financial losses you have incurred to submit a maximised claim for compensation for you as promptly as possible.
- Tailored help and advice
Every client and their claim is unique. However, thanks to our experience, we’ll be able to give you the individual advice, help and support you need to achieve the best results for your situation and as quickly as possible.
“A premier Somerset firm with experience of a broad range of high-value matters, including catastrophic birth injury claims. Routinely engaged on cerebral palsy cases and spinal injury claims, and offers expertise in weight loss surgery and dental negligence matters. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “Withy King were caring and understood us. They listened to our concerns and needs, and helped in whichever way they could.” “They are incredibly organised, easy to approach and they have a very supportive team who are incredibly sympathetic.” Notable practitioners: Head of department Simon Elliman (Band 1) oversees an array of complex claims, including cerebral palsy and spinal injury matters. In addition he acts on dental negligence cases. Sources say: “He is very able and he inspires confidence through calmness.” Market observers consider Paul Rumley (Band 1) “a very approachable lawyer with vast experience on high-value and complex cases.” He handles a range of matters including birth injury claims, fatal accidents and delay in diagnosis of cancer claims.” Chambers 2017 Somerset
“Highly commended firm with an excellent reputation across a broad spectrum of clinical negligence matters. Routinely acts on catastrophic cases including brain and spinal injury claims. Also noted for its handling of matters arising from amputation, delayed diagnosis and weight loss surgery. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “They’ve been amazing. They spoke to me on a level I understood. They are very understanding and compassionate and they advised me well the whole way through.” Notable practitioners: Head of department Richard Coleman (Band 1) offers vast experience of complex claims involving cerebral palsy, spinal injury and bariatric surgery, among other matters. “He is very good at negotiating settlements in difficult cases” and “doesn’t lose sight of the human aspect of it all,” assert sources.” Chambers 2017 Oxford and surrounds
“Royds Withy King is a ‘leading firm’ for catastrophic birth injury cases. Key figures include practice head Simon Elliman, who handles dental negligence, cerebral palsy and spinal injury claims; ‘first-rate solicitor’ Paul Rumley; and Kerstin Kubiak, who stands out for her ‘exceptional analysis’.” Legal 500 2016 South West
“The ‘knowledgeable, dependable and competent’ team at Royds Withy King is led by ‘astute strategist’ Richard Coleman and includes Tracy Norris-Evans, who is ‘extremely knowledgeable and committed to her clients’.” Legal 500 2016 South East