When you’ve suffered a spinal injury as a result of medical negligence, your life may well be changed forever. However, we can help you to get the compensation you deserve to help you live it to the full.
It could be that there was a delay in diagnosis, an error in surgery, or even that you underwent the wrong surgery entirely – however you received your negligent care, our team of specialist spinal solicitors, based in the centre of London, will help you to make a claim.
If you have experienced any of the following, we can help:
- delayed diagnosis of cauda equina
- delayed diagnosis of spinal abscess
- negligent back surgery
- negligent treatment of spinal haematoma
- negligent spinal anaesthesia
- negligent treatment of spinal tumour
- delayed diagnosis of spinal tuberculosis
- delayed diagnosis of spinal cord compression or spinal disc herniation
How do I know my treatment was negligent?
Negligent treatment, either on the NHS or at a private hospital, has occurred when there has been a ‘Breach of duty’ and you can prove ‘causation’ for your injury. Find out more about what needs to be proven here.
What if my injury is as a result of an accident?
If your spinal injury was caused by an accident, whether at work or elsewhere, we also have a specialist Personal Injury team to help you make a claim.
How much compensation will I receive?
Damages are awarded based upon financial loss and the pain and suffering you have experienced. For example, you may find you can no longer work following a spinal injury which means you will miss out on future earnings.
How do I know I’m eligible to claim?
If you have experienced negligent care, then you will have three years from the date of injury to make a claim, or from the date of knowledge of the injury.
How can I fund a claim?
As specialist medical negligence solicitors, we are able to offer Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) to our clients if their case is eligible, otherwise known as ‘no win no fee’. This means that you will have nothing to pay if you lose.
Why choose Royds Withy King?
Our team of specialist spinal negligence solicitors have years of experience successfully bringing these claims. In this time we have developed a wealth of knowledge not only as to how to bring claims to a successful conclusion, but also how to help our clients manage their compensation going forward.
We build a ‘team around the client’, and process claims as quickly and efficiently as possible, so as to minimise stress and maximise the possible compensation you will receive. This has included bringing claims against London hospital trusts such as London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.
Where in London are Royds Withy King based?
Our office at 69 Carter Lane is right in the heart of the City of London, nearby to St. Paul’s Cathedral. It is easily accessible via Blackfriars Tube Station or St Paul’s Tube station, and we always try to meet our clients either at our office or – if preferred – at their home.
The full address for our London office is:
69 Carter Lane
For directions and travel information please visit our office page here.