Medical Negligence Claims Solicitor: How to choose a specialist lawyer to help you claim clinical negligence compensation
Find out in an answer to our clinical negligence online Q&A – the process you can follow to find a specialist medical negligence claims solicitor.
Medical negligence compensation question
How do I choose the best UK medical negligence claims lawyer to help recover compensation on my behalf following injury as a result of clinical error?
Medical negligence claims solicitor response
You should choose a specialist medical negligence claims solicitor to help you recovery compensation following a clinical error.
Before contacting a solicitor – we recommend you take the following steps:
1. Search with the Law Society for an accredited solicitor
The Law Society has an accreditation scheme whereby it approves a medical negligence lawyer as a specialist. At the time of writing this article – there exist two accreditation schemes for UK injury lawyers – an accredited personal injury lawyer and an accredited clinical negligence solicitor.
We recommend you choose a Law Society accredited specialist clinical negligence claims lawyer who is also accredited as a personal injury solicitor. You will then have the benefit of a rounded solicitor, who is also a specialist, and so ensure you maximise the amount of compensation you can receive.
2. Appreciate the process a medical negligence claims solicitor should follow in making your compensation claim in the United Kingdom
We have published several articles describing in plain English the process of making a medical negligence claim, including how best to fund the legal expense of your claim
3. See our detailed article describing the process of choosing a clinical injury compensation solicitor
See our clinical injury compensation solicitor article for a detailed analysis of how to choose a medical negligence solicitor to help you claim compensation.
Specialist solicitor free online and telephone legal help
See our specialist solicitor free online help options – where you can select the type of free online assistance you prefer – including asking an online question and arranging a callback from a medical negligence claims solicitor.