Nerve injury negligence claims

Nerves are fragile and can be easily damaged, sometimes in error during other medical procedures. If this has happened to you, give us a call to see how we can help.

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What causes nerve damage?

Nerves are fragile and can be quite easily damaged by pressure, stretching or cutting.

If you injure a nerve it can cut off messages to the brain that control muscles and movement, causing numbness, tingling and pain. In extreme cases, damage can cause paralysis and disability.

Negligence occurs when avoidable damage is caused to nerves, resulting in permanent or long-term symptoms.

It can be caused by:

When can you make a nerve damage claim?

You need to be able to prove that the nerve damage was caused by an action which could have been prevented or avoided.

You also must prove that the action resulted in harm – including the effects, duration and how it has affected your life.

If your surgery has known risks associated with it, this should have been explained to you clearly by a medical professional.

More about making a claim

How can First4Lawyers help?

Medical negligence claims can be very complicated. We have a team of very experienced solicitors who deal with a lot of cases like these and know how to establish the proof needed to achieve maximum compensation.

We offer No Win No Fee* for medical negligence in England and Wales.

About No Win No Fee

Only pay a fee if you receive compensation

Where we offer No Win No Fee services typically customers pay 25% of the amount recovered by our solicitors, although this will be subject to your individual circumstances and the actual fee may be less than this but it will never be more. Success fees are common practice and they were introduced when the law changed in April 2013.

How much compensation will I receive for a medical negligence claim?

That very much depends on your injury, the severity, how long it lasts and the effect it has on your life. Call us for a free chat with an advisor and they’ll give you advice tailored to your individual circumstances.

Is there a time limit for making a claim?

You usually have three years in which to start a claim, from the date you became aware of the negligent action.

I think I have a claim, what do I do next?

Get in touch with us for a free consultation. We will ask you for details about what has happened and assess whether you are likely to have a claim.

Advice is free and there is no pressure or commitment to proceed with anything unless you want to.

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Jacqueline Batty

Jacqueline Batty

Head of Claims

Jacqueline is our head of claims.
She is a qualified solicitor and has practised as a specialist in personal injury cases. A recent addition to our team, Jacqueline has moved to a managerial and coaching role with us, where she is keen to continue the team's training and development to ensure every customer continues to get a first class service.

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