There are close to five million surgical admissions each year with trauma and orthopaedic surgery accounting for a substantial proportion of operations. Claims arising from orthopaedic negligence are relatively common, but the consequences of the mistakes can be serious and life-changing.
A broad range of conditions and injuries are treated by orthopaedic doctors, including issues with bones, joints, ligaments, muscles and nerves. When things go wrong, you may be left with long-term problems that impact on your personal life, work and hobbies.
Our specialist team of clinical negligence solicitors, including Sara Westwood and Simon Bransby, formerly of Morgan Jones Pett, are experienced in handling a wide range of orthopaedic negligence claims. We take the time to listen and fully understand what happened to you, and only consult recognised experts in the field of orthopaedics to ensure we achieve the best possible outcome.
Examples of orthopaedic claims
- Delayed diagnosis or undiagnosed fractures
- Errors during joint replacement surgery
- Failure of implants e.g. hip or knee
- Post-operative infections
- Poorly-fitted prosthesis
- Nerve and tendon damage
- Wrong site surgery
Please contact one of the team to discuss your specific requirements:
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