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Dec 16, 2018

Misdiagnosed Cancer Claims

Misdiagnosis (or late diagnosis) of cancer is a serious issue. The potential implications are of course severe and could lead to premature death and/or shortened life expectancy. This in turn can result in financial hardship, the missed opportunity of essential treatments, undergoing unnecessary treatments, and in extreme cases even risk of death. That’s why it’s […]

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Aug 11, 2018

Can I sue a Cosmetic Surgeon for Negligence?

A claim against a Cosmetic Surgeon is no different to any other claim made against a medical professional for example a Doctor working for the NHS. Like any other Doctor, Nurse or medical practitioner, Cosmetic Surgeons have a duty of care to their patients. The duty of care extends to every step of the process, […]

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Jun 15, 2018

Clinical Negligence Claims

Clinical negligence — which is sometimes known as medical negligence — is an unfortunate but not uncommon occurrence in our country. Despite the proficiency of our private and NHS healthcare workers, accidents do happen and when they do you deserve recompense. It isn’t always necessary to go through the full claim process up to the […]

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Cosmetic Surgery Negligence

Like any other form of Doctor, Nurse or medical practitioner, cosmetic Surgeons have a duty of care to their patients that includes every step of the process from first evaluation to aftercare. Some forms of medical neglect occur before any cut is ever made. Your Surgeon has a duty to make sure that you aware […]

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A Guide to Understanding When Solicitor Negligence Has Occurred

The legal profession in the UK is highly regulated and Solicitors, Barristers etc. are highly trained and qualified professionals. However mistakes can occur. If these mistakes lead to loss or harm (financial or otherwise), it’s important to know that you have the right to be compensated. However the thought of suing a Solicitor or other […]

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Mar 09, 2018

Is it possible to sue the NHS for negligence?

The simple answer is yes. A lot of people are put off making claims against the NHS as they think it might be daunting or difficult. It is neither of these things with the assistance of an experienced knowledgeable Solicitor like we have here at Been Let Down. There are a few important factors to […]

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May 22, 2017

Can I Sue My Hospital for Negligence

If you’ve been considering the question can I sue my hospital for negligence, you should know that you can sue a hospital for negligence for a variety of reasons. However, medical negligence is a complex issue so it’s probably best to get sound legal advice on how to how to sue a hospital from Solicitors […]

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Jun 13, 2016

Did the Junior Doctors Strike Affect Quality of Care?

Earlier this year 75% of junior Doctors voted in favour of walking out of their jobs and taking strike action. A question at the forefront of many people’s minds will be: Did the junior Doctors’ strikes mean that the quality of the NHS treatment deteriorated? Many officials believe that this is a definite possibility. Patients […]

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Bullying of Staff in Liverpool-based NHS Trust

An investigation of the Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust uncovered some shocking findings. Since 2011, there is mounting evidence of medical failure throughout the Trust. This is more than likely due to the oppressive culture of the Liverpool based trust. During the investigation, one patient revealed that his lung cancer had not been detected by […]

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Mar 18, 2016

“Never Events” and the NHS

At a time when the NHS is facing challenges with Government funding cuts and an ageing population, public support for this great institution is running high. Yet with 308 ‘never events’ taking place in England between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015, more still needs to be done to prevent them. A ‘never event’ […]

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