Sepsis Claims

Have you or someone you care about contracted Sepsis whilst in the care of the NHS? Are you looking to make a claim for Sepsis because you believe the care you received was not adequate? 1stClaims can guide you through the process of making a claim against the NHS for Sepsis and we will put you in touch with a Specialist Medical Negligence Solicitor who can give you professional advice about the prospects for your Sepsis claim.

Making a claim against the NHS can feel like a daunting task, but we are here to help you through the process and provide you with all the background information that you need to make a start. So, how do you begin?

We will need to take a few details from you in order to start the process, so click on the button below to complete our enquiry form and we will put you in touch with one of the Solicitors on our Medical Negligence Panel. They will then review your enquiry details and advise you on what the next step should be if you take forward a claim for Sepsis.

What Is Sepsis?

Sepsis is a potentially fatal illness which, in severe cases, causes damage to your body’s organs. The symptoms are caused by your body’s immune system reacting to an infection. Typically, when you have an infection, your body endeavours to localise the infection, white blood cells and the natural process of inflammation help to stop the infection from spreading.

The severity of the infection and of course the strength of your immune system are both factors that contribute to the likelihood of the infection spreading. If your body is unable to contain the infection to a localised area, your immune system may cause widespread inflammation, which in turn, can cause tissue damage and impede blood flow. Oxygenated blood flow is of course critical for the proper functioning of your organs, with it impeded there is an increased risk of organ failure.

But How Did I Get Sepsis Whilst In Hospital?

If you contract an infection whilst in hospital or indeed arrive at hospital with one, it can trigger Sepsis. Many, seemingly commonplace, infections can trigger Sepsis including pneumonia, appendicitis, meningitis and kidney infections. There is of course always a risk of infections following surgery, but ultimately, however and wherever you contract the infection, the health care professionals tasked with your care have a duty to detect, diagnose and treat your infection. Delayed detection or diagnosis or indeed inadequate treatment could be the basis for making a medical negligence claim for Sepsis.

Let 1stClaims guide you through the process, enquire here and one of our Specialist Medical Negligence Solicitors will contact you to discuss your enquiry.

What are the Costs?

1stClaims does not charge you for using our service and all initial enquiries with our Solicitors are also free of charge, so rest assured, this initial step of making an enquiry will not cost you anything.

Once one of our Solicitors has assessed the merits of your enquiry they will make a judgement on the likely chances of bringing a successful claim and if the prospects are good, they will normally offer to take your case on a No Win No Fee basis. NOTE: If your case is successful your Solicitor will deduct up to a maximum of 25% of your final settlement or compensation award as payment for their fees. You can find out more about No Win No Fee arrangements and the potential costs that can be incurred by clicking here.

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Let Us Help You

If you would like 1stClaims' expert Medical Negligence Solicitors on your side please call us free on 0800 2888 693 (from a mobile click to call: 01348 630 720) or complete our Free Claim Enquiry form now and we will be in touch with you very soon. To return to the medical negligence home page please click here.

Remember, all initial enquiries are completely free of charge and we will investigate all funding options for you.


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