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Medical Negligence

We have specialist Medical Negligence Claim Solicitors ready to help you across the UK

Cauda Equina Syndrome

Can you make a medical negligence claim for Cauda Equina Syndrome?

Cauda Equina syndrome is a condition caused when a prolapsed disc in the spine presses on the nerves located at the base of the spinal column. These nerves control the movement and feeling of the legs and lower abdomen. This is potentially a very serious condition and urgent treatment is required to prevent the nerve damage from becoming permanent. Medical staff should recognise the symptoms of this condition which may include pain and numbness in the legs and back and loss of bladder control.

Early Surgical Intervention For cauda Equina Syndrome

Medical staff should refer patients with these symptoms for urgent scans and examination by a neurosurgeon so immediate surgical intervention can be considered.

What makes 1stClaims different from other claims companies or solicitors?

Any delay in diagnosis, referral for scans or to see a neurosurgeon can sometimes cause irreparable damage and in some instances even paralysis. If you or a member of your family has suffered from cauda equina syndrome and believe there was a delay in the diagnosis or appropriate treatment of the prolapsed disc, you may have a claim for medical negligence. You should contact 1stClaims who will refer you to a specialist solicitor with expert knowledge of cauda equina syndrome.

Legal 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. You can find out more about No Win No Fee arrangements and the potential costs that can be incurred by clicking here.

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: 01275 774 557) or complete our Free Claim Enquiry form now and we will be in touch with you very soon.

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

We are here to help you from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday,
8.30am to 6pm on Saturday and 9am to 6pm on Sundays.


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What Happens Next?

Complete a Quick Claim Enquiry and this is what you will benefit from:

  1. Advice on whether you can make a claim and how the claims process works from a specialist claims solicitor;
  2. Compensation - what can you claim for and how much are you likely to receive;
  3. Costs - whether you will qualify for a no win no fee claim or details of other methods for funding your claim; and
  4. An explanation of what will happen next if you decide to carry on and make a claim (how your solicitor will take care of everything for you).

All on a free, no obligation Quick Claim Enquiry Advice Call.

Call free now on 0800 2888 693 (from a mobile click to call: 01348 630 720) or make a Quick Claim Enquiry »

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