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How To Sue A GP
What does 'GP' mean to you and your family? Many families will go to the same GP for years, some won't. Some people will go to a GP every couple of weeks, some won't. Some of us choose to invest in a private GP and others go to an NHS GP. Whatever your situation, your doctor has a duty of care to you in the eyes of the law.
GPs are in a position of trust and our health is in their hands. If they do not fulfil their role properly, this can have huge consequences. Therefore, if your GP has acted negligently and this has caused you or a member of your family harm, you have a right to sue them for compensation. Suing your doctor may seem like a daunting prospect but it does not need to be with 1st Claims. We will support you every step of the way.
So How Do I Sue My GP?
First, you must contact a specialist medical negligence claims solicitor as soon as you feel able to they will be able to give to the legal support you need. You can do this on behalf of a family member if they are unable to do this on their own. Second, you must think about keeping a record of your situation as it progresses. For example, if you fell ill with appendicitis and your GP failed to diagnose it, you should keep a note of the progression of your condition, if you are well enough to do so. Any information about treatment, prescriptions and symptoms will all serve to substantiate your claim. Along with a small amount of paperwork you may have to fill in as and when your 1st Claims lawyer sends it to you, this is all you will have to do to sue your GP. A 1st Claims lawyer will deal with everything else.
What Can I Sue My GP For?
You will have to speak to 1st Claims to find out whether you can sue, as every case is very different. However, GPs can commonly be negligent in a number of ways:-
- Wrongful diagnosis
- Failure to diagnose
- Delayed diagnosis
- Prescribing errors
- Failure to refer
You may be able sue your GP for errors other than these, just give 1st Claims a call today to find out if you can make a viable claim. To be able to sue your GP, you must be able to show that a GP's negligent action directly caused you or a loved one to be harmed.
GP Negligence Claims - Free Enquiry, No Obligation
Every GP negligence case is different. This is why we offer you a free, no obligation discussion with one of our GP negligence claims solicitors. Simply call us on 0800 2888 693 (from a mobile click to call: 01275 774 557) or complete our medical negligence compensation enquiry form to be advised of your options.
Remember, all initial enquiries are completely free of charge and we will investigate all funding options for you. 1st Claims understands that every client requires a personal service, tailored to their exact needs, so get in touch today to see how we can help you.
What Happens Next?
Complete a Quick Claim Enquiry and this is what you will benefit from:
- Advice on whether you can make a claim and how the claims process works from a specialist claims solicitor;
- Compensation - what can you claim for and how much are you likely to receive;
- Costs - whether you will qualify for a no win no fee claim or details of other methods for funding your claim; and
- 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.
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