The Avoidence of mistake and medical negligence

Mistakes can be made by medical personnel but if these mistakes are avoidable and result in the alteration to the health or life of a patient, you may be entitled to compensation, writes Martin Kerrigan, Solicitor at Berwick Solicitors.

Medical Negligence (or Clinical Negligence, as it is also called) occurs when a doctor or a medical practitioner is guilty of acting in a manner which is below the standard to be expected of such a medical person resulting in consequential injury to the patient. These negligent acts can vary from a failure to read a scan correctly to a failure to diagnose a patient and even surgical errors. …
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