Medical Negligence

We specialise in all aspects of medical negligence work from maximum severity brain injury, amputations, spinal cases, fatal accident claims, delayed diagnosis, misdiagnosis, and negligent surgery matters. Our diligent team has an excellent reputation for approachable client care. We have secured multi-million-pound settlements for many victims of medical negligence or clinical error. This secures and provides much needed financial security for vital care and equipment costs. Our results, across many high-profile and cutting-edge cases, demonstrate our robust experience and strong reputation.

There is usually only one chance to investigate and pursue a medical negligence claim. As these cases are subject to time limits, it’s important to instruct specialists as soon as possible. We will provide the expertise to ensure that your claim has the best possible chance of success. Bringing a claim can be also help ensure improvements in medical standards and treatment, so that the same thing doesn’t happen again.

It’s key to have support in place right from the start of the process. Initial consultations are free. We are happy to meet with you virtually, at home, in hospital or another setting. We can discuss your funding options at this meeting, which include: No Win No Fee and Legal Expenses Insurance.

We can assist you to make the initial formal complaint and walk you through any potential compensation offers under the Redress Scheme (in Wales).

We will review your medical records with experts to gain a complete picture of your case. There must be both credible liability (treatment was below an acceptable standard) and credible causation (the injury or worsened condition was caused or contributed to by the negligent treatment) for a claim to proceed.

Over 99% of our cases are resolved out of court. We are a caring team, skilled negotiators, and work hard to obtain full compensation for injured patients and their families.

Recent claims we have supported include:

  • Accident and Emergency Claims
  • Adult Brain Injury
  • Claims against GPs
  • Amputation Negligence
  • Birth Injury and Cerebral Palsy
  • Cancer Misdiagnosis
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome Claims
  • Cosmetic Surgery Claims
  • Fatal Medical Negligence and Inquests
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis Misdiagnosis
  • Diabetes Claims, Dispensing or Drug Administration
  • Epilepsy Care
  • General Surgery Claims
  • Hospital Infections including MRSA
  • Misdiagnosis of Fractures
  • Meningitis Claims
  • Ophthalmic Negligence
  • Pregnancy and Maternal Injury
  • Sepsis Negligence
  • Spinal Injury
  • Stroke Misdiagnosis
  • Subarachnoid Brain Haemorrhage Negligence
  • Wrongful Birth

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What clients say

"Reasonably small when compared with those clinical negligence departments in other major firms but it has a lot of good quality work and is very well run."

Clinical Negligence: Claimant, Wales, Legal 500 2021

"it is quite a dynamic department" that is "very well organised and very efficient."

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant, Wales, Chambers & Partners 2021

"Despite lacking the resources of some of the larger firms in the ranking, Geldards LLP's five-strong team punches above its weight and regularly handles cases of the utmost severity. "

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant, Wales, Legal 500 2022

"The team are very positive, always well prepared and well resourced."

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant, Chambers & Partners UK 2022

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