Brain Injury & Brain Damage

When things don’t go right, we are here to get you the answers you deserve.

Brain injuries or brain damage can be temporary or permanent. The effects can be mild or catastrophic and are almost always life changing for patients and their families. Brain injuries can cause cognitive impairment (when a person has trouble remembering, learning new things, concentrating, or making decisions that affect their everyday life) and / or physical disability.

Injuries to the brain often occur due to serious car accidents or accidents at work. Brain damage can also occur due to an illness or medical condition such as meningitis, a stroke, a brain aneurysm or sepsis. Unfortunately, brain damage / brain injuries can also be caused by medical negligence. This can be as a result of a delay in medical care being provided, failure to diagnose a condition or misdiagnosis of a condition. Children can also suffer brain injury as a result of a lack of oxygen to their brain during birth.  This can also be as a result of medical negligence. Whatever the cause, the injuries can be life-changing.

If you or a loved one think you have suffered a brain injury, our experienced medical (clinical) negligence specialists can advise whether you have a claim.

When things don’t go right with your medical treatement, we are here to help you get the answers you deserve and the compensation you need to get your life back on track.

Speak to us today about your medical negligence claim. Call us on 0800 987 8800 or make a free online enquiry here and we will contact you.

Brain Injury Compensation – How to make a claim.

We understand the severity of these injuries, the impact a brain injury can have on your quality of life and how distressing this can be for you and your loved ones. 

As medical negligence solicitors, our role is to obtain and consider your medical records, working closely with experienced medical experts to establish what happened in your case and whether your medical or surgical treatment was negligent. We will guide you through the process of making a claim, fighting for you to receive the compensation you deserve.

We know that clients worry about how much it will cost to pursue a medical negligence claim. We are obliged to provide you with information about all funding options that are available, and which would be the best option for you in line with the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct. Bridge McFarland LLP is able to offer all types of funding from legal aid to a ‘no win, no fee’ agreement*.

If you or a loved one have suffered a brain injury which you think has been caused by medical negligence, please contact our medical negligence team for a free no-obligation consultation.

Speak to us today about your medical negligence claim. Call us on 0800 987 8800 or make a free online enquiry here and we will contact you.

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Brain injuries caused by medical negligence

Medical professionals owe a duty of care to their patients and in most cases medical treatment will be of a high standard. Unfortunately, mistakes or poor levels of care can occur leading to catastrophic or fatal injuries.

Some of the common causes of brain injury as a result  of medical negligence are:

  • birth asphyxiation (lack of oxygen during birth)
  • lack of oxygen to the brain during surgery
  • misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis and treatment of a medical condition
  • overdose of medication
  • sepsis

If you or a family member has suffered a brain injury as a result of medical negligence you may be entitled to compensation.

Medical Negligence Specialists – Bridge McFarland LLP

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Medical Negligence Specialists – Bridge McFarland LLP 

medicalnegligence.co.uk is owned and operated by Bridge McFarland LLP, an established and nationally recognised law firm renowned for specialist expertise and experience in this complex area of law. With our determination and commitment to providing our clients with an exceptional standard of service, we have held the highly regarded Lexcel quality mark since June 2008. Many of our solicitors also hold the specialist Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation, a recognised quality standard for practitioners representing claimants in medical negligence matters.  

These accolades are only awarded to firms who have undergone regular rigorous and independent assessments.  

Personal Injury Specialists

If your brain injury was caused by an accident that wasn’t your fault, such as a road traffic accident, an accident at work or an accident in a public place, we understand how distressing this can be. At Bridge McFarland LLP, we have a team of highly skilled Personal Injury specialists who can guide you through the process and assess whether you are eligible to claim compensation for your injury.

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We offer no win, no fee funding to victims of medical negligence, to give you the peace of mind you need to investigate your claim.

With this agreement, if your case is unsuccessful you are not charged for your legal fees.

*Your funding eligibility will be assessed at your initial appointment and is subject to terms and conditions.

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