Child / Paediatric Medical Negligence

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

Paediatrics is a specialist area of medicine focused on children’s medical care and treatment. In most cases, paediatricians and other medical professionals in the NHS and private medical practices provide excellent care. However, things can go wrong and in some cases negligent medical care can result in devastating, life-changing consequences for children and their families.

If your baby or child has suffered because of paediatric negligence, our specialist medical (clinical) negligence solicitors can provide expert advice and guidance on making a medical negligence 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.

Medical Negligence Claims Involving Children

Our highly skilled medical negligence team has extensive experience in dealing with all aspects of children’s medicine, including cases involving failings during pregnancy and childbirth. For more information, please see our Pregnancy and Childbirth page.

We offer advice and guidance in paediatric claims including, but not limited to:

  • Birth injuries
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Erb’s palsy
  • Brain and spinal injury
  • General medicine
  • Delay in diagnosis or misdiagnosis
  • Failure to identify and quickly treat symptoms of life-threatening illnesses such as meningitis
  • Missed or delayed diagnosis of cancer and other life-threatening illnesses

Regardless of the severity of your child’s injury or medical condition, if you believe it is as a result of negligent or inappropriate medical treatment or diagnosis, you may be able to make a medical negligence compensation claim.

Furthermore, if you believe you have a claim concerning the death of a child, we have the specialist expertise and experience to help families in these traumatic circumstances.

For further advice and guidance on making a claim, please contact our medical negligence team for a free no-obligation enquiry.

We are committed to providing a sensitive and personalised service, fighting for your rights every step of the way.

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*.

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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Medical Negligence Specialists – Bridge McFarland LLP 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.

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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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