Gynaecology Claims

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

Gynaecology is a specialised branch of medicine that focuses on the female reproductive system. It deals with a wide range of issues relating to women’s health including pregnancy, childbirth, menstruation and menopause.

Gynaecology injuries sustained when a doctor fails to diagnose or treat an underlying condition can lead to devastating consequences for the patient.

If you or a loved one have suffered because of failings in your medical care, our specialist medical negligence team can help.

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. 

Helping Victims of Gynaecology Negligence

There are various types of gynaecology claims including:

  • delay in diagnosis of ovarian cancer
  • failed contraception / abortion / sterilisation
  • perforation of the uterus, bowel or bladder during surgery
  • birth related injuries (including episiotomies)
  • retained swabs or instruments
  • infertility as a result of treatment errors

Gynaecology negligence can also arise from a medical professional’s failure to fully inform the patient about the risks and benefits of the proposed treatment (informed consent).

In the majority of cases gynaecologists provide a high standard of medical care but sometimes things go wrong. Patients should be able to trust their medical professional to provide them with adequate care and treatment. When things don’t go right it can lead to long-term physical and emotional damage.

Time limits play a crucial role in determining the eligibility of a compensation claim. Therefore, if you believe that you have suffered harm due to the negligence of a gynaecologist or other healthcare professional it is essential that you seek legal advice as soon as possible. In England, Scotland and Wales there is generally a three-year time limit from the date of the negligence or the date when you became aware of the injury or illness caused by negligence; whichever is later. However, there are some exceptions to this rule and it is best to consult a solicitor to understand how this might apply to your case.

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Gynaecology Negligence Solicitors

Our highly experienced medical negligence solicitors have the specialist expertise necessary to handle complex matters, conducting your case with the utmost care and sensitivity.

By seeking legal advice promptly you give yourself the best chance of receiving the compensation and answers you deserve.

Medical Negligence Specialists – Bridge McFarland LLP

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We work with clients nationwide

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Our in-house Doctor reviews every case

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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