What is medical negligence
Medical Negligence

What is medical negligence?

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Medical negligence, also known as clinical negligence or medical malpractice, occurs when healthcare professionals do not meet the expected standards of care set by the medical community.

Although our healthcare workers strive valiantly to ensure our well-being, human errors do occur.

The human element in healthcare

These errors can have severe consequences, including injuries or even fatalities.

Recognising the possibility of such errors is the first step toward addressing and mitigating them effectively. The next several steps usually involve medical negligence litigation.

The complexities of medical negligence claims in Ireland

Medical negligence claims are inherently complex and can extend over several years. If you believe your harm results from a healthcare provider’s negligence, pursuing a claim is your right.

These claims not only seek justice but can also drive systemic changes in the healthcare system, enhancing safety for future patients.

To learn more about how this is so, read: The wider societal impact of medical negligence litigation.

Selecting a specialist medical negligence solicitor in Ireland

Given the complexities involved, choosing the right solicitor is critical.

A solicitor with a strong track record in medical negligence cases can provide the necessary expertise and guidance. At Augustus Cullen Law, we recommend looking for solicitors who offer detailed case studies and client testimonials to ensure they have the required experience.

You can browse our own catalogue of case studies at Medical Negligence Success Stories.

Why choose Augustus Cullen Law for your medical negligence claim?

At Augustus Cullen Law, we are committed to advocating for those let down by the medical system. Our dedicated team of experts specialises in securing justice and compensation for our clients, ensuring they receive the support needed to address the harm suffered.

Our approach is tailored to remove as much stress from the claims process as possible, allowing you to focus on recovery.

Arrange an appointment with a clinical negligence claims expert

If you believe you have experienced medical negligence within the last two years, Augustus Cullen Law can help. Contact us for a free exploratory discussion or visit Medical Negligence Claims to learn more about our services.

In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.


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