GP Claims

General Practitioner (GP) Claims Solicitors in Dublin & Ireland

Your GP is an important gatekeeper to vital medical care. When negligence occurs, it can be devastating.

If you believe that your GP has behaved negligently and you have suffered as a result, you might be entitled to compensation.

Contact us today to speak with an expert.

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GP Claims & Compensation

A General Practitioner (GP) will generally have a life-long and trusted relationship with the patient and is most often the doctor to whom a patient first attends in order to assess a problem. Your GP assesses a wide variety of problems and based on their knowledge, skill and experience, you rely upon them to decide whether it is necessary to refer a patient for specialist help. 

What is GP negligence?

As with all areas of clinical negligence, delay or failure to refer can have devastating, long-lasting consequences for a patient and can unfortunately sometimes be catastrophic with life-changing outcomes.

GP negligence is a situation where a GP fails to provide a reasonable standard of care, resulting in harm or injury to the patient.

GP negligence can include:

  • Misdiagnosis.
  • Failure to diagnose. For example, possible strokes/brain haemorrhages.
  • Failure to refer to specialists for investigation or treatment.
  • Failure to refer urgently, for example in the case of meningitis or cardiac arrest.
  • Prescribing incorrect medications or dosages.

Patients who have been harmed as a result of GP negligence may be entitled to compensation and should seek legal advice from a specialist medical negligence solicitor.

We are a leading firm of GP negligence solicitors with offices in Dublin, Wicklow & Wexford

Our unwavering dedication to our clients is at the core of our legal practice. We strongly believe in prioritising our clients’ interests and work tirelessly to deliver the desired outcomes when GP negligence occurs. Our success stems from our persistent efforts, pursuit of excellence, and firm commitment to serving you, our valued client.

We are committed to and not afraid of fighting meritorious cases no matter how difficult and complex.

Our team of GP negligence experts will work tirelessly to secure the necessary compensation for your:

  • Pain and suffering.
  • Professional care and assistive technologies if needed.
  • Ongoing medical care and rehabilitation.

This is not an exhaustive list. We will fight to get you compensation for all the expenses you need to live comfortably and independently.

Why choose Augustus Cullen Law’s GP negligence Solicitors?

With years of experience representing individuals and families in claims involving negligence on the part of a GP, we have earned a reputation for professionalism and empathy.

Augustus Cullen Law has a proven track record of successfully representing patients and their loved ones in a variety of medical malpractice cases. We understand that these cases can be complex and time-consuming, but we are committed to investigating every aspect of your claim and providing you with expert guidance every step of the way.

The GP negligence claims process in Ireland

Throughout the process, your solicitor will keep you informed and act in your best interests. As clinical negligence cases can be intricate and lengthy, each case is unique. Nevertheless, we assure you that your solicitor will investigate every facet of your claim and take the appropriate actions to progress your claim.

If you would like to know more about the process, read: The medical negligence claims process.

Speak with a GP negligence claims solicitor today

If you or a loved one suffered as a result of GP negligence and need advice, Contact Us for an initial chat with an expert.

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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