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GP negligence

A GP is someone you should be able to trust. They’re your first port of call if you’re feeling unwell. And when you visit the GP’s surgery, you expect them to uphold their professional ‘duty of care’ and protect your wellbeing. In fact, according to a recent survey, 95% of UK patients said they had confidence in their family doctor.

But sometimes, they do make mistakes. Signs may be missed, symptoms overlooked. And if you’ve suffered due to the action or inaction of your GP, you could be entitled to claim for GP negligence. To discuss your case with our team of experts, just give us a call on 0800 110 5888.

‘No win no fee’ GP negligence claims

For several reasons, you may have reservations about making a GP negligence claim. Perhaps you’ve had the same GP for a long time and are worried it will affect their career? Maybe you’re concerned about your future treatment? Or don’t feel you have the time or energy to start a legal case?

Whatever the reason, we understand it’s a big decision. But GP negligence can have significant long-term consequences for you and your family – physically, emotionally, and financially. If you’ve endured any form of pain or suffering due to the malpractice of a doctor, it’s only right that you seek compensation. And we’re here to make the process as smooth and simple as possible.

From assessing your eligibility to negotiating a suitable settlement, our specialist GP negligence solicitors can take care of the full claims process on your behalf. All work will be completed on a ‘no win no fee’ basis, so there’s no need to worry about the cost. And whilst we oversee the complex legal aspects of the claim, you can focus on what truly matters – your recovery.

There will be zero hassle and zero financial risk. And we guarantee, your GP will not be personally affected.


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What type of GP negligence can I claim for?

Experiences of GP negligence can vary greatly in terms of their severity, from the doctor not taking your symptoms seriously enough to prescribing the wrong – potentially dangerous – medication.

As a general term, it refers to any instance in which a GP has failed to comply with the guidelines set by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE). And here at Injury Lawyers Direct, we can assist with a diverse range of GP negligence compensation claims, including (but not limited to):

  • accidents caused by a GP (e.g. being cut by a needle)
  • failure to consider your medical history
  • failure to investigate symptoms
  • incorrect diagnosis or prolonged illness
  • incorrect treatments or prescriptions
  • failure to refer you for tests or specialist care
  • failure to act upon test results
  • poor record-keeping

Not only are we leading medical negligence solicitors, we have access to a sub-team of consultant insurers, barristers and medics – who are all at the top of their field and extremely experienced in this area. So even if your specific experience isn’t listed above, that shouldn’t be a problem.

What’s more, it doesn’t matter if the negligence occurred at an NHS or private GP surgery. If their actions have caused suffering, any doctor can be held responsible for GP malpractice – and the chances are, you will be eligible for compensation. So it’s worth contacting our specialists.

Begin your GP negligence claim today

To find out more about making a claim, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We’re always on hand and happy to help. And after a quick chat about the circumstances of your GP negligence case, we can advise on your eligibility and the likelihood of your success – should you decide to go ahead.

We’ll never try to influence your decision or push you into starting the claims process. That’s entirely up to you. Our solicitors are simply here to lend a helping hand if you want it. And only once you’re 100% sure, will we move forward with proceedings and start to gather the necessary evidence.

So, what do you have to lose? If you think you could be entitled to GP negligence compensation, either give us a call on 0800 110 5888 for a free consultation or fill out our online contact form and we’ll get back to you. By applying our expertise, we can achieve the best results and get the financial justice you deserve.