Nerve damage claims

Reviewed by
Peter Rigby, Director of Medical Neglience

We've got your nerve damage claim covered

Nerve damage can sometimes be the result of a medical error during surgery or through incorrect usage of a needle. If damage has affected the brain or spinal cord, it could have a significant impact on the affected individual’s quality of life. As our nerves are so fragile and so crucial to our daily lives, injuries can often be permanent and can have lasting effects. Damage to the nerves can be complex and so can the treatment since there is no one generalised treatment

Our experienced team of solicitors have dealt with many nerve damage incidents which were caused by medical negligence, so we understand the stresses and concerns that you may be dealing with. Suffering a nerve damage injury due to a medical mistake can be devastating for all involved. We are here to ease that stress as much as we can and try to achieve the best possible outcome for you and your loved ones.

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What is a nerve damage compensation claim?

Nerve damage compensation claims can arise when injury or damage occurs when a medical professional such as a neurosurgeon negligently performs surgery or a doctor misdiagnoses a condition which leads to the worsening of your injury or illness.

If a medical professional failed to provide adequate treatment, you may be able to make a claim for nerve damage compensation. Our experts are here to help you assess whether you have suffered due to the negligence of medical staff or if the standard of care was inadequate. If we believe that you have a claim, we can then assess your needs and outline compensation including any additional treatments or rehabilitation.

We can cover your nerve damage claim on a No Win, No Fee basis which means that you won’t have to pay any legal fees if your case is unsuccessful.

Types of nerve damage compensation claims

Nerve damage can occur due to medical errors during surgery or medical and clinical procedures such as through injections. We have successfully represented many nerve damage cases, including:

  • Hip replacement and knee replacement surgeries where nerves have been severed
  • Hernia surgery damage to inguinal and genitofemoral nerve
  • Nerve damage from tumour removal surgery
  • Medication prescribed or administered without warnings of nerve damage risk
  • Spinal cord injury by caudal epidural and facet joint injection
  • Median nerve damage or radial nerve damage inflicted while taking blood from the arm
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Georgia Briscoe

Georgia Briscoe
Director of Legal Strategy and Transformation

Georgia is one of our Directors of Medical Negligence and has an impressive wealth of knowledge. She has over 15 years of legal experience and is responsible for overseeing the whole medical negligence team.

Georgia prides herself on the development of her team and aims to ensure that everyone in the department shares the same passion, tenacity and drive to get the best possible result for the injured patient.

Georgia is in charge of the day to day operational running of our largest medical negligence department, working hard to ensure a self-sustainable future for the team. Georgia is heavily involved in developing Fletchers’ nationwide reputation as medical negligence experts, alongside ensuring that all of our cases are dealt with the utmost efficiency and professionalism.

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Patient Claim Line was established in 2014 and consists of a team of medical lawyers specialising in medical negligence and misdiagnosis claims.

At Patient Claim Line we have more than 100 solicitors with combined experience of over 400 years and they will work on your behalf to achieve the best result possible for you.

It's not enough to use a solicitor who sometimes covers medical negligence. You need someone who knows this area through and through. That is what the solicitors here at Patient Claim Line do. They deal exclusively in this area of law and are experts in the field.


Meet the team

Georgia Briscoe

Georgia Briscoe
Director of Legal Strategy and Transformation

Georgia is one of our Directors of Medical Negligence and has an impressive wealth of knowledge. She has over 15 years of legal experience and is responsible for overseeing the whole medical negligence team.

Georgia prides herself on the development of her team and aims to ensure that everyone in the department shares the same passion, tenacity and drive to get the best possible result for the injured patient.

Georgia is in charge of the day to day operational running of our largest medical negligence department, working hard to ensure a self-sustainable future for the team. Georgia is heavily involved in developing Fletchers’ nationwide reputation as medical negligence experts, alongside ensuring that all of our cases are dealt with the utmost efficiency and professionalism.

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Bilal Qasim

Bilal Qasim
Team Leader/Senior Solicitor

Having joined Patient Claim Line in 2017, Bilal is a Clinical Negligence Solicitor with extensive experience in the medical negligence field. He has recently qualified as an internationally and nationally accredited mediator, recognised by the Civil Mediation Council, International Mediation Institute and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Bilal has been recognised for his excellent client work, having received the ‘Customer Award’ at our annual awards evening.

Having had continuous exposure to medical negligence claims throughout his career, Bilal has developed a large skillset, enabling him to bring matters to time-efficient, amicable solutions. Bilal completes a formal assessment of each case and strategically plans the progression of the case, ensuring all cases within his team run smoothly and that our customers receive the justice they deserve.

Bilal was also the recipient of the Customer Feedback Champion award in 2019.

 

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Jennifer Argent

Jennifer Argent
Medical Negligence Solicitor

Jennifer joined the team in 2018 with a wealth of experience of working in Medical Negligence in several firms across the North of England. As a Solicitor, Jennifer has an in-depth knowledge of the law and a recognition of the suffering that customers have already been through and the support that they may need through their claim. She works efficiently to achieve the best outcome for her customers. She has a wide range of experience within Medical Negligence and has particular expertise in delayed diagnoses of cancer, shoulder and eye injuries.

 

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Kate Goodman

Kate Goodman
Senior Litigation Executive

Admitted to the roll of Solicitors in 2016, Kate is a Senior Litigation Executive at Patient Claim Line. She handles cases through to settlement or issuing. Within the team she is responsible for corresponding with customers and experts to ensure cases are conducted in a proactive and effective manner. Kate provides support and guidance to the team to deliver an outstanding service to our customers.

 

 

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Sarah's Story

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My husband, Nick, went back and forth to the doctors for a long time and tried everything the doctor recommended. But his illness got worse, to the point that he was in agony.

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