Medical Negligence Solicitors

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Georgia Briscoe, Director of Medical Neglience

The highest-rated medical negligence solicitors in Manchester

When you suffer medical negligence, the effects can be devastating. So, it can be comforting to have a local legal team on hand to support you with your claim. If you’re based in Manchester and have experienced unnecessary pain or suffering due to negligent care, then our friendly Manchester team can help. Our medical negligence specialists understand just how sensitive and complex these types of claims can be, and will guide you through the legal system with care and compassion.

What is medical negligence?

Medical negligence occurs when substandard care has been provided to a patient by a medical professional; resulting in further injury, illness, pain or suffering. This includes pre-existing conditions too, which may have been aggravated as a result of the negligent care. There are a number of instances where medical negligence can occur, including misdiagnosis, incorrect treatment, or surgical errors. If you received negligent treatment through an NHS Trust or a private facility in Manchester and you experienced avoidable pain or suffering, then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

For more information about medical negligence, read our medical negligence guide.

We’ve helped patients in Manchester since 2014

Since 2014, our specialist Manchester team has helped thousands of people get the help they deserve. Thanks to our friendly and straightforward approach, we can guide you through the process of making a claim to ensure your voice doesn’t go unheard. Our medical negligence experts can access your claim quickly over the phone, so you’ll know for sure if you have a claim or not. Our Manchester team are also experienced in dealing with both private and NHS hospitals across the city, so you can rest assured your legal claim is in the best hands.

No win no fee medical negligence advice

At Patient Claim Line, we operate on a ‘no win no fee’ basis. That means if you lose your case, you won’t have to pay any solicitor’s fees or costs. If you do have a successful claim however, then the costs will be covered by the losing party – you’ll only need to pay solicitor’s fees. At Patient Claim Line, we believe that everyone has the right to professional legal aid. Often legal fees can put people off from making a claim, so our ‘no win no fee’ agreement ensures that everyone can get the help they both need and deserve, at no extra cost.

Contact a solicitor that serves Manchester

With offices based in the heart of Manchester city centre, our friendly and local team are best placed to bring your claim against a Manchester NHS Trust or private clinic. Our experienced legal team are available to give advice over the phone at a time that suits you, to help you to progress your claim smoothly and efficiently. You can trust us to guide you through the legal process and offer support every step of the way.

Our Manchester solicitors are experienced in bringing claims against a number of local NHS trusts and clinics, including:

  • 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust
  • North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
  • Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
  •  Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospital Of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

Claim types covered

Our expert team have successfully settled cases across a number of different specialisms, including (but not limited to):

Why choose our expert medical negligence solicitors?

At Patient Claim Line, we have over 100 experienced solicitors at our disposal to help you make a claim. With a combined experience of more than 400 years across various medical negligence specialisms, we’re proud to work with the best legal minds in the business. Our customers are at the heart of every decision we make and we always approach every case with compassion and professionalism. And our customers appreciate our personable customer care too – it’s why we’ve been rated the best medical negligence solicitors on Trustpilot.

What our customers say

“Patient Claim Line were able to get that validation that I know Nick was desperately seeking. That letter that we got from the NHS saying ‘if we’d done more, your husband would still be alive today’ would have made the absolute world to him. He wanted someone to turn around and say ‘I’m sorry, we were wrong’.”


“I found working with Patient Claim Line really easy and pleasant. Having Patient Claim Line to call and say ‘I don’t really understand, could you explain this to me?’ was just brilliant. It’s been really difficult, but knowing that we’re dealing with people who understand the emotion behind the numbers has been amazing.”


– Patient Claim Line customer, Sarah Flay.

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Meet the team

Adrian Denson

Adrian Denson
Chief Legal Officer

Adrian joined us in December 2011 as Head of Serious Injury, leading the department through a period of significant growth, whilst working with customers following catastrophic and life changing events. In spring 2017, Adrian was appointed our Chief Legal Officer and oversees all of our legal teams, ensuring our customers are always at the heart of everything we do. Adrian has been named in the Legal 500 as one of the top 10 leading individuals for personal injury in the North West for the second year running.

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Georgia Briscoe

Georgia Briscoe
Director of Medical Negligence

Georgia is the Head 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. Within her role, Georgia ensures that all of our cases are dealt with the utmost efficiency and professionalism.

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Peter Rigby

Peter Rigby
Director of Medical Negligence Serious Injury

Peter is dedicated to supporting victims of catastrophic medical negligence injuries and endeavours to provide a clear and coherent approach to claims. He recognises the effects serious injuries can have and therefore ensures his customers’ need for support is met. Peter also has a vast amount of experience working with customers who have been injured abroad and is able to act under international law to provide the best outcomes.

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Christian Beadell

Christian Beadell
Head of Medical Negligence Fast Track

Christian is Head of Medical Negligence Fast Track at Fletchers and has specialised in clinical negligence claims since qualifying in 1997; having dealt with a wide variety of claims throughout his career. He is also featured in the Legal 500 as a recommended claimant solicitor in the North West.

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Sarah's Story

"Now we have peace of mind"

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.

In the end we got so desperate that we asked for a referral. The doctor was reluctant, so we had to consult a private hospital. That’s when we found out there was a tumour. It took years from the onset of his illness to finally start cancer treatment.

He used to be a man with a lot to live for, but in the end he was in so much pain that he withdrew from the family. He became angry that nobody had helped him sooner, and the legal team were able to give him the validation that he was desperately seeking. The NHS confirmed if they had done more, Nick would still be alive today.