If you have been injured by the treatment you received from a medical professional you may be entitled to claim compensation. Our medical negligence solicitors will be able to help you claim the compensation you deserve.
Medical negligence claims can be very complex. It is important to use a medical compensation specialist to help guide you through the legal process and ensure you get the compensation you deserve and are legally entitled to.
We are the largest law firm in Warwickshire, with a history spanning over 170 years. Our medical solicitors are ideally placed to offer the residents of Coventry the very best medical negligence advice.
We have a strong record in securing compensation for families in Coventry and Warwickshire, with cases from private healthcare providers, GPs, dentists and University Hospital in Coventry, Warwick Hospital and the Hospital of St Cross in Rugby.
Our team are specialists in medical negligence claims, with over 27 years experience, they have an unrivalled track record, and have worked on many reported medical negligence cases.
Our Head of Medical Negligence, Jeanette Whyman is a medical negligence solicitor with over 27 years’ experience. Jeanette has acted both for and against hospital trusts, giving her a unique insight into hospital practices and procedures. She now represents patients who are victims of medical negligence. Jeanette is an accredited member of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel. She is also recommended for her medical negligence expertise in Chambers UK and Legal 500 which both offer potential clients a guide to the legal profession.
Jeanette Whyman is an experienced practitioner with a caseload that includes neurological and obstetric claims. Sources highlight her as "very compassionate" and also note her “clear-headed attitude to cases.
You can make a medical claim against any medical professional who treated you, such as hospitals, doctors, GPs, midwives and dentists regardless of whether you have been treated privately or through the NHS.
The steps to your compensation:
Find out if you have a case
It costs nothing to contact us to see if you have a case.
Please call our specialist team. We guarantee you will speak directly to a legal professional for your free consultation, not a call handler. This is a no-obligation assessment of your case.
No win no fee
The majority of the cases we work on are on a no win no fee basis. This means there is no financial risk to you. We will discuss all your funding options with you before we agree to take on your case.
We will make an initial assessment of your case. We will be able to tell you if you are entitled to make a claim. At this stage, if you have a case, we will offer to take on the case on your behalf. By using medical negligence specialists, you are best placed to ensure your case is handled correctly and you receive the compensation you deserve.
To look at your case in more detail, we will need your medical records. This is to allow us to assess in more detail the merits of your claim. It also makes it possible to see what evidence we will need to gather to prove your case. Our legal team request all of your records for you and pay any charges.
Expert witnesses and evidence
Based on your medical records, we will know if we need to use an expert witness or witnesses to obtain independent evidence from other medical professionals, this is to strengthen and support your case by providing details of the impact on your life and the treatment you received.
Our legal are highly experienced. They will follow the claims process and send a letter of claim to the medical professional. At this point, they will negotiate to get the best outcome for your case. If a settlement cannot be reached, your claim may go to trial. In this case, all the evidence will be heard by a Judge, who will give a verdict and the compensation award.
Our team will ensure they pursue your claim to get you the justice and compensation you are entitled to. Your compensation will include general damages and special damages to cover your loss of earnings and any costs related to your treatment and rehabilitation. Your damages will also compensate you for your injuries and the impact on your day to day life.
Our medical negligence solicitors cover the whole of the UK including London, Manchester, Bristol and Leeds. We are most easily accessible for those in Warwickshire and the Midlands, including Coventry, Leamington, Nuneaton, Birmingham and Leicester.