Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Josiah Hincks Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence specialists are committed to providing a professional and efficient service. Our experienced lawyers have the knowledge to deal with all legal complexities that can arise from personal injury or clinical negligence matters.  Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence is a highly specialised area of law, and our specialist lawyers have recovered hundreds of thousands of pounds for victims.

Our Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence Team

How we can help

At Josiah Hincks we have a specialist team headed by Vickki Ridgway and can help you with the following:

Within personal injury, we act for individuals and the families of those injured as a result

Clinical negligence can happen in a number of places and may involve private or NHS treatment. Hospital doctors, nurses, GPs and dentists can make negligent errors causing injury to their patients. We, therefore, act for individuals covering:

  • Cancer Claims – delay in diagnosis
  • Accident and Emergency Compensation Claims
  • Dental Negligence
  • Misdiagnosis and mismanagement
  • Mis-prescription and Drug Overdose
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Surgical Errors

At a time of uncertainty and emotional distress, we do our best to make our clients’ lives easier. We can arrange meetings at a time and place convenient to you.

Call us now or fill in our Contact Sheet and we will email a fee estimate to you so you know our fixed legal cost and all the potential additional costs you may incur in your property sale and/or purchase.

In legal terms, personal injury / clinical negligence is when an injury is caused to someone’s person – either physically or mentally – as opposed to their property.

A personal injury can occur as a result of road accidents, accidents in the workplace, exposure to harmful substances or medical negligence. They can also be caused by assaults, slips and trips in public places or even faulty goods and dangerous equipment or negligent errors by a professional medical expert causing injury to their patients. They can also include psychological injury or illness.

In the UK, if you suffer from personal injury / clinical negligence that was someone else’s fault, it is possible to appoint a specialist lawyer to investigate whether you can make a claim for personal injury / clinical negligence compensation.

The claim seeks to recover financial compensation from those responsible, through the legal process. Making a claim helps to secure compensation to cover financial losses incurred as a result of negligence, accident, illness or injury.

Anyone who has sustained an injury in the last three years that wasn’t their fault should speak to personal injury / clinical negligence solicitors to find out if they may have a claim. You must be over 18, or have a friend or family member of that age able to speak on your behalf.  There are special rules applicable to under 18s who are injured and those who lack capacity to deal with their own affairs.

Any personal injury / clinical negligence claim must be made within three years of the incident or the injury developing. There are some exceptions to that rule though, so we recommend you contact us for professional advice.

There are various ways  in which you can fund a claim, which will depend upon the incident you have been involved in and any existing methods of funding you may have available to you. For the most accurate and up to date information on funding claims please call our Personal Injury Specialists.

If you’d like to have a no obligation initial conversation about making a personal injury or clinical negligence claim, then please contact one of the team.

Why choose our personal injury lawyers?

Why choose us? 

We recognise that a large proportion of our work comes from recommendations and satisfied clients therefore for our aim is to give the maximum level of added value service at competitive rates. We accept we may not be the cheapest but we pride ourselves on the quality of service.

We provide clear and concise advice and ensure you are kept fully appraised throughout the transaction. 98% of our clients would recommend Josiah Hincks to friends, family and contacts.

We will take great care in listening to your needs, to ensure you are supported through your case by a lawyer with the right experience and approach to suit you.

We will support you and guide you throughout your case, so that you can be confident of achieving the outcome you want, receiving early financial assistance and professional expert advice. We want to make you feel like you’re our only client.

In 2018 Josiah Hincks was recognised by the Leicestershire Law Society as Small Law Firm of the year 2018.  This award reflects the excellent service our staff offer its clients and brings assurance to those clients working with us that we strive for excellence in all we do.

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