If you’re serving in the military and recently received medical treatment which was inadequate or resulted in further illness or injury, you could be eligible for military medical compensation.
Regardless of whether your original injury or illness was the result of a medical exercise, you will need to make a military medical negligence claim to win the compensation you deserve.
There are a number of reasons where military medical negligence may be relevant and you could claim compensation. These include;
o missing or lost medical records
o surgical errors which resulted in injury
o receiving inadequate medical attention, eg there was a failure to notice symptoms or to carry out appropriate tests [ click here for more about Military PTSD claims]
o misdiagnosis of any illness or an injury
o being prescribed the wrong medication
o being subject to improper procedures or defective medical products
How can I claim Military Medical Compensation?
If you think you have been the victim of medical negligence from UK armed forces medical personnel, it’s important to get specialist legal advice. Your claim needs to be made within 3 years from the incident, or you could lose your right to claim compensation entirely. So the sooner you contact a specialist medical negligence solicitor, the better.
To prove that your current condition down to the negligence of military medical staff, it’s likely that we will need a report from independent doctor to support your claim.
If you win the case, you will be awarded compensation. This is normally calculated by any loss of earnings, along with the extra costs which will have been incurred as a result of the incident.
Our team of specialist military compensation solicitors can guide you through the claims process and work with you to make it as stress-free as possible. As medical negligence cases involve strict time limits, a lawyer with experience of military medical compensation claims is best placed to help.
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