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Clinical Negligence

If you or someone you know has been impacted by clinical negligence, you’ll want to confide in an expert you can trust. You can rely on us to provide the support and advice you need at a very difficult time.

Specialist clinical negligence solicitors

An injury caused by medical or clinical negligence can have a serious impact on your life and the life of your family. The last thing you expect when visiting your hospital or health practice is to suffer an injury, misdiagnosis or mistake. If you are given negligent medical treatment by a doctor or health professional, you have the right to recompense.

Compensation could include replacing your lost earnings, or providing care or additional medical treatment. If the worst does happen, you’ll want to confide in an expert you can trust. You can rely on us to provide the support and advice you need at a very difficult time. We understand that every case is different and we have been successful in working with many clients in various circumstances to bring them the maximum compensation they deserve.

Clinical negligence legal advice and services

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Why choose us?

Our specialists work exclusively in this field, having developed vast knowledge and experience in clinical negligence claims.

This means we can handle your claim in a sensitive manner, providing tailored legal advice to suit your specific needs. We will work tirelessly to provide you with the compensation you deserve to allow your life, and that of your family, to be as comfortable as possible.

  • Our experienced team have advised clients on clinical negligence claims for over 20 years and we have a national reputation and have many successful claims every year
  • You will find our clinical negligence lawyers friendly, sympathetic and approachable
  • You can choose the best way to fund your claim, including insurance and conditional fee arrangements (“no win – no fee”)
  • Our caring, considerate lawyers will listen to your needs and explain the process in plain English
  • Lawyers accredited by the Law Society as clinical negligence specialists
  • Members of the Action against Medical Accidents Panel (AvMA)
  • Members of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers)
  • Members of the Brain Injury Group – a specialist network of brain injury solicitors and support services for brain injury survivors and their families

Over the years we have dealt with a wide range of medical negligence claims specialising in birth injuries such as cerebral palsy, and in spinal or brain injuries, including cauda equina. Should you need assistance with inquests and claims, where someone has died as a result of substandard medical care, we can also help.

Supporting APIL's Rebuilding Shattered Lives campaign

Freeths have been long-term members and supporters of APIL over the years and are proud to support their Rebuilding Shattered Lives campaign.

‘Rebuilding Shattered Lives’ tells the real story of personal injury and of people who need expert support to help them build brighter futures.

Our accreditations

We are celebrating another year of accreditations and rankings.

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  • "Freeths has been amazing dealing with my complicated medical negligence case. They have an incredible team of lawyers who are competent, professio...

    The Legal 500, 2024

  • "Well organised team with a varied caseload within this area of specialism. Not afraid of difficult cases which they fight tenaciously to get a goo...

    The Legal 500, 2024

  • "I have worked with many of the junior lawyers who appear very confident and well supported. There is a strong sense of confidence with Freeths. Th...

    The Legal 500, 2024

  • “At every stage in the process, they're very professional and their knowledge seemingly knows no bounds.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “The team at Freeths provides great support and expertise.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “The firm provides a uniformly good service to its clients.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • "Freeths has a great clinical negligence pedigree. Their lawyers are pragmatic and sensible. They rarely pursue weak cases/or argue weak points. Th...

    The Legal 500, 2023

  • “It's an excellent legal team with partners who are clearly very supportive of their junior staff. The firm is very outward-looking, supportive and...

    Chambers & Partners, 2023

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Carolyn Lowe

Partner & Head of Clinical Negligence for the South

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Karen Reynolds

Partner & Head of Clinical Negligence for Derby, West Midlands & North West

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Jane Williams

Partner, Head of Medical Negligence, East Midlands & North East

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