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Orthopaedic Claims

Supporting your clinical negligence claim

What is involved?

With an increasing number of orthopaedic injuries each year and over 70,000 hip fractures annually, hospitals are under pressure both to get the treatment right and to free up space quickly for the next patient. Unfortunately, things do not always go to plan – problems arising from orthopaedic treatment are on the rise.

Our solicitors have considerable experience in orthopaedic claims. They regularly deal with cases involving delay in diagnosis of fracture, problems arising during hip, knee or elbow replacement, wrong site surgery or lack of consent to surgery, post-operative infection, equipment malfunction, nerve damage, incorrect size of prosthesis, and delay in diagnosis of congenital hip dysplasia/developmental hip dysplasia.

As with most clinical negligence claims, problems arising from orthopaedic treatment are complicated by pre-existing medical problems or non-negligent injury that requires medical treatment.

Why choose Freeths?

  • You can get FREE initial telephone advice and a FREE first interview to discuss your needs
  • Our professional, empathetic lawyers are able to visit you at home if this is appropriate
  • We offer advice on funding your clinical negligence claim and have a successful track record

Freeths have helped a wide variety of people claim compensation for pain, suffering and loss of quality of life brought on by negligence.

We understand the frustration of a further injury that was not your fault, in addition to your original problem. To claim orthopaedic compensation, you will need to show that the treatment that you received was substandard and that this has had an adverse impact on your recovery.

Your life may continue to be affected by the negligence of a medical professional or orthopaedic surgeon long after the treatment or operation. Call us now to see how our orthopaedic negligence lawyers can help you.

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"Carolyn Lowe handles complex clinical negligence claims ranging from neonatal injuries and stillbirths to injuries suffered as a result of negligent orthopaedic surgery. Market sources say: ‘She does her job extremely well and makes everyone feel comfortable around each other’."


"We would recommend Freeths without hesitation and are indebted to them for everything they have done for us as a family.”

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