No Win No Fee Medical Negligence Claims – How to Successfully Claim

Anyone who’s been a victim of medical negligence may have to endure a period of time without an income. For this reason claiming compensation is imperative. After all, financial commitments don’t suddenly cease just because you’re unable to work.

If you’re considering making a claim for compensation, you need to understand that there is a right and a wrong way to approach this. Any claim can be a very complicated process. From the initial conversation with a solicitor to a date in court there is a specific process. Here’s how to successfully claim against a case of medical negligence.

How to Prepare Your Claim

First things first, hire a reputable solicitor with comprehensive understanding of both legal and medical standpoints. Given the complexity of medical negligence claims, it’s paramount that you get the right help. This means appointing the right legal representation.

What to Consider

One of the more obvious and important factors in making a successful claim is your solicitor. The appointed representative will be at the forefront of the entire process, representing you in court and managing all paperwork, including any documentation post proceeding.

As with any service, cost will always be a factor. All of us seek the best prices when selecting a service or product, however this shouldn’t be your sole consideration. Employing an experienced solicitor will increase your chances of a successful claim. Don’t merely choose the legal representation with the cheapest fees, choose the one that you feel will best represent your case.


No Win, No Fee 

Following on from our previous points, it’s important that you understand any payment structures. Some solicitors charge hourly rates and others or fixed-fees for their services. The drawback of these payment structures is that they are not an accurate representation of whether your claim will be successful or not. Most reputable solicitors will offer a no win, no fee payment structure.

This is seen as a very attractive option for those seeking to make a medical negligence claim, after all it is in the solicitors’ financial interest to ensure that your claim is successful.

If you’re considering making a medical negligence claim and would like to learn more about the process, feel free to get in touch.