Blood clots can occur as a result of various health issues or negligence causing the sufferer pain, physical damage and the physical appearance of the affected area unfavourable.
If you’ve acquired a blood clot and believe that the damage was a result of poor medical care or negligence than it’s possible that you’re entitled to compensation.
You’re eligible to file a compensation claim if you’re suffering (or have suffered) a blood clot as a result of medical negligence. Contact your leading personal injury solicitors, Tylers Solicitors today and gain a deeper knowledge on your rights in regards to medical negligence. Our experienced, academic clinical negligence lawyers can assist you in your compensation claim and support you in receiving the money you rightly deserve.
Common Causes of Blood Clot Injuries…
Blood clots often occur when improper preventative measures are imposed during medical care and treatment.
Blood clotting can be simply avoided using a blood anticoagulant during the surgery, or providing anti-deep vein thrombosis stockings. If, during your medical care, you we’re not provided with these mandatory care products and have suffered an injury as a result, you may be entitled to compensation: contact Tylers Solicitors now to learn more.
Sometimes, blood clots occur when risk factors have not been administered by your medical care staff. For example if you’ve suffered a leg injury and you’re legs plastered in a cast, and haven’t been educated in proper care procedures, suffering from blood clot injuries as a result, there’s a chance you’d be entitled compensation for injuries of this nature.
Please be aware, blood clot injuries and circumstances differ from person to person, if you’re circumstances are different, discuss them with your leading medical negligence professional solicitors today and let us, here at Tylers Solicitors support you in making a claim and receiving the compensation you rightly deserve.
Common blood clot injury circumstances:
When suffering from a blood clot injury, the injuries have a tendency to be a result of the following:
- Pelvic surgery
- Leg injuries
- Plaster casts
- Long distance travel
- Child birth
How much compensation can you claim for a Blood Clot injury?
The amount of compensation to claim is decided according to the nature and severity of the problems caused in regard to your blood clot injury. The court also considers your lost earnings and direct expenses when calculating the amount of compensation you will receive.
If your mobility is permanently impaired putting a detrimental effect on your ability to earn a living and effecting your potential future earnings then the amount of compensation will again, be calculated against this detrimental factor.
How to tell the symptoms and how to get diagnosed?
Blood clots can be a serious condition carrying some clearly noticeable symptoms which include:
- Swelling of the affected area
- Discolouring of the skin (usually turning blue or red in colour)
- Shortness of breath (coming on suddenly or developing gradually)
- Restricted blood flow
- Tissue damage
It’s important, if you administer any of the above symptoms, you seek medical advice immediately as untreated blood clots may lead to deep vein thrombosis causing issues in the heart and lungs or causing organ damage or failure.
Are you a ‘No Win, No Fee’ Blood Clot injury compensation claims solicitor?
Here at Tylers Solicitors; our personal injury lawyers are experienced in handling medical negligence cases on a completely no win no fee basis.
With our support here at Tylers Solicitors we ensure your claim is handled professionally and competently while charging fair costs for the highly skilled services we deliver to our clients.
Also, access to legal redress is open for all regardless of their ability to pay. If you have any questions regarding payment costs, please; contact our team today who will be able to any questions you may have in regard to claims and payment procedures.
Where can I find out more information about Blood Clot injuries?
For more information surrounding blood clot injury claims, you can contact Tylers Solicitors now and learn more about your compensation claim including the likely reward you’ll receive, how long a claim of this nature may take and any payment enquiries you might have.
Alternatively, you can also contact your local citizens advice bureau or medical professionals at your local surgery practice or hospital who will be able to provide limited knowledge regarding your claim and circumstances.
When filing a compensation complaint in regard to a blood clot injury you’re entitled to make a claim within 3 years of diagnosis from a medical professional although the sooner you file your compensation claim, the better.
It’s important, when proceeding with a compensation claim for blood clots; you collate as much evidence as possible in order to strengthen your case. For more information in regard to valid evidence, contact us here at Tylers Solicitors today who can advise you on the best course of action. (alternatively, read on for more details)
How to make a Blood Clot injury compensation claim
The first priority in case of such an injury is to ensure your safety and a proper blood flow by getting an immediate treatment to prevent further damage. Once your health is ensured, you can begin with the process of making a compensation claim.
You need to gather supporting evidence including eyewitness accounts, official reports or statements from medical professionals attesting your poor treatment.
Its advisable that you try to record the names of the professionals who treated you along with the incident time so this information can be cross referenced if need be. Our clinical negligence specialist solicitors work together with independent medical experts in order to accurately assess your case. We will pursue a compensation claim recognising your suffering as well as its effects on your social, personal and professional life.
How long until I can claim compensation for a Blood Clot injury?
There is a 3 year time limit for making a claim after becoming aware of the clinical negligence you’ve suffered. However, if the victim is under 18, the three year limit applies from their 18th birthday. Also, if the injured person suffers from a any mental illness, they’re eligible to make a claim up to three years following their recovery from this particular illness.
According to the decision of the judge, if a claim merits it, then the rules may be waived on time limits and the judge can allow the case to proceed. This is dependant on mitigating circumstances and should not be relied upon as there’s no guarantee you will be permitted extra time to file your compensation complaint.
If you’re suffering from a blood clot injury due to the negligence of a medical department following medical care, contact us for a consultation with our lawyers who specialise in medical negligence cases.
Our legal team and expert negligence professionals collectively have a wealth of experience in handling clinical negligence compensation claims and helping our clients get the compensation they deserve and the correct care as soon as possible.