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Medical Negligence

Bolt Burdon Kemp have over 30 years experience in representing clients with medical negligence claims against NHS or private institutions, ranging from GP surgeries to specialist care centres in hospitals.

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What is Medical Negligence?

Clinical or medical negligence is when a doctor or healthcare professional provides substandard care which results in an injury, or causes an existing condition to get worse. It can occur when a medical professional fails to diagnose, fails to treat or even provides the wrong treatment to a patient. Negligence can happen at any stage in the care process, from diagnosis through to treatment and surgery.

Medical negligence claims can cover the following areas:

Why choose Bolt Burdon Kemp?

Medical negligence specialists

• Over 30 year experience
• National reputation
• Extensive legal knowledge and specialism
• Client focused

No win, no fee

If your claim is not successful, you may not have to pay any legal fees under a ‘no win no fee’ agreement.
Read our legal fees guide for more.

Rehabilitation & support services

We ensure you receive practical support to cope with the aftermath of medical negligence. We also recognise the importance of interim payments and early rehabilitation during the claim.

Coverage in England and Wales

We represent clients anywhere in the world who have been injured in England and Wales.

Highly recommended

We are highly recommended by the independent Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 guides.

The Legal 500 guide has described Bolt Burdon Kemp as an:

“excellent clinical negligence team” with “a superb level of technical knowledge” and “total dedication to every client”.

We also support charities that provide assistance to those with life changing injuries.

£70,000 settlement for rogue doctor’s negligence

Our client underwent a surgical procedure by rogue doctor Rod Irvine in 2006. During the operation, Irvine failed to repair bowel incisions, which caused further complications to our client. Irvine was already facing hundreds of claims from previous patients. However, we won the case and negotiated a settlement of £70,000.

Meet our Medical Negligence Team

Joshua Hughes
Head of Complex Injury
Hannah Travis
Associate – Part of the Medical Negligence Team
Ryan Harvey
Solicitor – Part of the Accident Claims Team
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  • Joshua and Ben dealt with me originally and they were great. They were very responsive and really good at pushing the other side and kept my case moving forwards. Charlotte then took over my case and she was also excellent. She was equally as responsive and effective in progressing my…
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  • We would like to take this opportunity to thank Hannah and Josh. We were so lucky to have found Bolt Burdon Kemp Solicitors. Hannah has been with us every step of the way, always being supportive, professional, sympathetic and compassionate. Keeping us updated with everything and has always been contactable…
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  • I was very impressed with the level of knowledge Josh had about my case. The level of service by both Joshua and Ryan was excellent.
  • Josh was lovely, very easy to talk to and deal with. Tracy was also really nice and I felt that they always knew who I was and what was going on in my case, it always felt like a really personal service.

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