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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

Ipek Tugcu
Senior Associate – Part of the Brain Injury Team
Felicity Cottle
Solicitor – Part of the Medical Negligence Team
Joshua Hughes
Head of Complex Injury
Evangeline Ashby
Trainee Solicitor – Part of the Medical Negligence Team
Meet the full team
  • Ipek Tugcu she was so helpful and very understanding in a very difficult time.
  • “Ipek and Suzanne... have been amazing, extremely empathetic and understanding...I was really amazed.”
  • I would like to take this opportunity to say how much my husband and I appreciated Ipek's professionalism, communication skills and, not least, the care and attention she devoted to my case every step along the way from its inception to its conclusion.
  • Ipek exceeded my expectations. The service I received from Bolt Burdon Kemp was absolutely excellent. I was always kept up to date with everything and was always informed about what the next steps were. All my questions were always answered without hesitation. I couldn't have hoped for a better or…

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