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Cardiac surgery claims

If you or your family have suffered a serious injury as a result of negligent cardiac surgery, our team of expert medical negligence solicitors can help you pursue a claim for compensation.

To speak with one of our cardiac surgery negligence experts call 0800 358 3848 or complete our online enquiry form.

Our medical negligence solicitors have specialist experience in cardiac negligence claims. Our experienced team has won many cardiac-related cases recovering substantial damages for our clients on a 'no win, no fee' basis.

What is a Cardiac Negligence

The term cardiac simply means 'related to the heart' and cardiology refers to dealing with disorders of the heart.

Common conditions include:
  • high blood pressure (hypertension)
  • ischaemic heart disease, including angina and heart attacks (myocardial infarction)
  • abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias)
  • left heart failure (pulmonary oedema)

The majority of heart/cardiac operations in the UK are successful but sometimes things do go wrong and mistakes can have devastating effects.

We have won cardiac negligence claims in instances where:
  • a heart attack was misdiagnosed, usually as gastritis/indigestion
  • a delay in adequate treatment of high blood pressure caused injuries
  • a failure to treat heart failure properly caused injuries
  • failure to manage an arrhythmia appropriately, including following a cardiac arrest

Mistakes can be serious leading to brain damage, other serious injury and, on occasion, death.

Why choose Fieldfisher's medical negligence team?

Settlements

We achieve record damages for people suffering serious injury following medical negligence. Last year, we recovered more than £200m in compensation claims.

Experience

We have more than 30 years' experience pursuing claims for people injured by medical negligence, clinical negligence, medical accidents and medical mistakes.

Recognised

We are ranked top tier in leading legal directories and regularly recognised in industry awards. We are accredited by APIL, panel members of AvMA and members of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel.

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Contact us

For a free, no obligation call with one of our medical negligence experts, please dial 0800 358 3848 or complete our online enquiry form.