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Orthopaedic surgery claims

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

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

Our specialist medical negligence solicitors are widely experienced in orthopaedic negligence, successfully recovering compensation for victims of poor treatment.

Orthopaedics refers to the bones, muscles and joints of the body, with doctors generally treating patients suffering bone fractures or performing joint replacement or ligament reconstruction surgery.

Orthopaedics Negligence Claims

Orthopaedic claims involve a range of personal injuries, from diagnosing a broken arm to performing hip replacement surgery. Our main areas of speciality include claims involving:

  • hand, shoulder and elbow surgery
  • joint reconstruction
  • paediatric orthopaedics
  • foot and ankle surgery
  • back and spine surgery
  • musculoskeletal oncology
  • surgical sports medicine
  • orthopaedic trauma

Orthopaedics negligence claims we've settled

Medical mistakes by orthopaedic doctor unfortunately are fairly common. Problems include:

  • Delay in diagnosis of fracture
  • Problems arising during hip, knee or elbow replacement
  • Wrong site surgery
  • Lack of consent to surgery
  • Post-operative infection
  • Delay in diagnosis of congenital hip dysplasia/developmental hip dysplasia
  • Equipment malfunction
  • Nerve damage
  • Incorrect size of prosthesis

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.