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Paul McNeil, Head of Personal Injury and Medical Negligence
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
Browse our recent orthopaedic surgery negligence cases.
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