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Clinical negligence

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Clinical negligence

An injury caused by medical or clinical negligence can have a serious impact on both your life and the life of your family. If the worst does happen, you'll want to confide in an expert you can trust and rely on to provide the support and advice you need at a very difficult time. This is where we can help you.

  • We have an experienced team of solicitors; the firm has been advising clients on clinical negligence claims for over 20 years.
  • Our solicitors are friendly, sympathetic and approachable.
  • Initial consultation is FREE of charge.
  • We have many successful claims every year.
  • We are able to offer a range of ways to fund your claim including legal aid and 'no win - no fee'.

Locations

Our experienced and caring lawyers operate out of our Oxford and Milton Keynes Offices.  This enables us to provide support and assistance to clients in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. 

Testimonial

"I will certainly recommend yourself and Freeths to anyone I know who has any legal issues with pleasure - you have made what was a difficult case in the end, so much more bearable! Many thanks once again for all your help and for the terrific outcome!"

Client testimonial

Why us?

We understand that every case is different and we have been successful in working with many clients with various circumstances to bring them the maximum compensation they deserve. Our clinical negligence team is made up of specialists who work exclusively in this field and our vast knowledge and experience enables us to handle your claim in a sensitive manner, providing tailored legal advice to suit your needs.

Our team has dealt with various types of medical negligence claims over the years, specialising in birth injuries such as cerebral palsy, and in spinal or brain injuries, including cauda equina. We deal with a wide range of claims. In addition we can assist you with Inquests and claims where someone has died as a result of substandard medical care.

Many of our lawyers are recommended and accredited by independent guides to the legal profession so you can be sure your case is in the best possible hands.

  • Lawyers accredited by the Law Society as clinical negligence specialists.
  • Highly ranked by both Chambers and Legal 500 legal directories.
  • Members of the Action against Medical Accidents Panel (AvMA).
  • Members of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) and the Oxford Medico-Legal Society.

Making clinical negligence claims

Our caring and considerate lawyers understand that all clinical negligence claims are different, and will listen to your needs and explain the process in plain English. Using our expert knowledge, we will work tirelessly to provide you with the compensation you deserve to allow your life, and that of your family, to be as comfortable as possible.

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Contact us

For further information, please call us on 01865 781000 or send us an email to carolyn.lowe@freeths.co.uk

Testimonials

"Freeths’ experienced partner, Carolyn Lowe, is noted for her ‘good common sense’ and handling of neurological and fatality claims"

The Legal 500, The Clients' Guide to the UK Legal Profession, Edition 2016

"The firm is very organised and has great communication skills."

"Very good-quality work and high-value work; they get a lot of work locally and nationwide. Their client service is superb."

Chambers and Partners, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2016 edition

"the lawyers take an incredibly thorough approach to every case."

"the go-to firm for all clinical negligence claims."

The Legal 500, The Clients' Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2015 edition

"the team at Freeths provides ‘exceptional levels of client care', and has particular expertise in neurological injury and fatal accident matters. Carolyn Lowe is ‘dedicated and determined'."

The Legal 500, The Clients' Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2014 edition

"I would be happy to refer clients to the team. It is highly respected and has a well-earned reputation."

Chambers & Partners, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2014 edition

"In 2012, the ‘very good and efficient’ team at Freeths LLP acted in a cerebral palsy case which settled for £5.6m. New partner Carolyn Lowe is an ‘extremely good litigator’."

Legal 500, The Clients' Guide to the UK Legal Profession - 2013 edition

"...the nine-solicitor team is very helpful and knowledgeable about clinical negligence"

Chambers and Partners, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2013 edition

"Henmans houses a strong clinical negligence offering, and sources appreciate that the team has a 'good understanding of medical issues.' "

"They are dedicated to the cause of their clients and persistent in getting a well-framed case together."

Chambers and Partners, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2012 edition

"an ‘excellent’ team at Henmans LLP. "

The Legal 500, The Clients' Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2011 edition

"your service has been first class"

"thank you for the way you dealt with my case with compassion and professionalism"

"we...realise how lucky we were to be referred to Henmans"

"I will certainly recommend yourself and Henmans to anyone I know who has any legal issues with pleasure – you have made what was a difficult case in the end, so much more bearable! Many thanks once again for all your help and for the terrific outcome"

"superb at your job"

"open...and explained details in plain English"

Comments from recent clients