Each year people with diabetes or vascular disease receive limb amputations that could have been avoided. A history of ulcers, nerve damage and circulatory problems can all put people at high risk of amputation. Therefore these patients require close monitoring and careful treatment by a well-qualified and multi-disciplinary team. With these provisions, and similar efforts taken by the patient, cases requiring an amputation should be rare.
Where amputations do become necessary, they can sometimes be the result of negligent behaviour of treating medical staff. Should this be the case, the patient should consider a claim for clinical negligence. This is important so as to seek compensation for the life-altering consequences of the situation. It is also important at this stage to choose the right solicitor to deal with your claim.
Can We Help?
Jobling Gowler have over 20 years’ experience of Medical Negligence claims. In particular, we has specialist experience in cases of unnecessary lower limb amputation, often resulting from neglectful treatment for diabetes. The Legal 500 as well as the Chambers and Partners Directory have both independently recognised our expertise.
Jobling Gowler, are here to support you if you believe you have undergone an unnecessary amputation. Our team of clinical negligence lawyers has successfully pursued a number of unnecessary amputation cases resulting in compensation.
If you require initial advice in relation to a clinical negligence matter contact one of our specialist medical negligence solicitors today who will be happy to arrange an initial free consultation. Please call 01625 614250 or complete the enquiries form below: