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Being injured as a result of someone else’s negligence is a serious matter. It can have huge implications for you and your family. Our legal experts have a wealth of experience in handling personal injury cases.
It’s a sad fact that not all medical or dental treatment has a successful outcome. At Browell Smith & Co Solicitors our team of highly-skilled solicitors have the legal and medical expertise to assist you when you need it most.
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We understand organising your affairs for later life can be a daunting prospect. At Browell Smith & Co Solicitors our experts are here to make this process as straightforward as possible.
Browell Smith & Co Solicitors understand that moving home can be one of the most exciting but also most stressful times of your life. This is why we feel it’s important you have the right legal team to guide you through the process.
Browell Smith & Co Solicitors have been serving the North East for more than 20 years, helping over 160,000 clients through the good times, the sad times, in sickness and in health.
Weight-loss surgery is increasingly common these days and can have certain beneficial effects, however, as with many medical procedures, things can sometimes go wrong.
At Browell Smith & Co Solicitors we have assisted many clients across the North East and beyond who have found themselves to have been the subject of negligent treatment when undergoing a weight-loss procedure.
If you have had any difficulties with your weight loss surgery then the legal team at Browell Smith & Co has the expertise and experience to guide you through the procedures appropriate to any claim.
Contact our expert team today to arrange a free initial consultation at any of our offices, in Newcastle, Cramlington, Ashington and Sunderland, or alternatively at your home, to discuss your particular requirements.
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If during gastric band surgery the band is put on the wrong part of the stomach, or at the wrong angle or the band slips. In the event that this occurs, restricted food input or complete blockage can result. Emergency corrective surgery is required. If not, sepsis can occur. A failure to staple properly during gastric bypass surgery can cause leakage. Such a failure represents substandard treatment and you may be able to seek compensation if this has happened. Failure to promptly diagnose that a leak has occurred can also give rise to a medical negligence claim. If an incorrect bypass procedure has been performed, it may be possible to claim for compensation.
As with all claims for personal injury compensation there are time limits within which a claim must be lodged with the court. For accident claims, court proceedings must be started within three years from the date of your accident.
In the event that court proceedings are not started within three years from the relevant date, the negligent party may be able to escape paying compensation on the basis that your claim is out of time.
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