The Importance of Clinical Negligence Specialists
Cerebral Palsy claims are always difficult to prove, with no guarantee of success at trial. So Charlotte’s family decided they could not risk losing everything when they received an offer. Our specialist Clinical Negligence solicitors gave them advice and her family agreed to settle the claim at 90% of the full value. Charlotte’s family knew that a 7-figure sum would be life changing for their daughter. Their plan was to use the money to make all the difference to her future.
While we were working with Charlotte’s family, Julie Hardy used her expertise to obtain several large interim payments to help them until the case settled. This was important because it eased their financial burden. It also gave us time to ensure we had the right evidence to put before the court about the future costs that would be needed to look after Charlotte.
The importance of relationships
The relationship we build with clients is based on trust and understanding. We feel that the fact that clients choose to stay with us, after cases settle, is testament to that bond. We believe that experience is essential in large, complex medical negligence claims. The increase in the number of non specialist lawyers handling these type of cases is worrying and we encourage all clients to make sure they instruct a specialist to stand the best chance of recovering compensation.
This case shows why specialist clinical negligence solicitors make all the difference!
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