Orthopaedic Negligence


Orthopaedic surgery is any form of operation which involves your bones, muscles or joints. Common examples of orthopaedic surgery include; operating on bone fractures, joint replacement surgery or ligament reconstruction. Whilst the standard of care provided in hospitals around the UK is very high, mistakes do occasionally happen.

At United Solicitors we have a team of lawyers who specialise in medical negligence claims.

We operate on a No Win, No Fee basis, meaning that there no upfront costs to you. We offer a free initial, no-obligation assessment of your case.

Call us on 0161 225 8181 to discuss your claim, or submit your details below and we’ll call you back at a time convenient for you.

Common examples of  Orthopaedic Negligence include:

  • Complications caused in hip, knee or elbow replacement surgery.
  • Failure or late diagnosis of a broken bone.
  • Unnecessary surgery on a broken bone i.e. when a cast would have sufficed.
  • Surgery carried out on the wrong bone(s), joint(s) or ligament(s).
  • Post-surgical infection.
  • Nerve damage.
  • Failure to gain consent for surgery.
  • Surgical equipment malfunction.

How much compensation will I receive?

There is no hard and fast rule for what your claim may be worth. It depends on the nature and severity of the negligence, and how it has impacted the individual.

How much will it cost to make a claim?

United Solicitors will manage your claim on a ‘No win, No fee’ basis

Why choose us to pursue your claim?

We help thousands of clients per year with their medical negligence claims. We will work hard to get the deserved compensation and we will give you clear, jargon-free advice and guidance so you can be in complete control of your claim.

We will:

  1. Agree to represent you on a ‘No Win, No Fee’ basis which means you pay nothing to us but you might be liable to pay the defendant costs if you lose and
  2. Make sure you receive your maximum entitlement to compensation. We won’t settle for less.

How long will my claim take?

The answer varies depending on the seriousness of the negligence. More essentially, United Solicitors will make sure you get the compensation you deserve.

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