Medical Negligence

If you have suffered injury or illness as a result of a healthcare professional’s negligence then you may be entitled to bring a medical negligence case. DA Martin Solicitors are medical injury specialists and have successfully helped clients to win compensation.

Medical negligence, sometimes referred to as clinical negligence, happens when a health care professional fails to provide a certain level of care which results in injury or illness. Medical negligence can occur when you have received the wrong treatment, a misdiagnosis or a mistake occurs on the part of a medical professional.

Who can claim and what can they claim

You can claim if you have suffered due to a misdiagnosis, incorrect treatment or surgical errors from the NHS or private health care.

You can claim for any injuries you have sustained as a result of the negligence. Furthermore, you can claim for any care costs and loss of earnings which were as a result of the negligence.

You can make a claim on behalf of a next of kin who has died as a result of medical negligence.

The common types of medical negligence claims include;

  • Misdiagnosis
  • Failure to diagnose
  • Surgery errors
  • Dental mistakes
  • Pharmacy errors
  • Care home mistakes
  • Hospital negligence
  • GP negligence
  • Child birth trauma

How we can help and why contacting a solicitor is in your best interests

  • We understand how traumatic these injuries can be and we are here to help.
  • We offer free, no obligation initial consultations.
  • You may be eligible for Legal Aid or use Legal Expenses cover to fund your case.
  • If you are recovering from serious injuries we offer at home visits to discuss your case.
  • We will handle all aspects of your claim leaving you to recover from your injuries knowing your case is being expertly handled.


What should I do if I suffer medical negligence?

  • You should immediately contact our office to arrange a free no obligation consultation. We can explain the process and guide you how it is best to proceed with the matter.

How long do I have to take a claim?

  • You have three years from the date of knowledge of the negligence taking place. The time limit commences from the date of treatment or the date you became aware the treatment was negligent. The three year time limit does not apply for Minors but will start from their 18th birthday for three years.

What can we do for you?

  • We will guide you through the process and your options for taking a claim.
  • We will obtain medical records and instruct Experts to ascertain whether negligence has taken place in relation to your treatment.

Garret McCann – Medical Negligence Solicitor

Garret McCann
  • Garret qualified as a Solicitor in 2010 after graduating from Queens University Belfast in Law.
  • Garret also has gained significant experience in the area of Personal Injury Law and has secured millions in damages for clients.
  • For expert legal advice call Garret on 028 9446 1509

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