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Fractures

Technological advancements have revolutionised medical treatment and yet, the simple x-ray remains one of the most valued diagnostic tools used by medics to identify fractures or breaks.

A failure to correctly identify a fracture, such a break to the wrist, can lead to significant complications. There are many types of fractures and our Guide to fractures explains more.

If you’ve been affected by misdiagnosis it’s important to get specialist advice from a dedicated and experienced clinical negligence lawyer.

How can Vincents help you?

Examples of fracture claims include:

• Failing to identify a fracture, often to the wrist, arm, ribs, ankle or hip
• Mismanagement of fractures, leading to serious complications such as mal-union or loss of blood supply
• Complication in the management of spinal fractures
• Failure to refer to specialist consultants
• Head injury and fractures


Why use Vincents’ Clinical Negligence Team?

It’s important to seek specialist advice. Vincents’ clinical negligence team have over 30 years of dealing with medical errors and negligence claims and we understand the need to act with sympathy and understanding.

Our goal is to get you answers and where necessary, the correct treatment. We work with some of the country's leading medical experts and barristers to investigate your case.

We aim to recover damages for your pain, as well as losses, such as travel expenses, specialist or private treatment costs, loss of wages, nursing care costs, specialist accommodation and specialist equipment.

Where required, we will instruct some of the country's leading experts in care, rehabilitation, equipment and accommodation needs.

What will it cost me?

We will always discuss funding options with you before starting your case. In many cases, we will act on a “no win, no fee” basis and our aim is to ensure that we remove the financial risks of bringing a claim.

Will I need to go to court?

In many claims, no. We will investigate your claim and contact the defendants before any court action is taken. We will keep you fully advised and any attendance at Court, if needed, will be at least 2 years after commencement of your claim, if at all.

Its important to ask your solicitor how long they have been dealing with clinical negligence claims and how many cases they have been involved in.

Carlos Lopez and Olivia Robinson are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and have been involved in hundreds of claims over a significant period of time. Carlos is also a member of APIL, an associate of the Royal Society of Medicine and a member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury accreditation panel.

Other Vincents’ services you may find of interest are:

• Wills
• Court of protection
• Inheritance planning
• Powers of attorney
• Court of Protection

For any enquiries regarding fracture claims, please contact our Clinical Negligence department on 0800 310 2000 or enquire online here

For any enquiries regarding Fractures please contact our Clinical Negligence Solicitors department on 0800 310 2000
Or enquire online here.