Orthopaedic injuries/fractures Medical Negligence

Orthopaedics is the medical speciality that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body’s musculoskeletal system, which includes not just the bones/skeleton but also the joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves that allow us to move around.

Typical cases that arise include:-

  • Missed / delayed diagnosis of fractures through failure to x-ray or misinterpreting / misreporting x-rays.
  • Failure to test for nerve and vascular damage.
  • Failure to diagnose serious presenting conditions such as compartment syndrome and cauda equina.
  • Negligent use of tourniquets during surgery.
  • Failure to operate at the optimum time.
  • Femoral shaft fractures or nerve injuries during hip replacements.
  • Positioning and tracking errors during knee replacement surgery.
  • Inexperienced surgeons undertaking complex surgical procedures.

Our team has extensive experience of dealing with all forms of orthopaedic cases, including those highlighted above.

If you or your family need the assistance of our experienced specialist team of Clinical Negligence Solicitors then please submit your case details for our consideration.

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