Orthopaedic Injury ClaimsOctober 13, 2016
This is wide-ranging area which covers trauma (injury), disorders and conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Put simply, this is anything to do with bones, muscles, ligaments and joints and includes diseases such as arthritis.
Some injuries and conditions are more common than others, such as the following:-
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis
Orthopaedic injuries and conditions are treated by Orthopaedic Surgeons who specialise in this complex area and can diagnose and treat them. Many surgeons specialise in a particular area of orthopaedics because of the diversity of the subject. For example, there are paediatric orthopaedic surgeons who specialise in dealing with children. Others may concentrate on lower or upper limbs, or specialise in arthritic diseases.
Healthcare in the UK is of an excellent standard but there are occasions when things go wrong. Fractures are not diagnosed correctly or surgery (i.e. hip replacements, carpel tunnel surgery etc) are carried out negligently, leading to further problems and sometimes disabilities that would not otherwise have occurred. Such problems can have a devastating effect on lives and our aim at Metcalfes is to ensure that your ongoing medical, treatment and financial needs are met when injuries have been sustained as a result of negligence.
At Metcalfes, our team of experienced medical negligence solicitors are here to sensitively help guide you through any potential claims you may have. We deal with all areas of medical negligence including orthopaedic issues. If you think that you or a loved one has suffered as a result of medical negligence, we may be able to help.
Please contact us on 0117 239 8012. Alternatively, you can email us by using our online contact form and we will be happy to discuss your potential claim with you.
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