Although accident and emergency (A&E) departments are intended to help injury victims, things can sometimes go wrong that lead to patients suffering as a consequence. If this has happened to you, or if you are not happy with the treatment you received while in an A&E department, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

Given that A&E departments can be very busy places, with medical professionals expected to see lots of patients in a relatively short space of time, there is always the possibility that mistakes may be made. If you have been dissatisfied with how you were treated in an A&E department, you should consider making a claim to recompense you for any suffering caused. You can do so by calling us on 0161 928 3848, or by completing the enquiry form on this page.

Types of A&E negligence

There are various issues that can arise in an A&E department that can lead to additional patient suffering. The team at McHale & Co is highly experienced in dealing with all types of such negligence, with some of the most common types being:

  • Blood tests interpreted incorrectly, or not performed at all
  • Scans and X rays interpreted incorrectly, or not performed at all
  • Fractures not diagnosed or treated correctly
  • Incorrect diagnosis of a condition
  • Wounds cleaned and dressed inadequately

We can help

If you have suffered as a consequence of errors made in an accident and emergency department, we are here to help you claim the compensation to which you are entitled. We have the experience and skills necessary to make the process as smooth and stress-free as possible.

We will guide you through the entire process, providing the assistance you need every step of the way. We know that our clients like to be kept in the loop about where their case is up to, which is why we make a high level of correspondence such a priority.

Get in touch

If you would like to know more about how our tailored services can best suit your needs, do not hesitate to get in touch. Although based in Greater Manchester, we can provide high-quality legal assistance to those who need it around the UK. Call us today on 0161 928 3848, or fill in the online contact form.

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I would like to thank McHale & Co Solicitors for their excellent work.
The support Helen provided me with was above and beyond, it was her professionalism and her personal and effective responses which made such a difficult time for me a lot more bearable.
I would have no hesitation in using McHale & Co again and will certainly recommend them to family, friends and colleagues.

Mrs B

On behalf of us both, I’d like to thank you Phillippa, for the support and guidance you have given us throughout this process, your service has been second to none.

Again, thank you so much.

Mr & Mrs M

I would like to thank Roberto for his help and support in dealing dealing with a recent case for my son. He was professional, caring and showed great sensitivity. He went above the cause of duty in his handling of the case. He made a very traumatic and stressful situation easy to bear. I will be eternally grateful to him. He is a great asset to McHale & Co. Once again Thank you.

Ms C

Paul Fitton,

Many thanks for your help.  Very best of advice at all times.

Thank you to all staff.

Mr S and Mrs K

I am very pleased with the help that I received. Thank you. Certainly would recommend.

Mrs G

I have dealt with Paul Fitton both by phone and email regarding advice about getting compensation from a world wide organisation. From the start Paul was professional, knowledgeable, friendly and gave very sound advice too. Plus I won the case. Thank you Paul, very much appreciated

Ms G

Excellent and professional service with clear explanations and guidance throughout. We can thoroughly recommend the firm and in particular Philippa Wright, Head of Wills and Probate.

Mr & Mrs N

A quick, efficient way to ensure your wishes are recorded for end of life. Good advice given and explained in a clear concise manner. Thank you.

Ms E

Michaela was exceptional in both advice and the completion of the will. Michaela was kind, considerate, professional and her manner and personality was one that inspired confidence from the very first meeting, going way above what I expected.

Mrs M

Wonderful service provided by Helen Green – very thorough knowledge. I am extremely satisfied as I was helped through a difficult time when I was uncertain how to go forward.

Mrs C

Michaela went out of her way to make time to see me, gave very good advice and answered any questions I had. Always returned my phone calls and emails promptly. Thank you

Mrs K

Hassle free service, just give them the facts they require – let them get on with it – Simples

Mr C

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