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Bolt Burdon Kemp have over 30 years experience in representing clients with medical negligence claims against NHS or private institutions, ranging from GP surgeries to specialist care centres in hospitals.

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What is Medical Negligence?

Clinical or medical negligence is when a doctor or healthcare professional provides substandard care which results in an injury, or causes an existing condition to get worse. It can occur when a medical professional fails to diagnose, fails to treat or even provides the wrong treatment to a patient. Negligence can happen at any stage in the care process, from diagnosis through to treatment and surgery.

Medical negligence claims can cover the following areas:

Why choose Bolt Burdon Kemp?

Medical negligence specialists

• Over 30 year experience
• National reputation
• Extensive legal knowledge and specialism
• Client focused

No win, no fee

If your claim is not successful, you may not have to pay any legal fees under a ‘no win no fee’ agreement.
Read our legal fees guide for more.

Rehabilitation & support services

We ensure you receive practical support to cope with the aftermath of medical negligence. We also recognise the importance of interim payments and early rehabilitation during the claim.

Coverage in England and Wales

We represent clients anywhere in the world who have been injured in England and Wales.

Highly recommended

We are highly recommended by the independent Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 guides.

The Legal 500 guide has described Bolt Burdon Kemp as an:

“excellent clinical negligence team” with “a superb level of technical knowledge” and “total dedication to every client”.

We also support charities that provide assistance to those with life changing injuries.

£70,000 settlement for rogue doctor’s negligence

Our client underwent a surgical procedure by rogue doctor Rod Irvine in 2006. During the operation, Irvine failed to repair bowel incisions, which caused further complications to our client. Irvine was already facing hundreds of claims from previous patients. However, we won the case and negotiated a settlement of £70,000.

Meet our Medical Negligence Team

Felicity Cottle
Solicitor – Part of the Medical Negligence Team
Joshua Hughes
Head of Complex Injury
Hannah Travis
Associate – Part of the Medical Negligence Team
Olivia Boschat
Associate – Part of the Medical Negligence Team
Meet the full team
  • I’m very happy with the lengths that Felicity went to for me and the service that she gave me.  Everything was perfect and she was fantastic.  I’m over the moon with everything she has done.
    SS
  • We were so happy with the service from everyone in the team and really pleased with the result.  Everyone was so nice even though it was not an easy case.  Josh and Ben were the best.  Any problems were dealt with really well, it was stressful but they made it…
  • Josh was really nice to me and very patient.  The service I received was brilliant and I would highly recommend the firm, particularly to anyone suffering from the same pain condition that I have – CRPS.  Susie in the costs team was also brilliant.
  • I am writing this e-mail to you to express my sincere thanks for the great support your organisation gave to us  during this long “journey”.  I would have to say both Josh and Ben have been wonderful with the support, understanding and communication over the period.  They faced the time…
    W.K.

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