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GP Negligence Claims

If you have suffered an illness or injury that was caused by the negligence of a GP, you are entitled to claim compensation. We have helped hundreds of people across Yorkshire every step of the way throughout the claims process, ensuring those responsible are held to account.

Ramsdens Solicitors is an award-winning legal firm that is renowned for a high-quality service and dedication. We understand the distress that GP negligence can cause, and we will do our utmost to make the claims process as stress-free and simple as possible.

Contact us today to discuss your GP negligence claim by calling us on 01484 821 500 for a free, no-obligation consultation. Alternatively, complete our online enquiry form to request a call back at a time that is convenient for you.

How we can help

GP's and doctors are trusted to prescribe the right treatments to patients, so they can fully recover from an illness. However, mistakes are sometimes made, which can result in a delay to diagnosis, meaning treatment is not offered quickly enough.

Our experienced and friendly legal experts have handled cases involving:

  • Failure to refer a patient for cancer investigations
  • Failure to diagnose meningitis
  • Failure to diagnose brain haemorrhages
  • Failure to order necessary tests
  • Failure to make planned referrals to a specialist
  • Not conducting a satisfactory medical exam
  • Prescribing the wrong medication
  • Failure to take the patient’s medical history into account
  • Failure to diagnose angina, which could lead to cardiac arrest

No matter how your GP displayed negligent behaviour, we want to hear from you.

Your GP’s duty of care

One of the most common types of GP negligence cases that we deal with involve delayed or missed diagnoses, which can have serious consequences for the patient. Your GP is often the first port of call for medical help or if you have developed certain symptoms. At the early stage of any medical issue, it is important that warning signs are spotted, and appropriate action is taken. However, this does not always happen.

If your GP does not identify a condition properly, or if you are not referred to a specialist when you should have been, they are failing in their duty of care. If your GP has dismissed your concerns and does not take your complaint seriously, it could lead to a catastrophic scenario for you.

When serious conditions, such as cancer, are not spotted early enough, it can be life-threatening. This is why it is vital that justice is served following negligence of this kind.

Why choose us?

When dealing with Ramsdens Solicitors, you can rest assured that your case will be handled with the utmost care and consideration. We have years of experience in this field, which means we have the knowledge required to give you the best possible chance of securing compensation.

We follow the 2015 Rehabilitation Code in our dealings with claimants, and will always aim to obtain rehabilitation from day one. Our solicitors are assisted by health and social care professionals, as well as financial and other legal departments within the firm, who are on hand to support all our clients.

We offer:

  • A free consultation
  • No win, no fee representation
  • Early home visits
  • A friendly, confidential service
  • Rehabilitation assistance
  • Quick responses to all communication
  • Specialist solicitors to deal with your claim

Our lawyers are members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Law Society Personal Injury Panel, meaning we are a reputable and well-respected firm.

Find out more about our awards and accreditations.

Contact us

To learn more about how we can help you, speak to Ramsdens Solicitors today by calling 01484 821 500, email us at or fill out our online enquiry form to request a call back at your convenience.