Vascular surgery is a medical speciality which is concerned with diseases and abnormalities of the arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels which are thin-walled valved structures that carry fluid. Typically, people that undergo vascular surgery for conditions such as aortic aneurysm, varicose veins and lymphatic disease such as lymphedema.
Different types of vascular surgery negligence claims
There are a number of situations which can give rise to a claim in negligence during treatment of vascular conditions. These can include the following:
- Failing through negligence to prevent the development of a blood clot in the leg (deep vein thrombosis) or in the lungs
- Failing to properly diagnose through appropriate testing or prescribe appropriate medication to patients who are at increased risk of developing vascular issues such as patients who are overweight
- Failing to prescribe blood thinners which prevent blood clots
- Failing to diagnose vascular issues such as peripheral arterial disease (PAD) or a delay in diagnosing and failing to treat appropriately
Our vascular surgery compensation claims solicitors
If you or a loved one have suffered harm because of vascular surgery negligence, then you may be able to make a claim for compensation. It is important you seek advice as soon as possible to protect your legal rights. We believe in putting you our client first and we are committed to achieving the best result possible while all the time remaining sensitive to your needs. Please feel free to reach out to us below and will be pleased to discuss your case and offer no obligation advice.