Mental Health Claims


Patients with mental health related issues are some of the most vulnerable in our society and those who have expressed suicidal thoughts or actions are particularly at risk, so it is vital that they are treated quickly and appropriately under an effective care plan.

The NHS has a legal duty, including as part of Human Rights legislation, to protect patients whose lives are at risk. Unfortunately, mistakes are sometimes made and the standard of care delivered by health professionals falls short.

An inappropriate care plan or a breakdown in communication between doctors, care workers and the patient can seriously jeopardise recovery, perhaps increasing the risk of an adverse event or tragedy happening.

We know that compensation can never make up for what has happened, but we recognise that bringing a mental health claim can have other benefits, such as obtaining answers about care that has been provided and brings into account those responsible.

Compensation can help pay for aftercare and rehabilitation costs or, in the case of a fatality, pay towards funeral expenses and compensate for the loss.

Funding your case

Bevirs Law operate a no win no fee funding arrangement which ensures all costs in the legal process are met by us throughout the case using our insurance product. This means we can fully investigate your case and use all the resources at our disposal to ensure you receive the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to, without any financial risk to you.

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Bevirs Law operate a no win no fee funding arrangement which ensures all costs in the legal process are met by us throughout the case using our insurance product. This means we can fully investigate your case and use all the resources at our disposal to ensure you receive the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to, without any financial risk to you.

Once you have been in touch with us about claiming compensation, we will follow up our initial discussion wherever possible by arranging a face to face meeting with you, either in our office, hospital or we are happy to come to your home. At this first meeting we will explain exactly what actions we will be taking, and the process involved in seeking financial compensation. We will also let you know what you can do to help us and explain more fully how we fund the case.

Contact

In the first instance please contact us. We are always happy to chat and give advice on your circumstances and the prospect of a legal remedy for the loss you have incurred.

You can contact Nicola Heales, Head of our Personal/Serious Injury Department, directly on 01249 814536 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Nicola Heales

Consultant Solicitor

Head of Personal Injury and Medical Negligence

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Peter Shah

Partner

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