Medical Malpractice Insurance

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Medical Malpractice Insurance Information

Medical Malpractice is designed to cover for injury, misdiagnosis, delays in referral, physical or mental harm to a patient or even patient death which results from where a medical (i.e. Doctors, nurses or dentists) or Health care professionals (i.e. care assistants, chiropractors or therapists) acts, errors or omissions in the course of your professional duties.

People working in healthcare have a duty of care towards their patients but unfortunately, sometimes things inevitably go wrong. Below are examples of claims that would fall under a medical malpractice policy.

Medical Malpractice

  • A Claimant was 83 years old when she became a resident at a Nursing Home. She was moved to a nursing home for a period of respite following a fall in her home. The claimant developed a significant sacral pressure sore whilst she was a resident and was transferred to a hospital shortly afterwards.
  • Upon admission, she was found to be extremely unwell and dehydrated. She received treatment at the hospital for her pressure sore and following this was discharged to a different nursing home. She continued to receive treatment for the pressure sore until her death three years later. Sadly, the claimant was never able to return to her own home.
  • A claim was investigated to determine whether the nursing home had failed to put in place an adequate nursing care plan and taken appropriate action to prevent the claimant from sustaining pressure sores. It was also investigated whether the home had failed to quickly identify and treat pressure sores at an earlier stage.
  • A patient who developed a wound infection after bilateral breast augmentation which needed three revision operations due to receive £30,000 in compensation even though she has gone on to make a full recovery.
  • A service user was allowed to leave a home in order to go on holiday with carers. The individual had very specific care needs and was not allowed to eat anything other than soft, mashed, food. In the car on the way to the holiday destination, the carers fed the patient cold meat and sweets which caused her to choke resulting in death. Allegations of negligence against the home were made including failure to ensure adequate staff training and failure to follow the care plan of the individual.

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Steve Race
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Steve Race
Simon and Wendy have been amazing start to finish. Very helpful, knowledgeable and professional to boot. Would highly recommend for commercial insurances. Thank you once again for all of your hard work Wendy.
Steve Race
Steve Race
Andrew Hill
What a good service. Wendy was quick to return a quote and iron out the details to the policy. Very pleased with the service
Andrew Hill
What a good service. Wendy was quick to return a quote and iron out the details to the policy. Very pleased with the service
Andrew Hill
Andrew Hill
Secure John
Finally found an insurance broker that is happy to provide customer service. Came back with the quotation when they said they would and had no problem amending the quote to tweak the cover.
Secure John
Finally found an insurance broker that is happy to provide customer service. Came back with the quotation when they said they would and had no problem amending the quote to tweak the cover.
Secure John
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Steve Race
Simon and Wendy have been amazing start to finish. Very helpful, knowledgeable and professional to boot. Would highly recommend for commercial insurances. Thank you once again for all of your hard work Wendy.
Steve Race
Simon and Wendy have been amazing start to finish. Very helpful, knowledgeable and professional to boot. Would highly recommend for commercial insurances. Thank you once again for all of your hard work Wendy.
Steve Race
Steve Race
Andrew Hill
What a good service. Wendy was quick to return a quote and iron out the details to the policy. Very pleased with the service
Andrew Hill
What a good service. Wendy was quick to return a quote and iron out the details to the policy. Very pleased with the service
Andrew Hill
Andrew Hill
Secure John
Finally found an insurance broker that is happy to provide customer service. Came back with the quotation when they said they would and had no problem amending the quote to tweak the cover.
Secure John
Finally found an insurance broker that is happy to provide customer service. Came back with the quotation when they said they would and had no problem amending the quote to tweak the cover.
Secure John
Secure John