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If you or a member of your family have suffered an injury as a result of medical negligence we can support you to move forward with your life, whether that is rehabilitative treatment, referrals to medical and occupational health specialists, building modification guidance and getting you the compensation to pay for it.

Our understanding and supportive Bristol team care about each and every one of their clients and will support you through what can be an upsetting, bewildering and stressful time. 

Ince is a full-service global law firm, with specialist solicitors in medical negligence based in Bristol. The team also work from both our Cardiff and London offices. 

Talk to our Bristol team today about your situation. Call us on 0117 929 0451 or complete the form below.

Supporting you and your family to secure maximum compensation

We robustly defend our clients and ensure we get maximum compensation for injuries they have suffered, giving personal and supportive guidance throughout their cases. Read through our case studies below to see how we have helped some recent clients. 

Bristol-based practice with notable capabilities in handling claims relating to delayed diagnosis of medical conditions and negligent surgery. Also handles obstetric injury cases, with further experience in advising on orthopaedic claims. Frequently represents clients at inquests.

Chambers and Partner UK, 2022 edition. Ranked Band 3.

 

The Medical Negligence team provides high-quality client service, often taking on the risk of running high-value, complex and challenging cases.

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Medical negligence specialists

Our Bristol solicitors have experience of handling injury claims in all areas of medical negligence as well as having access to a global network of medical experts. We are ranked in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, and listed on independently researched 'Three Best Rated' website. 

Claims areas include:

  • Birth injury, including cerebral palsy, erb’s palsy, stillbirth and neonatal death
  • Cancer misdiagnosis and mistreatment
  • GP and hospital negligence
  • Sepsis
  • Meningitis
  • Failure to diagnose Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Spinal injury
  • Urology
  • Bowel and bladder damage
  • Amputations
  • Orthopaedic
  • Cardiology
  • Stroke
  • Gynaecology
  • Loss of fertility
  • Anaesthetic awareness
  • Private doctors
  • Ambulance service
Maximum compensation

We are determined to get you the best compensation possible for you and your family’s future.

Years of expertise

You can feel confident that your claim is being handled by a highly experienced team.

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Your claim won’t incur a fee if you’re not awarded compensation.

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Let us amplify your voice as you campaign for change. 

Call us on 0117 929 0451 or use the contact form below to find out how our Bristol solicitors can help you. 

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Case Studies

Spinal fracture diagnosis delay results in successful out of court settlement

Spinal fractures can cause long term problems if not identified quickly and treated correctly. Our client experienced a significant delay in diagnosis of a fracture to his spine after falling. Ince in Bristol were able to secure an out of court settlement of £50,000 for him.
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Failure to diagnose glaucoma leads to serious loss of vision

A four year delay in diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, despite obvious symptoms, leads to a settlement of £165,000 for our client. This was a challenging case with multiple defendants and despite some early admissions from one, they and their solicitors defended the matter vigorously.

Ince secures compensation for elderly man who lost his sight

William, an elderly man of 97, lost the sight in his right eye due to misdiagnosis and failure to properly treat his symptoms. We were able to secure £20,000 compensation to help him adjust during his remaining years with his family.

News & insights on Medical Negligence

News / Dan Crockford appointed as Head of Office for Ince (Bristol)

23-06-2022 / Insurance

We are delighted to announce that Dan Crockford has recently been appointed as Head of Office for Ince (Bristol).

Dan Crockford appointed as Head of Office for Ince (Bristol)

News / The dreaded ‘C words’: Cancer and Coronavirus

17-02-2022 /

Cancer and coronavirus; the ‘C words’ that no one wants to hear. Both causing millions of deaths across the globe and both with their own issues on how to screen, treat or prevent effectively.

The dreaded ‘C words’: Cancer and Coronavirus

Insights / The Black Maternity Scandal – dispatches uncovers shocking truths of mismanagement of pregnancy and birth

30-03-2021 /

Why do so many more Black women in the UK die in pregnancy and childbirth?

The Black Maternity Scandal – dispatches uncovers shocking truths of mismanagement of pregnancy and birth

Insights / Cauda Equina Syndrome – know the symptoms and act quickly

21-03-2021 /

Frances Wright, Clinical Negligence Specialist Solicitor at Ince Metcalfes explains Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES), and how the rare and devastating condition can be prevented if recognised quickly. 

Cauda Equina Syndrome – know the symptoms and act quickly

Insights / Ince Metcalfes raises £700 for Cerebral Palsy Plus Charity

02-03-2021 /

Ince Metcalfes' Clinical Negligence team hosted a charity quiz night for Cerebral Palsy Plus (CPP); a Bristol-based charity working with children and adults with Cerebral Palsy, their families and their care where Frances Wright, Managing Associate in the Clinical Negligence team is the Chair of Trustees.

Ince Metcalfes raises £700 for Cerebral Palsy Plus Charity

Insights / Prostate cancer deaths are on the rise - how can you reduce your risk?

26-01-2020 /

Recent analysis by Prostate Cancer UK has identified that deaths from prostate cancer have exceeded 12,000 in one year for the first time. From this, they predicted that prostate cancer will overtake breast cancer as the UK’s most diagnosed cancer in 10 years’ time.

Prostate cancer deaths are on the rise - how can you reduce your risk?

Insights / Supporting Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

21-01-2020 /

January 20 – 26 is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. Research by Cancer Research UK found that cervical cancer comprises 2% of all new cancer cases in women, and it is the 14th most common cancer among women in the UK.

Supporting Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Insights / Cauda Equina Syndrome Misdiagnosis - Spinal Injuries Awareness Month

29-08-2018 /

Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) is a rare condition that can have devastating consequences for the sufferer if not diagnosed and treated quickly.

Cauda Equina Syndrome Misdiagnosis - Spinal Injuries Awareness Month

Insights / SEPSIS - A delay in diagnosis

07-08-2018 /

In England there are around 123,000 cases of sepsis a year with around 37,000 patients sadly passing away as a result of the condition.

SEPSIS - A delay in diagnosis

Insights / The consequences of failing to follow the eight care processes for diabetes

18-04-2018 /

One third of people in the UK who have been diagnosed with diabetes do not receive the ‘eight care processes’ recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). These processes ensure that people living with diabetes are monitored closely to prevent their condition from getting worse and leading to further complications. 

The consequences of failing to follow the eight care processes for diabetes

Insights / Delay in Diagnosis of Detached Retina

24-01-2018 /

This month we have been considering medical negligence claims which relate to either a delay in treatment, misdiagnosis or the mismanagement of an eye problem. 

Delay in Diagnosis of Detached Retina

Insights / Delay in Diagnosis of Glaucoma

11-01-2018 /

Glaucoma is an eye condition that is caused when the optic nerve that connects your eye to your brain becomes damaged. The damage is caused when the fluid in the eye does not drain properly which results in increased pressure inside the eye, and on the optic nerve.

Delay in Diagnosis of Glaucoma

Insights / Delay in Diagnosis of Peripheral Artery Disease

18-09-2017 /

In our last article we explained what vascular disease was and the different types of vascular disease that can occur. The most common type of vascular disease is Peripheral Artery Disease (or PAD).

Delay in Diagnosis of Peripheral Artery Disease

Insights / Missed Cervical Spine Fractures

16-08-2017 /

The consequences of missing a spinal fracture can be extremely serious, particularly with C1 and C2 fractures where the main aim of treatment is to stabilise the spine.

Missed Cervical Spine Fractures

Insights / The eight care processes for diabetes

20-08-2016 /

One third of people in the UK who have been diagnosed with diabetes do not receive the ‘eight care processes’ recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

The eight care processes for diabetes
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