The clinical negligence specialist accreditation scheme is run by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) to help ensure high standards in this field of practice.
Accredited Clinical Negligence Lawyers are well-informed about the health service and medical ethics as well as clinical negligence law. They are experienced in giving advice on what to expect and how to proceed with your claim, and will keep you informed throughout. They know how to gather evidence for your claim through instructing medical experts and interpreting medical reports, and they can arrange for any rehabilitation or other support you may need.
To achieve these high standards, lawyers undergo regular assessments of casework and training to ensure certain competency standards are met.
Accredited clinical negligence lawyers are committed to studying at least 16 hours Continuing Professional Development (CPD) per annum, 8 of which must be specific to clinical negligence.
Choosing an accredited clinical negligence lawyer should be your first step to receiving the best outcome for your clinical negligence compensation claim.
If you have suffered as a result of clinical negligence, please contact a lawyer from our Find a clinical negligence lawyer page.