Eye Injury Compensation
Loss of eyesight must rank as one of the most overwhelming conditions a person can suffer. If you have lost your sight or suffered reduced vision in your eyes as a result of poor treatment or delay, we can assist you in bringing a claim.
We have experience in bringing claims against opticians, specialist eye clinics and hospitals arising from ophthalmic negligence.
Delays in eye injury treatment or surgery gone wrong
Common problems that we have seen lead to successful claims are delays in dealing with retinal detachments, late diagnosis of glaucoma and laser eye or cataract surgery that goes wrong. We have also dealt with negligence in hospitals dealing with trauma to the eyes from accidents and from foreign bodies or objects in the eyes.
What seems very clear from our cases is that the sooner the diagnosis and treatment, the more likely that sight, or at least partial sight, will be preserved.
Compensation in these cases can be significant because someone who is blind is likely to require specialist equipment and adapted accommodation.