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If you have been injured as a result of medical negligence we can help. We have many years of experience of taking claims against negligent Hospital Trusts and General Practitioners.  We take a sensitive, listening and sympathetic approach to all of our clients.

 

How We Can Help You

— Hospital Negligence Claims
— GP Negligence Claims
— Birth Injury Claims
— Cerebral Palsy Claims
— Medical Misdiagnosis Claims
— Surgery Compensation Claims
— Cancer Misdiagnosis Claims
— Amputation Negligence Claims

In short, Medical Negligence is when medical professionals make mistakes or fail in their duty of care to you, leading to injury or making an existing condition worse.

It is much better if you contact us about your claim as soon as possible after the negligence has occurred or when you discover the negligence. This gives us the opportunity to begin working on your claim while the details are still fresh in your mind and also in the minds of the defendant.

You usually need to start a medical negligence claim within three years of finding out that you have received negligent treatment (you may not realise straight away but only after your injury or illness becomes worse).

There are exceptions to this rule:

— Children – in medical negligence claims involving a child the three year time limit comes into effect on their 18th birthday, so a claim needs to be started before they turn 21.

— Mental Capacity – if a person lacks the legal capacity to make a claim themselves, there is no time limit for making a claim.

Funding

We fund most medical negligence claims by way of a No Win No Fee agreement. This means you will not have to pay anything at the beginning of your claim and, in the vast majority of cases, will only pay towards your legal costs.

For more information please visit our Fees & Funding page.

 

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Medical/Clinical Negligence Claims

Director

Saloud joined Powell Spencer & Partners in August 2012 after graduating from Brunel University obtaining a first class degree in Economics. Saloud became a Partner in 2018.
Saloud is a qualified Costs Lawyer and leads the firm’s internal costs drafting and costs litigation department, ranging from legal aid to private client.

In recent years Saloud has established a very successful client base and receives instructions ranging from Top 100 firms to Sole Practitioners. Saloud specialises in legal aid costs and provides a wealth of experience with preparing claim forms, drafting bill of costs, complex high cost case plans, points of dispute and replies and advising on general billing procedures.

Saloud is a member of the Association of Costs Lawyers (ACL).

Saloud was appointed to the Legal Aid Agency's Review Panel as an Independent Costs Assessor in August 2021.

Professional Testimonials

Saloud is our cost draftsman and he has made a massive difference to the efficiency of this practice and my day to day working life! He has extensive knowledge of criminal legal aid billing and has been able to guide and advise all our staff in this area. He is easy to approach and friendly as well as incredibly efficient and hardworking. He provides an excellent level of service to our firm. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

 

Shila Kesvari, Partner Of Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson

Saloud Zaman receives my instructions in respect of preparing my criminal and prison law bills which are submitted to the Legal Aid Agency for assessment and payment. I would describe Saloud as having an encyclopaedic knowledge of the rules and guidance in respect of billing files correctly in accordance with the provisions as set out under the Legal Aid contract. Saloud's approach has always been professional yet approachable as he always provides solid and clear advice as and when required. Saloud is also exceptionally hardworking and very diligent. He provides a professional service throughout and comes highly recommended.

 

Semin Taner, Associate Of Russell-Cooke Solicitors

I have no hesitation in recommending your services and am grateful for your knowledge, diligence and thoroughness in costing my files.

 

Simon Grove, Partner Of JD Spicer Zeb Solicitors

I have instructed you to provide cost drafting services for my firm for over 18 months. Almost all the files I have sent you have been legally aided care cases. I have allowed you access to my firm's CCMS account to enable you to prepare and submit bills. I have been satisfied with the work you have done and continue to instruct you. I am a partner in my firm and have been a solicitor for over thirty years.

 

— Maurice Guyer, Partner Of Vickers & Co Solicitors

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Partners: Greg Powell, Zaman Legal Services Ltd (Directors: Sinead Zaman, Saloud Zaman)

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