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Being sued

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If you need more specific advice you can call one of our medico-legal advisers on 0800 716 646. They are available between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday and provide an on-call service for medico-legal emergencies or urgent queries 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. Alternatively you can fill out our form and an adviser will respond.

Popular resources about Being sued

  • Medico-legal guide to clinical negligence
    Guide to clinical negligence

    Practical and supportive advice for members facing allegations of clinical negligence on all stages of the litigation process.

  • Anatomy of a claim
    Anatomy of a claim

    Whether it arrives out of the blue or you have an inkling it’s on its way, receiving a claim for clinical negligence is not a pleasant experience.

  • Notification of a claim
    Receiving notice of a claim

    Dr Sharmala Moodley, deputy head of claims handling, takes you through what to expect if you receive notification of a claim.

  • Clinical negligence claims explained
    Judge

    Having your reputation called into question can be a daunting concept for any doctor. In this podcast, Dr Sharmala Moodley, deputy head of claims at the MDU, explains how the legal process works.

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