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How to Become a Medical Negligence Solicitor

How to Become a Medical Negligence Solicitor

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The field of law is a competitive one in which to build a successful career, but all the more lucrative for it. According to the Law Society, over 30,000 students applied to study undergraduate law in the UK, even against a backdrop of decreasing roles and availability. Medical negligence is arguably one of the most competitive and lucrative niches within law – but how does one become a medical negligence solicitor? What is Medical Negligence Law? Medical negligence law describes a key niche within the wider study of law, relating to the malpractice of doctors, nurses, healthcare professionals and healthcare bodies. Medical negligence occurs where a medical practitioner fails in their duty of care to a given patient – otherwise known as ‘dereliction’. This can happen in a number...