A recent report suggests that the costs are mounting for clinical negligence claims and that the NHS could faces a bill of up to £15.7bn. This is a huge burden on the already stretched budget funded by UK tax payers.
The NHS and politicians are trying to pass the blame onto the legal profession, suggesting that No Win No Fee lawyers encourage people to make claims. However, the real reason for the spiraling costs surely lies in the ever deteriorating service that the NHS provides for its patients.
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