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Grandmother died in agony after terminal bladder cancer dismissed as constipation

An investigation by Patient Claim Line finds Barts Health NHS Trust negligent by failing to investigate victim’s symptoms in a timely manner. A much-loved mother and grandmother suffered 12 months of unnecessary agony, despite repeat visits to her GP…

Up to 250 patient deaths in London cardiac unit under investigation

It has recently been announced that the deaths of up to 250 patients at St George’s Hospital in Tooting, London are being investigated. Concerns regarding patients treated in the cardiac unit between April 2013 and September 2018, resulted in complex…

‘Disturbing’ Asthma death rate must be addressed

Responding to reports asthma deaths are at an all-time high, Senior Solicitor, Richard Allbeson asks why better care has not been actioned? According to the ONS, more than 1,400 people died from an asthma attack last year. An alarming 8% increase on…

Woman awarded £22,000 after surgical termination trauma

A 25-year-old woman has been awarded a medical negligence settlement of £22,000 after a failed surgical termination resulted in a second termination three months later. The client, who has requested to remain anonymous, attended Basildon and Thurrock…

£54,000 settlement following negligent kneecap surgery

A 54-year-old male has received £54,000 in a medical negligence settlement after repeat surgery to an inflamed kneecap led to a dangerous blood clot and loss of mobility. The Claimant, who will be referred to as Paul as he wishes to remain anonymous,…

Parents receive £30,000 settlement after baby boy dies one week after birth

The parents of a baby boy who passed away at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, one week after birth, have received a £30,000 settlement. It was concluded that the cause of death was from severe brain damage, Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy, w…

Woman receives £71,000 settlement after losing right kidney to negligence

A 70-year-old woman has received £71,000 in a medical negligence settlement after losing her right kidney and enduring years of pain and suffering due to negligence. Mrs Smith, from Southampton, received her compensation in August 2019 following the…

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