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Tyneside man receives £9,300 in damages following negligent shoulder surgery

The Incident For years, our client had suffered from considerable shoulder pain. The 59-year-old retiree from Tyneside received conservative treatment by way of injections, but in mid-2018, he decided to push for intensive treatment. In December 2017…

£1 million settlement following rare vein condition

The Incident In June 2013, 20-year-old our client visited County Durham NHS Foundation Trust after seven days of abdominal pain. She was discharged three days later with gastritis. By March 2015, our client attended County Durham NHS Foundation Trust…

£85,500 settlement for man following misdiagnosis

The Incident In January 2008, Dr Mark Chandley was diagnosed with progressive transformation of germinal centres (“PTGC”). To review the diagnosis, Doctor Chandley received a histopathological examination of a solitary right inguinal lymph node at th…

£60K settlement follows negligent loss of vision

A Patient Claim Line Case Study The Incident After Mary visited her GP with complaints of a severe headache, she was urgently referred to St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. However, within a year she suffered a loss of vision in b…

Medical Negligence lawyer responds to mesh review

In light of the recently released review by Baroness Cumberlege into the use of Primodos, Sodium Valproate and mesh in gynaecological procedures, Christian Beadell; our Head of Medical Negligence Fast Track (Southport), has summarised the key Recomme…

How to deal with dental malpractice

At some point in our lives, most of us will end up paying a visit to the dentist. It’s never fun, but everyone understands that it’s an essential part of taking care of our oral health, whether you’re having a routine check-up or extensive treatment.…

£450,000 settlement for woman after medical negligence

The Incident Janet attended her local GP in September 2014 with pain and discolouration in her left foot. She’d stubbed her toe four weeks earlier. The 61-year-old from Sunderland was referred to City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Trust on an emergency ba…

Leg amputation for pensioner after a series of errors

The Incident An 82-year-old man has received a settlement from Southport Hospital after his leg needed amputating after initially being referred to a clinic for foot ulcers. In 2010, the gentleman underwent a bilateral femoral arterectomy and a left…

Here’s why Thyroid Awareness Week is important

This week is International Thyroid Awareness Week, and Patient Claim Line’s Medical Negligence Solicitor, Jennifer Argent is keen to share some of the lesser known, but nonetheless important, statistics behind thyroids and its related health issues.…

How to claim compensation for infections after surgery

If you have suffered an infection following surgery that was the result of negligent treatment, you may be entitled to compensation. A hospital owes a certain duty of care towards their patients to ensure that they are not exposed to unnecessary or a…

What is vaginal mesh and what are the risks of surgery?

For many woman, dealing with incontinence or vaginal prolapse is a difficult reality. The NHS estimates that between 3 and 6 million people in the UK have some degree of urinary issue, and that 50% of women will develop a degree of pelvic organ prola…

Can I sue my dentist for negligent treatment?

Paying a visit to the dentist, whether for a routine check-up or for treatment, is important to maintain the condition of your teeth. While the experience can be daunting for some, many are safe in the knowledge that the appointment will be carried o…

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