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Premature hospital discharge caused female patient to fear for own life

A woman has been awarded compensation after a hospital discharged her too soon and a bruise burst open as she was driving home, causing her to fear for her life.   The incident   The woman, a retired head teacher, had been gardening and dro…

Baby develops brain injury due to traumatic birth negligence incident

The incident   After giving birth to her son in an ambulance on the way to hospital, our client approached Patient Claim Line for severe psychological distress. Our client’s son, now eight, lives with an admitted brain injury as a result of the…

Failed breast augmentation damages mental health and body confidence

A ‘Never Event’ is defined as the “kind of mistake that should never happen” in the field of medical treatment. The Incident   In December 2019, Patient Claim Line were instructed to investigate alleged clinical negligence against the Royal Free…

57-year-old woman fights against delayed Hartmann’s procedure

The Incident Mrs Ann Marie Swift, 57 from South Yorkshire suffered a delayed diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The disease, which came in the form of Ulcerative Colitis (UC), meant because of the delayed diagnosis of IBD, this led to a d…

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…

£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…

Woman undergoes agonising kidney pain due to errors

A Patient Claim Line Case Study The Incident A 54-year-old woman has received a six-figure settlement after a number of failings in following up hospital appointments, which left her with avoidable loss of function in her kidney. The Mid Yorkshire Ho…

Woman awarded £40K following avoidable kidney loss

A Patient Claim Line Case Study The Incident Woman had right kidney removed after medical mistakes were made and surgeons failed to inform her of risks involved with a procedure they carried out at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital.…

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