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£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.…

Negligent ultrasound causes fatality in elderly woman

A Patient Claim Line Case Study   The Incident Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust were found to be negligent in a case that resulted in a woman’s death after an unnecessary undertaking of an endoscopy ultrasound (EUS). This procedure sh…

Factory worker faces years of unnecessary knee pain

A Patient Claim Line Case Study   The Incident A man who underwent a right knee therapeutic arthroscopy procedure due to long standing knee pain has been awarded compensation of £18,700 after suffering much pain in the years after, finding out t…

Taxi driver could lose livelihood after negligent treatment

A Patient Claim Line Case Study The Incident Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust were found to be negligent after the glaucoma diagnosis for a 71-year-old taxi driver was not treated and managed sufficiently, leaving him with marked vis…

21-year-old receives five-figure sum following negligent action

A Patient Claim Line Case Study The Incident A 21-year-old man from Birmingham has received a five-figure settlement after medics incorrectly treated a fractured finger. Staff at the University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, negligently tr…

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…

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