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65-year-old Carer Awarded £57,000 Following Dental Malpractice

The Incident In July 2012, our client, Lynnette, attended her dental practice with loose upper teeth and active periodontal disease (gum disease). She was aged 56 at the time. It was decided that Lynette would benefit from removal of her upper teeth…

£30,000 Compensation Awarded After Eye Surgery Negligence

The Incident In May 2017, our client, who was 46 at the time, was seen in the Eye Casualty Clinic at the Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. Blood leaking into the retina and damage to the retina itself as a result of diabetes in the right eye we…

How your medical negligence claim could improve services for NHS patients

So, you feel you’ve been injured and want to pursue a medical negligence claim… but you feel guilty about suing the NHS. What should you think about before instructing a solicitor? Kirsty Parkes is a Solicitor and Senior Litigation Executive at Patie…

New mother robbed of bonding time with baby following negligent maternity care

A Patient Claim Line Case Study Shannon Jackson, a 23-year-old teaching assistant and new mother, was robbed of savouring her precious few weeks with her new baby when a Grade 2 pressure sore was allowed to develop.   The Incident   Miss Ja…

Lack of informed consent leads to severe testes injury for 60-year-old man

A Patient Claim Line Case Study A 60-year-old man has been left with a severe testes injury following a routine surgery, of which he was not forewarned of the risks.   The Incident   The gentleman, who prefers not to be named, visited Unite…

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…

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