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66-year-old woman receives £15,000 from Cambridge Hospital following negligent treatment to her right ankle

A woman has received £15,000 from a Cambridge Hospital following negligent treatment to her right ankle after a fall. After falling and damaging her right ankle in June 2014, the 66 year-old Claimant, who wishes to remain anonymous, has accepted the…

Woman compensated after distressing incident with paramedic

A 52-year-old woman has received £2,000 in compensation after experiencing a distressing encounter with a paramedic. This resulted in the paramedic being struck off the register. Alison Booth from Lancashire, received compensation after Patient Claim…

Mother compensated for physical and mental pain following forceps birth delivery

A mother has received £130,000 as a medical negligence settlement after the hospital that delivered her baby using forceps resulted in years of physical and mental pain. The claimant, 33, who wishes to remain anonymous, received her settlement monies…

Senior Solicitor Michael Gray secures over £3m for two clients following delayed diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome

Michael Gray, Senior Solicitor recently concluded not one but two cauda equina claims in quick succession, he secured over £3 million in damages to ensure that his Clients can live their best lives. However, both now live with complex disabilities an…

Are women being denied pregnancy pain relief?

Claims are coming to light that women are being denied epidurals. In an independent investigation, the Sunday Telegraph have put this down to “a cult of natural childbirths” within six hospitals trusts. In response, all six trusts have come out and d…

Compensation awarded after Airedale NHS Foundation Trust failed to recognise extent of damage caused during labour

A woman has received compensation following failures by Airedale NHS Foundation Trust to recognise the extent of damage to the perineum after giving birth to her son. They also failed to carry out prompt observation and monitoring of the Claimant, wh…

Woman receives £14,500 in compensation following Kent hospital’s failure to remove a Groshong Catheter

A woman received compensation following failures by Kent and Canterbury Hospital when removing a Groshong Catheter. The hospital failed to fully remove a catheter from Camelia Jane Smith, left the cuff component in situ and performed no checks to ens…

33-year-old awarded £24,500 after hospital’s DVT diagnosis failure

A construction owner who suffered unnecessarily for months as a result of NHS Trust failings, has received £24,500 after two NHS Trusts admitted liability. The 33-year old Claimant received his monies after Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Roy…

£15,000 settlement for Pensioner after case argues ‘dangerous’ use of blood pressure machine

A 75-year-old male believes NHS blood pressure machines are ‘dangerous’ and condemns their use. The bold words are in response to a suspected heart attack days after Henry used the machine. As a result, Henry can no longer participate in his favourit…

£50,000 settlement after delayed treatment results in right eye vision loss

Mr Craig Rosendale, now aged 36, has received compensation from the NHS for the failure to promptly arrange treatment for a central retinal vein occlusion. This consequently left Mr Rosendale without sight in one eye. Craig was represented in the com…

Dental failure lands claimant £7,000 after simple re-root filling procedure

A 44 year old man has been awarded £7,000 after errors were made when his dentist failed to properly re-root fill the tooth. Terence Coles, of Leicester, attended his dentist, Dr Himesh Amin, of Knighton Dental Practice, Clarendon Park, Leicester in…

Trainee Solicitor believes Blackpool hospital murder inquiry reopens fresh medical negligence concerns

A Blackpool-based pensioner’s stroke-murder inquiry “could have been avoided” and “could be down to a lack of care”, claims trainee solicitor, Kim Jackson. Kim believes the recent probe into Valerie Kneale’s death is another damning indictment into e…

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