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Weighing the cost: why the human cost of clinical negligence is more important than the bill

In an article published today by the BBC, it is suggested that NHS England “faces paying out £4.3bn in legal fees to settle outstanding claims of clinical negligence”. The article...

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Case study: delayed diagnosis of haemochromatosis lead to liver cancer

Our medical negligence team acted on a fatal case involving the delayed diagnosis of haemochromatosis leading to cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer. The claim was initiated by Mr...

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Case study: £40,000 settlement for delay in treatment for heart failure

Our clients got in touch with us following the sudden death of their father due to a hospital’s mismanagement of his illness. Our clients’ father had a chest X-ray which...

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Case study: failure to spot pregnancy in young mother with brain tumour

We acted on behalf of a young mother who had an inoperable, terminal brain tumour which she was undergoing treatment for. She had told the hospital doctors who were treating...

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Case study: cardiac arrest after ‘low risk’ diagnosis

We acted on behalf of a 32 year-old woman who had a history of myocardial infarction. She awoke with chest pain and, given her pregnancy and history of heart problems,...

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Case study: spinal surgery errors lead to disability

Our client was a lady who was suffering from isthmic spondylolisthesis, a spinal cord condition where a small fracture causes one of the bones in the spine (vertebra) to slip...

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Case study: breach of duty lead to cerebral palsy

A mother was admitted to hospital for an induction of labour at 38 weeks and delivered her baby by trial of forceps. The baby (the Claimant and our client) was...

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Case study: delayed diagnosis of haemochromatosis lead to liver cancer

Our medical negligence team acted on a fatal case involving the delayed diagnosis of haemochromatosis leading to cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer. The claim was initiated by Mr...

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A&E department failures now the biggest source of Medical Negligence claims

According to a 41-page NHS strategy document, delays, misdiagnosis and poor treatment in Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments are now the main source of NHS negligence claims, overtaking orthopaedic surgery...

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Report identifies failings in maternity care standards at Cwm Taf hospitals

This morning, 30th April 2019, The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) published a report into the standard of care provided by the maternity services of Cwm Taf University...

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Firm news

Fiona Dabell shortlisted for AvMA Rising Star Award

We’re delighted to announce that solicitor Fiona Dabell has been shortlisted for the inaugural Action Against Medical Accidents Rising Star Award. Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA) is a national charity...

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Case study: prescription error leads to £60,000 compensation

Medical negligence claim following an allergic reaction to medication Prescription errors are unfortunately  known to be the cause of a number of health problems in the UK. According to the...

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