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  • Clinical Negligence and Inquests

    15 August 2018

    Usually when someone has died, their death is registered by a doctor. However, in some circumstances, including where the cause of death is unknown, a death cannot be registered until a Coroner has investigated what happened.…

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  • Failure to Diagnose Spinal Fracture

    03 August 2018

    Our client was climbing over a wooden rail fence when she slipped at the top and fell approximately 4 feet to the ground. She hit her head and back at the same time and was unable to move her body. Luckily, our client was found by her friends who called an ambulance.…

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  • Understanding Clinical Negligence (Infographic)

    04 July 2018

    Medical malpractice claims: Understanding Clinical Negligence. Negligence is the breach of a legal duty of care owed to one person by another which results in a damage being caused to that person. Clinical negligence (often called Medical Negligence) is concerned with claims against doctors and other healthcare professionals and their employers.…

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  • Erb's Palsy

    20 June 2018

    Erb’s palsy is a condition involving injury to the brachial plexus, a network of five large nerves that send messages from the spine to control movement and feeling in the shoulder, arm and hand.…

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  • Missed Hip Fracture

    07 June 2018

    We acted for an elderly lady who suffered a fall whilst in hospital. She suffered a hip fracture (neck of femur) and a wrist injury (damage to the radial nerve). The hospital negligently failed to manage the wrist injury and failed to spot the hip fracture for over four months, despite continual complaints in the medical notes of pain which should have alerted the staff. …

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  • Birthing injury resulting in multi-organ failure

    03 May 2018

    Barlow Robbins settled a case involving delayed diagnosis of a serious bowel obstruction in a young lady expecting her first child. The combination of a number of breaches of their duty of care by the hospital led the Claimant to suffer from several days of excruciating pain, sepsis and multi-organ failure…

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