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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…

  • Delayed Cancer Diagnosis

    16 February 2018

    We acted on behalf of Ms M’s estate following a hospital’s failure to diagnose gallbladder cancer. Ms M had been unwell and was eventually admitted to hospital for the removal of gallstones and her gallbladder. In line with usual procedure, a specimen was taken and sent to the pathology lab for testing. Ms M was advised that the surgery had been a success and her physical problems were not expected to reoccur. She was therefore discharged from hospital.…

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  • Complex Injuries Arising From Bridge Removal

    01 December 2017

    ​We acted for a lady who suffered negligent treatment by her dentist during a bridge removal procedure. Our client suffered a very painful and traumatic experience when the dentist used inappropriate equipment and unreasonable force, which left her with injuries to her head, neck and mouth. …

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  • Speed Down, Save Lives

    22 November 2017

    Many people are often misled by speed limits in that they believe that if they are travelling at the designated speed limit in the road, they are not legally doing anything wrong.…

  • Injury Following Unnecessary Gynaecological Surgery

    13 November 2017

    Our client had sustained an injury further to gynaecological surgery, which was deemed unnecessary and negligently carried out. Our client had been suffering from mid-cycle pain and was referred by her GP to a private surgeon who changed her plan of management from conservative management to surgical intervention, without fully advising of the possible risks and complications. Our client had been left with ongoing urinary dysfunction which has impacted on her work and daily life, and the unnecessary surgery meant that she could no longer give birth naturally.…

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  • Delayed Diagnosis of Foot Fracture

    27 October 2017

    We obtained a six figure sum for a lady who received negligent treatment following a fracture to her left foot. Our client tripped over a vacuum cleaner cord at work and attended her local hospital. She had sustained a Lisfranc fracture, which is an injury to the midfoot. Her foot was swollen and bruised and the hospital missed the fracture, as well as the other abnormalities that were visible on the x-rays. The hospital should have placed our client’s foot in a cast and told her not to weight bear.…

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