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  • The Clinical Negligence Claims Process

    08 October 2018

    Coming to terms with the fact that a doctor or hospital has been negligent in their treatment of you is often hard to deal with.…

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  • Hip Fracture Following Fall At Work

    02 October 2018

    We acted for a midwife who sustained a nasty fall at work and broke her hip.We obtained an early admission of liability from the Hospital Trust, however, the level of her injuries and the value of her claim was very much in dispute. …

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  • Cerebral Palsy and Strep B Case Study

    04 September 2018

    MR’s mother was a carrier of Strep B (a bacterial infection) and sadly passed this to MR at the time of her birth. …

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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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  • Injuries to the ureter

    15 August 2018

    Ureteral injury is damage caused by trauma to one or both ureters, the muscular tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder.…

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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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