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  • A guide to Orthopaedic Negligence Claims

    28 February 2019

    What is the definition of an orthopaedic injury? Put simply, an orthopaedic injury is any deformity/disorder/disease of the skeleton (bones) or its connecting structures, such as muscles, joints, tendons or ligaments.…

  • Missed Hip Fracture Leading to Permanent Confinement to Wheelchair

    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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  • Fractured Hip After Fall in Hospital

    14 September 2017

    We acted for an elderly gentleman who sustained a hip fracture. He was admitted to St Peter’s Hospital for an operation to treat the hip fracture. The gentleman was sadly suffering from dementia and should have been identified as being at high risk of falls. …

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  • Delayed Diagnosis of a Deep Vein Thrombosis

    14 September 2017

    Our client suffered a history of knee problems and therefore chose to undergo total knee replacement surgery. She had also suffered a history of leg swelling, therefore needed an ultrasound prior to surgery to check for the presence of any blood clots or Deep Vein Thrombosis (‘DVT’). The results came back clear and surgery took place.…

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