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12 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Successful fatal claim for delayed treatment of aortic stenosis

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A case was brought by the daughter of T – a relatively elderly lady who suffered from aortic stenosis.

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£85,000 settlement for fatally negligent failure to monitor aortic stenosis

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In this very sad case, a claim was brought by the widow of a patient who had experienced negligent treatment of aortic stenosis. To protect the family’s privacy, here we will refer to him as P.

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18 March 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Trouble at the DWP: shocking, but certainly not a shock

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Joachim Stanley, as a representative for clients with injuries that have resulted in permanent disability, reacts to the recent reports that the Department of Work & Pensions has lost more employment tribunals relating to disability than any other employer in Britain since 2016.

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9 March 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

How obstetrics and orthopaedics can work together to help children with Erb’s palsy

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Our specialist Erb’s palsy team talks through how medical experts working with the condition can help when making a claim for compensation and after.

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19 February 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Sudden Cardiac Death in young adults – red flags and prevention

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Judith Leach takes a look at the issue of Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) in young people, including red flags and how it can be prevented.

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17 February 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Unregulated therapy may seem harmless, until it’s not

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Following news from the BBC that certain kinds of therapy are completely unregulated, Joachim Stanley looks at the potential impact this could have on people with serious conditions.

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14 February 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Aortic dissection: are we doing enough?

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Aortic dissection is a life-threatening condition, and a recent investigation into a death involving this cardiac issue has highlighted the need for more to be done in emergency treatment to reduce the incidence of missed and delayed diagnosis. Our medical negligence team takes a look.

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31 January 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Total repair of brachial plexus injuries? An exciting new development

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Joachim Stanley takes a look at a new development in treatment of brachial plexus injury which could changes the lives of those living with Erb’s palsy.

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17 December 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

I experienced a cardiac event – here’s what it was like

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Joachim Stanley, an experienced member of our Medical Negligence team, talks about his experience following a cardiac event this year.

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20 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

How meningitis can be missed by GPs – a case example

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Meningitis can affect anyone, but is most prevalent in babies, children, and young people. It can be fast-acting and aggressive, so it is vital that the condition is treated promptly, even if it is only suspected. Here, Joachim Stanley talks us through a case where this didn’t happen.

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6 August 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Compensation secured for client who regained consciousness during appendectomy

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Joachim Stanley acted for Mr Fenn Settle, a 25 year old man who woke during a surgical procedure and suffered post-traumatic stress injury.

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10 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

What are the benefits of our Erb’s palsy legal clinic?

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Free online legal clinic on Erb's Palsy

Our specialist medical negligence team help you to understand the benefit of our Erb’s palsy online legal clinics.

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