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2 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£185,000 compensation awarded for a delay in diagnosing and treating sepsis leading to stroke

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Judith Leach of Royds Withy King, assisted the husband of a woman, J, in a claim against The Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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12 June 2018 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

The Dr Bawa-Garba case – will Jeremy Hunt’s recommendations improve patient safety?

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Judith Leach, barrister in our medical negligence team who also trained as an intensive care nursing practitioner and midwife, takes a look at Jeremy Hunt’s recommendations released yesterday in light of the Dr Bawa-Garba case.

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17 May 2017 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, News

Court finds NHS Trust negligent in stroke case

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Judith Leach, barrister in our Medical Negligence team, successfully brought a case against Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, representing client Julie Robinson. The Court found that the Trust’s negligence resulted in an avoidable stroke which left Mrs. Robinson severely disabled.

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28 October 2016 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Do we really need a defibrillator in the office?

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Statistically 5% of all sudden cardiac arrests (SCA) will occur in the workplace, equivalent to approximately 100 a week in the UK alone.

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20 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Inadequate post-operative care

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Judith Leach obtained £125,000 for the widow of a man who died when hospital staff failed to manage him appropriately following surgery.

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18 June 2015 1 Comment Posted in Medical Negligence, News

Withy King helps widower to sue NHS for failure to diagnose wife’s stroke

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Our  Medical Negligence team is helping an Oxfordshire widower to sue a hospital trust for failing to diagnose and treat a stroke which led to his wife’s untimely death at the age of 46. Judith Leach, a barrister in our Medical Negligence …

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2 March 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Professional Negligence

Buyer beware: Why you should choose your clinical negligence solicitor carefully

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Choosing a clinical negligence solicitor

As you may or may not be already aware, there has recently been an overhaul of funding particularly in relation to personal injury and clinical negligence claims. This was following the review by Lord Jackson. This has arguably created further risks which you should be aware when looking for a solicitor to deal with your medical negligence claim.

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3 December 2013 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and clinical negligence claims

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a form of counselling therapy which is often recommended for a wide range of psychological problems. CBT has been approved by NICE (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and as such GPs have funding allocated to refer patients for CBT on the NHS.

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