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1 December 2015 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Shame on ‘fat shaming’

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Shame on 'fat shaming'

Have you heard of ‘fat shaming’? This worrying item on today’s news has attracted the attention of solicitor Amy Chater in our Medical Negligence team.

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25 November 2014 0 Comments Posted in Videos, Withy King Insights

Royds Withy King Insights: Negligent Weight-loss Surgery

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Weight-loss surgery can change the lives of people who are overweight and it can help reduce the risks of weight related illnesses such as diabetes. But the surgery itself has not been around for long and, therefore, there are high …

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31 October 2014 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Risks and benefits of weight loss surgery procedures

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As a medical negligence solicitor specialising in cases relating to weight loss (bariatric) surgery, I read with interest recently a review published in The Journal of the American Medical Association comparing the two principal methods of weight loss surgery – gastric bypass and (adjustable) gastric band.

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3 November 2012 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies

Protecting the future after an Erb’s palsy injury

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Erbs-pensation isn’t just about the here and now, it’s also about providing long term security and accounting for obstacles that may develop in the future. In an example of how our team helped to provide this security, compensation of £240,000 was obtained for a little girl who suffered an Erb’s Palsy injury.

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30 April 2012 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies

Compensation for life-changing injuries resulting from the wrong weight loss procedure

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Our client, a lady who was 32 at the time of her weight loss surgery, contacted our Clinical Negligence team, after a defect in the procedure was not dealt with quickly enough, resulting in serious life-altering injuries.

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Compensation recovered for wrongful weight loss surgery procedure

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The compensation for negligent treatment cannot help fully restore the patient’s health, but funds recovered may go a long way to help them cope with the effects of their injuries.

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