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17 September 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

35-year-old woman receives over £27,000 in compensation for sepsis and other injuries suffered as a result of negligence during childbirth

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In April 2018, our client went into labour and was admitted to hospital. Despite presenting with a persistently high temperature, no antibiotics were prescribed as she developed sepsis. Unfortunately, as a result of being prescribed beta blockers for atrial fibrillation, the severity of her sepsis was also hidden from medical professionals.

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10 September 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

“It all happened so quickly” – a triathlete’s experience of personal injury

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How Brad Williams’s career was put on hold in an instant, and how we helped him get back on his feet.

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27 July 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£350,000 settlement following delayed breast cancer diagnosis at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

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Our Medical Negligence team settled a cancer compensation claim for a client following a negligent delay by the Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in diagnosing her with breast cancer.

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22 July 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£150,000 negligence claim highlights the value of GP medication reviews

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A medication review is the periodic, usually annual review of the patient with their GP at which the continuing need for the repeat prescription medication is considered. These reviews play an important role in ensuring a patient is on the right medication and doesn’t remain on medication unnecessarily.

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1 June 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Compensation secured for family of grandfather who died due to negligent care in hospital

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Loved ones of Mr S have received compensation as part of an out-of-court settlement agreed with Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust.

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28 May 2021 0 Comments Posted in Charities, Opinion, Real Estate

Why charities now need to be extra careful when selling land

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Real Estate Partner Peter Foskett examines the recent relaxation of some of the current restrictions relating to the disposal of land by charities.

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24 May 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Ali Cloak acts for family bereaved by avoidable sepsis death

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In October 2018, our client Mr C attended the Emergency Department of the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital in Lancashire, having called an ambulance after he woke up with slurred speech.

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30 April 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

How we helped Jo after she suffered significant injuries during childbirth

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Hannah Blackwell, solicitor for Jo Flaherty’s medical negligence claim, explains the injuries Jo suffered and how we helped her seek compensation.

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23 April 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Successful cerebral palsy claim against London hospital: St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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A young boy has been awarded substantial multi-million pound damages following the negligent care afforded to his mother during her pregnancy.

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1 April 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Compensation recovered from Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust for delayed treatment of post-operative infection

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Our client brought an action against Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for treatment provided to him in relation to delayed treatment of a post-operative infection in May 2015.

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1 April 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Compensation recovered from South Manchester hospital for negligent treatment of fractured wrist

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Our client brought an action against University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust for personal injury and consequential losses as a result of negligent treatment he received at Wythenshawe Hospital on 8 April 2014.

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24 March 2021 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Compensation recovered for former joiner diagnosed with diffuse pleural thickening as a result of exposure to asbestos

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John was diagnosed with diffuse pleural thickening in 2018. Following his diagnosis, he contacted specialist asbestos diseases solicitor, Jennifer Seavor, at Royds Withy King.

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