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£12,000 recovered for client left with scarring following delayed treatment of cancer

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Sophie Angwin-Thornes acted for a 60 year old woman, who suffered the delay in diagnosis and treatment of basal cell carcinoma at the Royal United Hospital, Bath.

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13 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Six-figure settlement secured for client following negligent orthopaedic surgery

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Mrs L brought suffered prolonged pain and disability as a result of a negligent knee replacement. Mrs L, represented by Ali Cloak, received a six-figure sum in compensation.

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13 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Seven-figure settlement secured for client who underwent amputation due to negligent orthopaedic treatment

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Ali Cloak, Senior Associate in our Bath office, secured a seven-figure sum for her client who was had to undergo an amputation following negligent treatment on the part of her orthopaedic surgeon, and later, her GP.

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Royds Withy King client awarded £3.4m for delay in diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome

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A man who experienced a catastrophic delay in diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome has been awarded a lump sum of £3,400,000.

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20 October 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, For life, Medical Negligence

Case update – admission of liability secured in GBS brain injury case

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Kerstin Kubiak, partner in Royds Withy King’s specialist medical negligence department, secured an admission of liability for a 19-year-old’s brain injury, suffered following a delay in diagnosis of his Group B Strep infection.

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£8,700,000 awarded for oxygen deprivation during birth

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Kerstin Kubiak acted for J, a 20 year man who suffered oxygen deprivation during his birth as a result of the hospital medical staff failing to react to a deterioration in his heart rate during labour and failing to undertake an immediate forceps delivery.

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£11,400,000 for negligent failure to proceed to a caesarean section

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Tracy Norris-Evans, a highly experienced Partner in the firm, represented the Claimant. The Claimant who was one of twins, should have been delivered by elective caesarean section, rather than attempting a natural delivery and during the course of the delivery there was a negligent failure to proceed to a caesarean section earlier and negligence in attempting an instrumental delivery.

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£9,570,000 awarded for oxygen deprivation during birth

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Kerstin Kubiak, Partner and birth injury specialist, acted for a 9 year old girl who suffered oxygen deprivation during her birth as a result of the hospital trust staff failing to react to signs of fetal distress and failing to undertake an emergency caesarean section.

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£6.6 million compensation for injuries due to negligent delay in delivery

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Royds Withy King’s Paul Rumley and Hannah Blackwell recently acted for a 9 year old boy, in a claim for damages for severe injuries suffered around the time of his birth.

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£8.6 million compensation for cerebral palsy caused by delayed delivery

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Kerstin Kubiak represented a 24 year old female client in her claim for compensation for the severe brain injuries she suffered as a result of negligence around the time of her delivery. The allegations were that the hospital was negligent in its use of Prostin during her mother’s labour which caused excessive contractions and in turn caused our client to suffer lack of oxygen. There was then a delay in identifying that our client was in distress during labour as a result of the excessive contractions and therefore a delay in delivering her by emergency caesarean section. Had she been delivered about 20 minutes earlier than she was then she would have avoided all injury.

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24 January 2017 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Katrina Hart – Paralympian & Royds Withy King sponsored athlete

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Katrina Hart Royds Withy King sponsored athlete

As specialists in the causes of brain injury, we understand how conditions like Cerebral Palsy can have a severe impact on a person’s quality of life. But we also know that despite this, when given the correct support, people with a whole range of brain injuries can go on to do amazing things and live successful and independent lives.

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1 July 2016 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

£96,950 awarded to a claimant for substandard care resulting in a sacral pressure sore

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The Claimant suffered with multiple sclerosis so had a pre-existing vulnerability to pressure sores. He was admitted to hospital with pneumonia and was treated on an acute assessment ward.

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