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

£15.1 million secured for woman who suffered brain damage at birth

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Paul Rumley secured a £15.1 million settlement for a 25-year-old woman, L, who was brain damaged during her first 72 hours of life, as a consequence of a failure to diagnose and treat low blood sugar levels.

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9 December 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Successful claim for negligent maternity care that caused fits and psychiatric harm

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Our client suffered an eclamptic fit at the birth of her first child. She developed PTSD and continues to have on going psychological injury (four years after the event).

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5 November 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Client who suffered a permanently discoloured arm as a result of a negligent iron infusion secures settlement of £25,000

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Sophie Angwin-Thornes recovered damages for K, a client who suffered an extravasation injury, and as a result she was left with an area of discoloration on her upper arm and suffered pain and weakness in the arm.

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24 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Client who lost use of his right thumb due to negligence secures settlement

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Ali Cloak recovered damages for T, a client who lost the use of his right thumb after a failure to identify the extent of his fractured thumb and failing to provide him with the necessary treatment.

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24 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Five-figure sum for 16 year old who developed knee problems as a result of a delayed diagnosis

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Ali Cloak recovered five-figure sum for B, a 16 year old client who suffered a meniscal tear in her knee which went undiagnosed for nearly six weeks resulting in the need for a substantial operation and a likelihood of significant knee problems in later life.

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24 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£30,000 secured for negligent treatment of broken wrist

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Ali Cloak recovered £30,000 for L, a client who suffered loss of mobility in her wrist as a result of a failure of medical staff to recognise that her broken wrist was not healing correctly .

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8 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£4.8 million awarded for oxygen deprivation during birth

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Paul Rumley acted for C, a 19 year old man who received insufficient oxygen to the brain around the time of his birth due to a 29 minute negligent delay in his delivery. His twin brother was born uninjured.

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16 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

£3.14 million compensation for delayed diagnosis leading to amputation

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Simon Elliman recovered £3.14 million for L,  a female client who became tetraplegic as a result of a delay in diagnosing and treating a spinal abscess.

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16 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

£825,000 for negligent delays leading to amputations

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A client, represented by Simon Elliman, recovered damages of £825,000 for a claim involving delays in providing surgical treatment, leading to sepsis, partial amputation of both thumbs, two fingers and all ten toes, and ultimately a below knee amputation of her left leg.

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

£975,000 compensation for a 55 year old woman who contracted sepsis

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Tracy Norris-Evans, Partner at Royds Withy King, represented a woman, K, in a medical negligence claim against her GP.

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

£250,000 compensation for a woman who contracted sepsis following the birth of her baby at the Royal United Hospital in Bath

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Find out more about a recent case which has been settled for £250,000 after a woman contracted sepsis following the birth of her baby.

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