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12 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

In excess of £6 million for boy who suffered following GBS infection

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Kerstin Kubiak and Tracey Furminger acted on behalf of a young boy who suffered from cerebral palsy, due to meningitis he developed from untreated GBS infection contracted during the birth.

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18 July 2015 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Compensation for kidney stone left untreated for too long

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Our client, Mr H, first reported painless blood in his urine to his GP in 1990. He then came back to the same GP in 1991 and was appropriately referred to a hospital. Mr H was diagnosed with a kidney stone in his left kidney.

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29 March 2015 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Successful claim helps a double amputee to regain his independence

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Our client received £375,000 in compensation after negligent treatment of his condition resulted in amputation of both legs.

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3 November 2014 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Widow receives compensation for hospital’s failure to diagnose her late husband’s diabetes

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No amount of compensation can make up for the death of a loved one. However, knowing that justice has been served and understanding exactly what happened can be a comfort in a bereavement. Our client was the widow whose husband died following the hospital’s failure to diagnose his diabetes.

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28 October 2014 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Over £6m in compensation for a boy who suffered brain damage due to negligence

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While one legal firm may tell you that your claim is unlikely to succeed, it is worth seeking a second opinion, as this case demonstrates. Our client was awarded a very high compensation sum when Royds Withy King persevered with his case after another firm did not believe it could be won.

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20 July 2012 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Settlement for jockey whose fracture went unrecognised

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A jockey’s profession is exciting but comes with significant risk. When a jockey is kept out of the saddle by injury, recovery time means idle time without the chance to ride and win prize money. This is why for a jockey, a swift – and correct – diagnosis of an injury is essential, and a misdiagnosis can lead to a claim, which is what happened to our client C.

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18 July 2012 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£20,000 for the surgery that could have been avoided with an earlier diagnosis

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For a period of five years between 1987 and 1992 our client, Ms H, repeatedly visited her GPs with complains of right loin pain and urinary infections. Unfortunately the GPs failed to see the significance of Ms H’s infections.

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18 July 2012 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Compensation for late diagnosis of cancer and to pay for future treatment

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Ms C received a significant award after the delay in her diagnosis left her with a much lower five-year cancer survival rate.

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Payout for missed hip displacement

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T, a young girl, received £488,000 compensation for the hospital failing to diagnose her hip displacement at birth.

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