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30 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£150,000 for negligent gastric band treatment at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

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The claimant received £150,000 following a failure by Barnet General Hospital in London to properly treat her gastric band.

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30 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£120,000 for fatal cardiac negligence claim against University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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The widower of a 66-year-old lady received £120,000 following the death of his wife of congestive cardiac failure, aortic valve stenosis and bicuspid aortic valve and aortic co-arctation.

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30 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Claim for mesothelioma victim exposed to asbestos as a school cleaner/caretaker settled within five months of instruction

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Margaret James was employed by Gwynedd County Council between 1976 and 1992 as a cleaner and caretaker at a junior school in Llandudno.

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27 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£450,000 for negligent neck surgery at Barts Health NHS Trust

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A woman received £450,000 for the shoulder injury sustained after neck surgery. The claimant’s accessory nerve was severed during the operation, restricting her right shoulder movements and she experienced pain on a daily basis along with tingling and numbness in her right arm and fingers.

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27 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£165,000 for negligent appendectomy performed at St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust

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A 30-year-old woman was represented by Kerstin Scheel; she received £165,000 in compensation for the injuries sustained when an appendicectomy was negligently performed.

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27 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

£90,000 for nerve damage following negligent operation at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

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Kerstin Scheel represented a 27 year old man who received £90,000 for the damages to his radial nerve sustained during an operation.

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24 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Medical Negligence

Successful case against The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust for negligence resulting in cerebral palsy

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Kerstin Scheel details a claim involving a six-year-old boy who suffered negligent treatment at birth, resulting in cerebral palsy.

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23 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Successful claim for Rosyth dockyard painter and decorator

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Our specialist asbestos claims team were instructed by James (Jim) Hamilton following his diagnosis of mesothelioma in 2019.

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16 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Compensation secured for painter and decorator diagnosed with mesothelioma within three months of instruction

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Emily Barratt, solicitor in our specialist asbestos disease team was instructed by a client from Swindon in March 2020 following his diagnosis of mesothelioma. Instructions were received from the client during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown and so all communication had to take place via telephone, instead of a face-to-face visit as usual.

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

Successful fatal claim for delayed treatment of aortic stenosis

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A case was brought by the daughter of T – a relatively elderly lady who suffered from aortic stenosis.

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

£85,000 settlement for fatally negligent failure to monitor aortic stenosis

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In this very sad case, a claim was brought by the widow of a patient who had experienced negligent treatment of aortic stenosis. To protect the family’s privacy, here we will refer to him as P.

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9 November 2020 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Compensation recovered for family following mum’s death from exposure to asbestos from her late husband’s work clothes

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Our specialist asbestos claims team was contacted by Mrs Brookes’s family following her diagnosis of mesothelioma. Mrs Brookes had mild dementia and at the time of our visit, Mrs Brookes did not know of her diagnosis due to the upset it would have caused her. We attended Mrs Brookes at home to speak to her regarding her recollections of her husband’s work and asbestos. Despite how unwell she was, Mrs Brookes was ale to give us some information.

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