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Discount Rate Review: the latest news

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We have previously covered the potential changes that could come as a result of the Discount Rate Review elsewhere. However there have been a couple of recent developments which could be cause for concern. The Government’s Actuary – the Government’s …

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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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How we valued, secured and will help to manage a £17.75 million settlement for a GBS client

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A large settlement has been reached on behalf of a 21 year old man, who was injured in the neonatal period as a result of untreated GBS (Group B Streptococcus) infection. His mother was suffering from a high temperature during …

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Largest reported settlement for benzodiazepine mis-prescription agreed for client of Royds Withy King

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A deceased man’s family have been awarded £625,000 after bringing a claim for benzodiazepine mis-prescription which tragically led him to take his own life – one of the largest reported settlements of its kind in England and Wales. Royds Withy …

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Record dental negligence pay-out for client of Royds Withy King

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A woman who endured “appalling” dental treatment for almost two decades has been awarded £160,000 in total damages – the highest amount ever awarded for a dental negligence claim. Royds Withy King has been vigorously pursuing the case on behalf …

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Breast cancer screening scandal: NHS failures affect hundreds of thousands

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The government Minister for Health, Jeremy Hunt, announced yesterday that a computer error in the NHS has led to 450,000 women not being invited to get breast cancer screenings. Partner in our medical negligence team, Paul Rumley, was featured in …

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Grandfather brings dental negligence claim with the help of Royds Withy King after dentist drops metal file down his throat

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A Penzance grandfather has spoken of his terror after a small serrated dental file fell into his mouth and lodged in his throat during routine root canal surgery.

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Court finds NHS Trust negligent in stroke case

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Judith Leach, barrister in our Medical Negligence team, successfully brought a case against Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, representing client Julie Robinson. The Court found that the Trust’s negligence resulted in an avoidable stroke which left Mrs. Robinson severely disabled.

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Royds Withy King joins Group B Strep Support’s legal panel

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Royds Withy King has joined national charity Group B Strep Support’s legal panel.

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Royds Withy King responds to news of birth injuries compensation scheme

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Medical negligence specialists at Royds Withy King have cautiously welcomed today’s announcement of a new Government birth injuries compensation scheme, but warn that adequate care costs will need to be covered and valuable lessons learned, if it is to stand …

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Inquest jury concludes police taser is most likely cause of death

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An inquest into the death of a Plymouth man has concluded that a Taser fired by a police officer was the most probable cause of a fire which killed him.

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Withy King helps widower to sue NHS for failure to diagnose wife’s stroke

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Our  Medical Negligence team is helping an Oxfordshire widower to sue a hospital trust for failing to diagnose and treat a stroke which led to his wife’s untimely death at the age of 46. Judith Leach, a barrister in our Medical Negligence …

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