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Teenager With the Mind of a Toddler Wins Millions From NHS

By |2015-10-26T10:55:11+00:00October 26th, 2015|Categories: Medical Negligence|

A teenager with cerebral palsy caused by an injury to his brain at birth has won the right to compensation from the NHS to pay for the lifetime of specialist care that he will need. The 18-year-old suffered oxygen starvation during his mother's labour. As a result, he has the strength of a man but the [...]

Botched Knee Replacement Pensioner Wins £380,000

By |2015-10-26T10:54:56+00:00October 26th, 2015|Categories: Medical Negligence|

A retired businessman, who has been plagued by severe pain and disability since botched knee replacement surgery, has achieved a settlement of his claim against the NHS Commissioning Board worth £380,000. The man, aged 79, had been on the NHS waiting list for a knee replacement before the board paid for him to undergo surgery at [...]

Barrister Wins £2 Million Plus After Botched Appendectomy

By |2015-04-13T14:53:46+01:00April 13th, 2015|Categories: Medical Negligence, News|

A barrister who specialises in representing medical negligence victims was cursed by a similar fate to many of his clients when doctors made a catalogue of errors whilst operating to remove his appendix. He suffered long-term consequences, for which the High Court has awarded him more than £2 million in compensation. What should have been a [...]

Millions for Pensioner After Negligent Hospital Treatment

By |2014-11-24T09:39:00+00:00November 24th, 2014|Categories: Medical Negligence, News|

A pensioner who was paralysed owing to a rare spinal infection has won millions of pounds in compensation from the NHS because her suffering was made far worse by dreadful pressure sores she developed whilst being treated in hospital. The woman was in her 60s and enjoying an active life before she developed a spinal cord [...]

Cancer Death Architect’s Family Wins Damages

By |2014-08-04T09:04:45+01:00August 4th, 2014|Categories: Medical Negligence, News|

A personal injury claim brought by the widow and daughter of a promising young architect who needlessly died due to a delay in treating him for skin cancer has been settled by the NHS for almost £600,000. Sam Potts, who was said to be one of the profession's 'shining young stars', was aged just 33 when [...]

Seven-Figure Settlement for Boy With Cerebral Palsy

By |2012-10-29T08:53:00+00:00October 29th, 2012|Categories: Medical Negligence, News|

A boy who was left with brain damage after doctors failed to spot that he was suffering from low blood-sugar levels is likely to receive damages of more than £1 million. Lucas Hillier, now five years old, was born at Good Hope Hospital, West Midlands, in June 2007. He began to show symptoms of hypoglycaemia two [...]