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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 [...]

Treatment Delay Teenager Wins £6.25 Million From NHS

By |2015-08-17T10:50:45+01:00August 17th, 2015|Categories: Medical Negligence|

An 18 year old girl who was left to face a lifetime of disability after medical staff failed to pick up a hormonal abnormality following her birth has won an NHS compensation package worth £6.25 million to pay for the care she will always need. The girl was born with an under-active thyroid gland but did [...]

Brain Tumour Teenager Wins £7.5 Million from NHS

By |2015-07-27T08:34:41+01:00July 27th, 2015|Categories: Medical Negligence|

A teenage girl who has been left facing a lifetime of acute disability because of a delay in diagnosing a life-threatening brain tumour has achieved a £7.5 million settlement of her claim against an NHS trust. The girl's parents had been reassured by hospital staff that all was well, despite the tumour having been visible on [...]

Failure to Warn of Risk Costs Hospital

By |2015-06-22T15:19:27+01:00June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Medical Negligence|

There are many illnesses that carry an enhanced risk of developing other health problems, and the courts are taking an increasingly hard line when medical staff fail to warn patients of those risks and the patient suffers as a result. In a recent case, a man who suffered from a pulmonary embolism and underwent an operation [...]

Talented Photographer Wins £2.4 Million For NHS Negligence

By |2015-06-09T13:50:46+01:00June 9th, 2015|Categories: Medical Negligence|

A talented young photographer whose life and career were blighted by a negligent delay in diagnosing and treating a serious back condition has won a £2.4 million compensation payout after the NHS admitted blame for her injuries. The woman had established her own company and was winning respect as a professional photographer before she went into [...]

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 [...]

Stroke Victim Wins £150,000 From Negligent GP

By |2015-04-07T08:48:38+01:00April 7th, 2015|Categories: Medical Negligence, News|

A formidably energetic mother-of-four, whose active life was blighted when she suffered a devastating stroke, has won £150,000 in compensation after the High Court ruled that her GP had been negligent in failing to diagnose a dangerous heart infection. Before her stroke, the middle-aged woman held down jobs as a teaching assistant, dinner lady, caretaker and [...]