Negligent management of bilateral wrist fractures in pensioner
We settled a claim on behalf of the estate of a pensioner who received substandard medical care from King George’s Hospital in Ilford. Our client was a fit and active 76 year-old when she fell outside her home onto her outstretched arms, injuring her wrists and left shoulder.
Death of mother and baby at East Surrey Hospital
We resolved a claim for damages against Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust for a husband whose wife and unborn child tragically died at East Surrey Hospital. The mother-to-be was made to wait between two and three hours before being seen despite her being visibly unwell.
Settlement of claim against hospital for tragic death of young mother
We settled a claim on behalf of a father and his two sons in relation to the death of his wife due to a failure to identify a sub arachnoid haemorrhage in time to prevent further fatal bleeding.
Tendon damage leads to extensive surgery and long term pain
A woman in her 60s accidentally cut herself preparing food at home. She went to her local hospital, Ellesmere Port Hospital, where she was seen in the dressings clinic and told by the nurse that the injury would heal itself.
Out-of-court settlement for client who lost thumb tip due to delay in treatment
We recently secured £10,000 in an out-of-court settlement for a client who suffered a delay in surgical treatment to remove a blackthorn from his hand which resulted in the amputation of the tip of his thumb.
Negligent failure to diagnose ankle fracture
We have settled a claim on behalf of a client who fell and fractured her ankle. After being examined and having her ankle X-rayed in A&E, she was reassured that it was only a soft tissue injury and was discharged home to attend physiotherapy.
Failure to act on suspected testicular torsion
We have acted in several cases involving the failure to investigate and diagnose testicular torsion properly. This is a relatively rare condition, normally affecting adolescents, but can sometimes affect older men and younger boys.
Failure to treat orthopaedic injuries properly - scaphoid fractures
Our medical negligence solicitors acted on behalf of a young man who injured his wrist falling onto his out-stretched hand.
Settlement of claim for failure by A&E department to diagnose fractured radius
We settled a claim against Whittington Hospital NHS Trust for an alleged negligent failure to diagnose an undisplaced fracture of the radius.
Failure to diagnose fracture of the humerus properly
Our medical negligence solicitors are investigating on behalf of a minor a claim arising from a fracture to the upper arm (humerus) at the elbow.
Substantial damages for negligent management of foot fracture
We have recently settled a claim for substantial damages against Western Sussex Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust following its failure to act on signs and symptoms of fracture to our client's foot.
Failure to diagnose muscle rupture
We acted on behalf of a lady who presented to hospital with pain in her calf. She was inappropriately treated with Fragmin because of an erroneous working diagnosis of a deep vein thrombosis.
Settlement following delay in operating on fractured cheek bone
We have recently settled a claim against Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust after our client suffered a fractured cheek bone and, due to an administrative error, failed to undergo an emergency CT scan and subsequent surgery to fix the fracture.
Delayed diagnosis of ruptured Achilles tendon following aerobics injury
We settled a claim for a client who suffered severe pain to the back of her calf while taking part in an aerobics class. Our client attended at the local A&E, but she was not provided with any form of treatment.
Development of cellulitis and necrosis following delayed treatment for an insect bite
Our client attended his GP surgery after suffering a degree of pain and swelling following an insect bite on his shin which had occurred a few days earlier. He was subsequently referred to the local A&E department.
Failure to recognise signs of sepsis resulting in delayed diagnosis of meningitis
We obtained approval for a settlement on liability in a claim brought on behalf of a child against Watford General Hospital in relation to an alleged negligent delay in diagnosis of meningococcal septicaemia. As a result of this delay, the child’s leg had to be amputated.
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