Settlement of Cauda Equina Syndrome claim for man in his fifties for £690,000
We have settled a claim for our client, Mr P, a man in his fifties who had experienced a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of Cauda Equina Syndrome with serious consequences.
Settlement of claim for delayed investigation and diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome leading to permanent disability
We achieved a substantial settlement for a young woman left seriously disabled by failures in her care at Hull Royal Infirmary, which led to a delay in diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome.
Successful claim against GP for failure to suspect developing Cauda Equina Syndrome
We have settled a case on behalf of our client, a man in his 30s, who was left with long-term neurological damage from developing Cauda Equina Syndrome. This was compounded by failures on the part of a GP at his local practice.
Successful claim against Kingston Hospital for negligent delay in diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome
We secured a substantial settlement for a man who has been left with long-term bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction after his local A&E department failed to recognise and respond to signs of Cauda Equina Syndrome.
Settlement for delayed diagnosis of new mother’s Cauda Equina Syndrome
We have settled a case for delayed diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome against Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Our client, a new mother, attended A&E complaining of numbness and a burning sensation from the waist down.
Successful claim after hospital's failure to act on early diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome
We have recently settled a claim for a woman who suffered a lumbar slipped disc in her early 20s, which had been treated conservatively at the time with physiotherapy to achieve a full recovery.
Claim against surgeon for leaving haemostatic material in the spinal canal and failing to respond to clear signs of Cauda Equina Syndrome
We secured six figure damages for a patient who was left with permanent urinary, bowel and sexual dysfunction and mobility issues after spinal surgery.
Claim settled against Isle of Wight NHS Trust for failing to advise patient of Cauda Equina Syndrome symptoms
We agreed the settlement of a claim against St Mary’s Hospital, Isle of Wight, for the alleged failure to appropriately advise our client of “red flag” symptoms of Cauda Equina Syndrome.
Liability admitted by hospital for negligent delay in diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome
We have secured an admission of liability from North Middlesex Hospital that it failed to properly assess a patient on two occasions.
Failure to investigate/diagnose Cauda Equina Syndrome
Our client attended her local A&E with signs of CES. These were noted by the A&E doctor and she was correctly referred to the orthopaedic team. There was a disagreement about the evidence for CES and a senior orthopaedic doctor was therefore involved.
Delay in operating on patient with suspected Cauda Equina Syndrome
A diagnosis of CES can be confirmed only with an MRI scan and the condition needs urgent treatment to avoid permanent and severe damage. Our 30-year old client had suspected CES and was admitted to hospital for an MRI scan, but this was delayed by 10 hours.
Settlement against NHS trust following delayed diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome
Our clinical negligence team in Cambridge has settled a claim for delayed diagnosis and treatment of Cauda Equina Syndrome, which left our client with life altering injuries.
Settlement of claim for delayed diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome at Surrey hospital for man in his fifties
Our specialists settled a claim shortly before trial for a man who attended St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey soon after developing signs of Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES).
Admission of liability over failure to perform MRI scan on patient with Cauda Equina Syndrome
We have secured an admission of breach of duty and causation from St Albans Hospital that it failed to properly assess a patient and perform an MRI scan. This led to a delay in diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES).
Successful Cauda Equina claim against Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust for serious neurological injuries
We have settled a claim for a man in his fifties who suffered avoidable neurological injuries following a delay in diagnosis and treatment of Cauda Equina Syndrome in 2019. The claim settled for a six figure sum.
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