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Recent medical negligence success stories

Recent success stories for our clients mean that they can use the compensation they receive to buy the best possible equipment, care  and accommodation that it available to help them to adjust to life after medical negligence. These summaries represent only a few of the cases we have settled in the last 12 months.

North Middlesex University Hospital
Compensation: £11million+

A woman in her forties suffered a cardiac arrest and brain damage following routine surgery to repair her ruptured Achilles tendon.

Hospital: West Suffolk Hospital
Compensation: 6-figure sum

A 44-year old woman underwent extensive surgery, including the removal of an eye, when her cancer diagnosis was delayed.  

Hospital: St George’s Hospital
Compensation: 6-figure sum

The family of a woman who died from a sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, secured a six-figure settlement after a GP and St George’s Hospital admitted liability for failing to investigate her health concerns.

Hospital:  Barnet Hospital 
Compensation: 6-figure sum

The widow of a 26-year old man received significant compensation when her husband's pulmonary hypertension was not treated in time to prevent his death.

Hospital Trust: The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust 
Compensation: 7-figure sum

A 52 year old man suffered spinal compression after recovering from spinal surgery and has been left with life-changing injuries.

Hospital Trust: Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust 
Compensation: 6-figure sum

A woman received significant compensation after having prolapse repair surgery with the insertion of vaginal mesh at Wrexham Park Hospital.

Hospital Trust: Confidential
Compensation: 7-figure sum

A woman suffered life-changing injuries when a surgical procedure was carried out for which she had not given consent. 

Hospital: Cromwell Hospital, London
Compensation: Significant

A 75 year old woman, who suffered brain damage during bowel surgery at a private hospital, received compensation to help pay for help with her day to day activities and to pay for adaptations to her home.

Hospital: Oxford Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
Compensation: 5-figure sum

A young woman was left with permanent sensation loss when spinal surgery to correct her scoliosis went wrong.

Hospital: West Middlesex Hospital & Charing Cross Hospital
Compensation: 7-figure sum

A 41 year old woman received a 7 figure sum of compensation when she suffered a stroke that was not diagnosed or treated appropriately.

Hospital Trust: Confidential
Compensation: 6-figure sum

A young mother received a six-figure sum of compensation when she suffered a perineal injury during a forceps delivery.

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Compensation: £5.1m + index-lined annual payments for life  

A 10 year old boy was left severely disabled when his spinal cord was damaged during his delivery by forceps.

Hospital: Barnet Hospital
Compensation: 5-figure sum

A delay to the treatment of a man's bladder cancer led to his widow receiving a five-figure sum of compensation.

Hospital Trust: Confidential
Compensation: 7-figure sum

A mother of four, now a wheelchair user who suffers significant pain, received compensation when her skin condition pyoderma gangrenosum was misdiagnosed and treated.

Northwick Park Hospital
Compensation: 5-figure sum

Puspa Monji died of pneumonia when a nasogastric tube was incorrectly positioned and delivered feed into her lung instead of stomach. The whole sum of compensation is being used for charitable causes in Puspa's name.

Private pathologist
Compensation: Interim award

A young mother received compensation when her Hodgkin's lymphoma was missed when she was pregnant. 

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