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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.

Hospital Trust: confidential
Compensation: 5-figure sum

A woman secured compensation and the potential to return to court in the future when she experienced post-surgical negligence and damage to her kidneys.

Hospital: St Cross Hospital, Rugby
Compensation: £600,000

A man has settled his claim for £600,000 following poor medical advice which led to extensive hip surgery.

Hospital: confidential
Compensation: £200,000

A woman who suffered serious complications after abdominal surgery was delayed so that she could be transferred to a hospital equipped to carry out a special blood transfusion which was inappropriate for her has settled her claim.

Hospital: Watford General Hospital
Compensation: 6-figure sum 

An NHS trust admitted negligence when it settled a claim for the family of woman who died aged 38 some years after undergoing abdominal surgery.

Hospital Trust: confidential
Compensation: confidential 

An NHS Trust has agreed to a settlement for a young boy after a spinal tumour went undiagnosed and caused permanent damage to surrounding nerves.

Hospital Trust: Homerton University Hospital NHS Trust
Compensation: 6-figure sum

A woman received more than £600,000 in settlement from Homerton University Hospital NHS Trust after she suffered a third degree tear during the birth of her child.

Hospital: confidential
Compensation: £30 million+

A seven-year old boy has settled his medical negligence claim after being deprived of oxygen at birth and suffering catastrophic brain damage.

Hospital: 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: 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.

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