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Holidaymaker Infected with Samonella in Turkey

British holidaymaker infected with salmonella after staying at a Turkish hotel. A 51-year-old woman from Darlington decided to take a week-long holiday away with her husband, unaware that her supposedly luxurious Turkish hotel experience would end up causing her so much grief. Starting from May 20, the holidaymaker stayed at the Paloma Foresta Resort and [...]

By |2019-05-09T12:48:38+00:00May 9th, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Hospitals, Personal Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Holidaymaker Infected with Samonella in Turkey

Beauty Therapist Dies After Cosmetic Surgery

Beauty therapist dies after a boob job and tummy tuck cause complications. A 36-year-old beauty therapist from Norwich died following cosmetic procedures. Louise Harvey paid £7,000 for breast enhancement and tummy tuck to be done at a private London hospital run by top UK cosmetic surgery firm Transform. Both procedures were done during the three-hour [...]

By |2019-04-17T11:29:23+00:00April 16th, 2019|Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Hospitals, Medical, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Beauty Therapist Dies After Cosmetic Surgery

1 – 3 MILLION People harmed by GP, dentist, walk in centre and chemists a year.

Errors made can include prescribing the wrong medication, failing to diagnose a fracture or cancer, extracting the wrong tooth, failing to spot a severe infection such as sepsis. However, in recent times the cases of failings in communication or delayed appointments and diagnosis have increased. GP’s have warned that there is a lack of Doctors [...]

By |2019-04-03T16:55:33+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Accident, Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Hospitals, Medical, Medical Negligence, NHS, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on 1 – 3 MILLION People harmed by GP, dentist, walk in centre and chemists a year.

Has your solicitor taken too much?

Has your solicitor taken too much? Why your solicitor may not be entitled to deduct 25% of your damages. Since April 2013, the Government changed the rules around Solicitors costs and their success fees. Without getting too technical, it allowed Solicitors to deduct up to 25% of people's damages; to cover the loss of [...]

By |2018-03-06T14:24:38+00:00January 29th, 2018|Claim, Compensation, Costs, Legal, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Solicitors|Comments Off on Has your solicitor taken too much?

Liverpool Women’s Hospital Negligence Bills on the Rise

Liverpool Women’s Hospital Pays £12m in Negligence Bills Annually The Liverpool Women’s Hospital faces huge compensation claim pay-outs as the number of women receiving negligent treatment grows. Shocking new figures have been released this week reflecting the huge amount of compensation claims that are paid out annually due to Medical Negligence. Because the Women’s [...]

By |2018-03-06T14:30:30+00:00January 17th, 2018|Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Costs, Hospitals, Legal, Medical Negligence, NHS, Personal Injury, Serious Injury|Comments Off on Liverpool Women’s Hospital Negligence Bills on the Rise

Australia bans the use of controversial Vaginal Mesh surgery

Australia has recently banned the use of the controversial Vaginal Mesh Surgery treatment – TVT (tension-free vaginal tape surgery) as many who have received the treatment have been left with crippling pain and discomfort. Vaginal Mesh Surgery or TVT, (tension-free vaginal tape surgery) is where a piece of mesh is placed into the vagina [...]

By |2018-03-06T15:09:03+00:00December 4th, 2017|Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Australia bans the use of controversial Vaginal Mesh surgery

Necrotising Fasciitis

Necrotising soft tissue infections are a highly dangerous type of skin and soft tissue disease that requires early and aggressive surgical debridement and antimicrobial management. Clinical features often include wound pain, a foul watery discharge, skin blistering, and rapid progression. The appearances of the skin wound may initially seem not to support the seriousness of [...]

By |2018-12-19T10:10:35+00:00November 9th, 2017|Clinical Negligence, Hospitals, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, NHS, Personal Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Necrotising Fasciitis

Failure to Diagnose Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic Pregnancy Guidelines from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the Management of Tubal Pregnancy and the Management of Early Pregnancy Loss stats that in the management of a pregnancy of an unknown location, as part of the initial assessment, a serum hCG assay teat should be taken. The guidelines state that serial [...]

By |2017-12-04T11:37:25+00:00October 9th, 2017|Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Failure to Diagnose Ectopic Pregnancy

Are Solicitors to Blame for Increased Costs?

This week the National Audit Office (NAO) has advised the government that, following a nine month review, they must make changes to the way in which clinical negligence claims are dealt with, the amount of costs payable and most importantly to clients the amount of compensation paid in the higher value claims. What does not [...]

By |2017-11-28T12:04:37+00:00September 8th, 2017|Accident, Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Costs, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Are Solicitors to Blame for Increased Costs?

Are you getting the right treatment?

When we seek medical treatment we all place a lot of trust in the experts we see. Most of the time, you will receive great care. However, mistakes can be made by medical professionals, sometimes with devastating and/or serious consequences. We’ve all heard the horror stories, know someone who knows someone who has suffered a [...]

By |2017-11-27T18:53:12+00:00August 10th, 2017|Accident, Claim, Compensation, Legal, Medical, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Are you getting the right treatment?