Hospital negligence

Client’s Vein Damaged When Cannula Inserted Negligently

Negligent treatment of a breast cancer patient. The client suffered pain and loss of function in their right hand and forearm as a consequence of an extravasation of a vesicant drug during their cancer treatment. (chemotherapy).

Nephrostomy Tube Incorrectly Inserted in Kidney: £12K Compensation Awarded

Legal action following a failure by medical staff to recognise that a nephrostomy tube had been incorrectly placed in a pregnant woman leading to serious complications including further unnecessary surgery, sepsis and pneumonia.

Nursing Staff Negligent When Transferring Patient to a Bed Following Surgery: £9K Compensation

Legal action following a failure by nursing staff to appropriately transfer a patient to a bed following surgery causing damage.

Negligent Hospital Care Following Breast Augmentation Surgery

Claim brought by J H for a failure in nursing care following breast augmentation surgery.  Our Client was asked to transfer herself from the recovery bed to the ward bed, despite being unable to do so.  As a result, the drains in her wounds were pulled causing injury.

£2 million compensation for negligent hospital treatment resulting in air embolism and stroke

Claim following removal of a central line with the patient sat in a chair. This led to an air embolism and stroke which caused a somatoform pain disorder and permanent disability.  This is one of the NHS's 10 “never events.”

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