Surgery

Compensation For Poor Surgical Care During Surgery to Remove Tumour in Salivary Glands


Compensation awarded for the failure to advise of the risks of surgery, allowing her to make an informed decision. Secondly, she claimed for the failure by the Defendant to perform an open surgery which would have allowed for complete removal of the tumour.

Ulnar Nerve Cut During Laparoscopic Surgery: £152K Compensation Awarded For Negligence


Clinical negligence claim brought by the claimant for damage to ulnar nerve which resulted in permanent paralysis and pain of the claimant’s left arm and hand.

Serious Delay in Follow-Up Consultations After Foot Surgery: Compensation Awarded


Complications following bunion surgery and delays in follow up consultations led to our client being awarded compensation for orthopaedic negligence.

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.

Failure to Explain the Risks of Refractive Lens Exchange Surgery: £21K Compensation Awarded


Legal action following failure to provide information regarding risks of surgery and consent a patient to laser eye surgery. £21K compensation awarded against Optical Express.

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.

Negligent Surgical Repair of a Third-Degree Perineal Birth Tear: Compensation Awarded


The Claimant suffered a third-degree perineal tear during childbirth.  She underwent birth tear repair surgery which was performed negligently and further corrective surgery was required a week later.

Compensation For Negligently Performed Hernia Repair Surgery


Legal Action following negligently performed hernia repair resulting in bladder prolapsing into the client's scrotum.

£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.”

Patient Advised to Have Unnecessary Knee Replacement Surgery When More Suitable Treatment Should Have Been Offered


Claim following inappropriate advice to 36 year old female  undergo knee surgery, leading to knee replacement and 2 revisions of the knee replacement causing pain, long term disability and a future risk of an above knee amputation.

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