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Medical Negligence » Pensioner Left With Weak Voice After Negligent Surgery Awarded £35,000
A pensioner who was left with a weak, husky and painful voice following negligent surgery at an NHS hospital has been awarded £35,000 in compensation.As a result of her injury, the 70-year-old woman had difficulty making herself heard and had needed to give up singing in her local church choir...
Medical Negligence » Disabled Child Awarded Record £13 Million Pay-Out
An eight-year-old girl who was left severely disabled by a bout of meningitis shortly after her birth has been awarded more than £13 million in compensation.The pay-out is believed to be a record in a clinical negligence case where the claimant’s life expectancy was substantially reduced...
Medical Negligence » Mother Praised as Disabled Son Wins £4 Million
A veteran judge praised a mother for showing him the brighter side of human nature as he approved a £4 million compensation pay-out to her teenage son, who was left facing a lifetime of acute disability as a result of oxygen starvation during his birth.The 15-year-old suffered severe physical ...
Medical Negligence » ‘Gutsy’ Teenager Wins £6 Million Pay-out for Birth Delay
A 'splendid, admirable and gutsy' teenager who has exceeded all the expectations of medical experts in coping with the disabilities he was born with, due to a negligent delay in his delivery, has won a £6 million compensation pay-out from the NHS.The 17-year-old was born with cerebral palsy af...
Medical Negligence » ‘Flesh Eating Bug’ Widower Seeks Compensation
The widower of a devoted grandmother, who was killed by the ‘flesh eating bug’ just three days after she slipped on snow in her driveway and cut her arm, is seeking substantial damages from the NHS, claiming that her life could have been saved.Following her accident, the 60-year-old put ...
Medical Negligence » Cerebral Palsy Victim, 11, Wins £7 Million Compensation
Lawyers representing an 11-year-old boy who suffered severe brain damage after complications arose during his hospital birth have won him an NHS compensation package valued at more than £7 million.The boy was left facing a lifetime of grave disability – including learning difficulties, r...
Personal Injury » What is a Road Traffic Accident? Court Rules
A case in which a motorist suffered serious head injuries when his Land Rover was squashed beneath a falling sycamore tree gave rise to a novel test case in which a judge was asked to define what is, and is not, a ‘road traffic accident’.Lawyers representing the motorist had sued a lando...
Medical Negligence » Boy With Brain Damage Wins Millions for Medical Errors
A little boy who is facing a lifetime of acute disability due to a medical blunder following his premature birth has won a multi-million-pound compensation payout from the NHS. The Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust admitted that there had been a negligent 24-hour delay in giving the newborn an...
Medical Negligence » Teenage Meningitis Victim Wins Millions from NHS
Lawyers representing a 15-year-old girl who was left profoundly deaf and disabled due to the failure of hospital staff to promptly diagnose and treat meningitis when she was a baby have achieved a multi-million-pound settlement of her case against the NHS.The girl was stricken by the potentially fat...
Medical Negligence » Top Football Club’s Physiotherapist Cleared of Negligence
Premier League football club Everton has defeated a promising teenage player’s claim that his hopes of a top-flight career were destroyed by negligence on the part of a senior club physiotherapist in the management of his rehabilitation regime after he suffered a serious knee injury in trainin...

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