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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...
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...
Medical Negligence » Widow Wins £50,000 for Doctor’s Fatal Misdiagnosis
A widow whose husband died of bowel cancer has won compensation of £50,000 after a GP’s misdiagnosis of his condition deprived him of four months of life. The doctor had reassured the father-of-four two years before his death that he was suffering from nothing more serious than piles.Law...
Medical Negligence » £45,000 Payout for Botched Hand Operation
Lawyers representing a man who was left permanently disabled after a nerve was inadvertently severed during a hospital operation on his hand have succeeded in winning him a £45,000 compensation payout from the NHS.The pensioner went under the knife after developing Dupuytren's Contracture, a c...
Medical Negligence » Birth Injury Claim Settlement to be in Millions
A girl who was left tragically brain damaged due to alleged failings during her hospital delivery has won the right to a substantial sum in damages after an out-of-court settlement was negotiated with the NHS.The six-year-old was born with acute cerebral palsy after her umbilical cord became tightly...
Medical Negligence » Birth Injuries Girl Wins £1.7 Million Compensation
Lawyers for a nine-year-old girl who was left with severe cerebral palsy as a result of catastrophic brain damage suffered during her birth have achieved a £1.7 million settlement of her case against the NHS.The girl was starved of oxygen during her mother’s labour and, as a result, need...
Medical Negligence » Hospital Blunder Mum Awarded Millions
A mother-of-two who was left with catastrophic brain damage after hospital medics delayed referring her for vital tests has been guaranteed a massive compensation payout after the NHS accepted 90 per cent liability for her injuries.The middle-aged woman collapsed at home with a devastating brain ste...
Medical Negligence » £8 Million Payout for ‘Deficient’ Post-Natal Care
Lawyers representing a seven-year-old boy who was stricken by catastrophic brain damage after his hospital birth have achieved an £8 million settlement of his case – and a public NHS apology for the deficiencies in his post-natal care.The youngster, who cannot walk or speak, was left wit...
Medical Negligence » Boy Who Suffered Birth Injuries Wins Record Compensation
A seven-year-old boy, who is facing a lifetime of catastrophic disability after he was born 25 minutes later than he should have been, has achieved a record settlement from his local NHS Trust.The boy's heart rate had slowed drastically before his delivery but the emergency was not responded to prom...
Medical Negligence » £5.5 Million Payout for Meningitis Diagnosis Delay
Lawyers representing an eight-year-old girl who was left tragically brain damaged due to a negligent delay in the diagnosis and treatment of meningitis have achieved a settlement of her damages claim against the NHS worth £5.5 million.The girl was only a few months old when she was referred to...
Medical Negligence » ‘Bristol Heart Baby’ Wins £225,000 Damages
A young man whose life will always be overshadowed by brain damage suffered during heart surgery carried out when he was a toddler at the Bristol Royal Infirmary has won a £225,000 settlement of his claim against the NHS.The man was aged four when he underwent surgery to correct a congenital h...
Medical Negligence » Birth Injuries Boy, 8, Claims Millions from NHS
Lawyers representing an eight-year-old boy who was left with devastating disabilities after his heart stopped before he was born are seeking multi-million-pound damages from the NHS on his behalf, claiming that hospital staff negligently mis-managed his mother’s labour.The boy suffered catastr...
Medical Negligence » ‘Bubbly’ Birth Injuries Girl Wins NHS Millions
An 'incredibly bubbly and sociable' eight-year-old girl who was left severely disabled after complications arose during her birth at a Kent hospital has won a multi-million-pound compensation payout from the NHS.The girl suffered brain damage after a delay during her teenage mother's labour at Medwa...
Medical Negligence » Stroke Victim Wins Multi-Million-Pound NHS Payout
Lawyers representing a highly skilled builder and joiner who suffered a catastrophic stroke following an incorrect hospital diagnosis have achieved a multi-million-pound settlement of his claim against the NHS to pay for the lifetime’s care he will need.The man, aged in his 50s, was left with ...
Medical Negligence » Kidney Transplant Boy Wins Almost £5 Million Damages
A 10-year-old boy who suffered kidney failure after he was born with a condition which was negligently managed at a private hospital has won a compensation package worth almost £5 million to pay for the lifetime of care he will need.The boy was born with a congenital birth defect affecting his...
Medical Negligence » Law firm calls for greater awareness of medical negligence following death of Rhyl man
Law firm Mercury Legal is calling for big changes to be made after a Rhyl man died following one of the “worst examples of poor treatment”.The BBC reports Carl Nolan, who was 30-years-old, was not told for seven years that he was suffering from a life-threatening liver disease. Public Se...
Medical Negligence » Results of hospital review announced
The outcome of a review investigating the high mortality rates of fourteen hospital trusts has been announced, with the Government confirming that eleven hospitals are to be placed in special measures following several major failings.Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said problems within the trusts were ...
Medical Negligence » Birth Delay Boy, Aged Six, Wins £3.8 Million NHS Pay-Out
Lawyers have succeeded in obtaining a £3.8 million compensation pay-out for a six-year-old boy whose brain was starved of oxygen due to a delay in his caesarean delivery at an NHS hospital. In approving the settlement, a judge said that she was ‘deeply humbled’ by the unstinting ca...
Medical Negligence » £7.3million compensation payout to young boy left with profound difficulties after medical error
A 13-year-old boy left with profound difficulties blamed on negligent medical treatment at Harefield Hospital has won £7.3million in compensation from the NHS.Robbie Crane from Hemel Hempstead, Herts suffered brain damage when he was just a few days old, resulting in cerebral palsy, epilepsy, ...

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