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#LeonasStory - Forbes Solicitors Brain Injury Awareness Campaign

08 Nov 2016

Forbes Solicitors have launched a campaign to raise awareness surrounding the issue of brain injuries caused by medical negligence. According to Headway findings , acquired brain injury hospital admissions have increased by 10% since 2005-6 and in 2013-14, a staggering 162,554 people were admitted to…

The duty of candour and how it can help you

16 Sep 2016

The duty of candour regulations came in to force 14th November 2014 for NHS bodies and in April 2015 for all other organisations. It is a statutory duty to be open and honest with patients, or the families, when something goes wrong or could lead to significant harm in the future. What this means…

When Medical Treatment Goes Wrong

01 Dec 2011

The standard of medical treatment in this country is largely very good, but on occasion you may not be satisfied with your treatment, and there are different forms of redress. The first is through the complaints procedure, and the second is a claim for negligence against the treatment provider for…

Is it possible to take action against my dentist for negligent treatment?

08 Nov 2010

I have recently been told by my new Dentist that I have serious periodontal disease, i.e. that my gums are deteriorating and some of my teeth are becoming loose. I have been told that this is because the disease attacks the gums and in turn erodes the bone that holds my teeth in place. My new Dentist…

6-year-old girl receives compensation following hip injury

12 Nov 2009

A hospital Trust admitted liability for the hip injury caused to a six-year-old girl. Following her birth in October 2000, a splint was applied to her left hip. One month later the splint was removed, although no follow-up appointments were arranged. Over the next 18 months the Claimant was noted to…

Hospital pays over one million pounds in damages

25 Sep 2009

A 42-year-old man received £1,600,000 in compensation for the neurological injuries that he sustained as a result of negligent hospital treatment. In February 2004 he attended hospital for a review of his injuries received in a road traffic accident four months previously. An MRI scan was…

Hospital admit liability after woman develops pressure sores

25 Sep 2009

A 46-year-old woman received an out-of-court settlement of £7,500. Having been diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis, the lady attended hospital twelve days later due to an unrelated matter. Whilst in hospital she was informed that she would need to wear anti-ambolic stockings for her deep vein…

Broken leg results from misdiagnosis of bone disease

25 Sep 2009

A 44-year-old man was awarded £50,000 in damages after the hospital failed to make a correct diagnosis. In December 2005, aged 39, he attended his local hospital complaining of pain and swelling in his right leg. He was diagnosed as suffering from deep vein thrombosis and was subsequently…

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