A £130,000 accident claim has prompted a cathedral to sue the NHS for not properly treating the foot of a worshiper who was injured on church grounds.
The NHS has been awash in new medical negligence claims this year – and the stories behind these personal injury claims are positively heartbreaking.
When it comes to accident claims, it’s not just England as the rest of the UK gets into the act; in fact both Wales and Scotland have been claims hotbeds.
Medical negligence is no laughing matter – much as the NHS has learned this week after it’s been ordered to pay out on two major compensation claims.
Sometimes it feels like it just doesn’t pay to get out of bed, especially when you’re at danger from duplicitous bus drivers and exhausted junior doctors!
A personal injury compensation award in the millions of pounds has been awarded to one mother who ended up with paralysis from the waist down after surgery.
Botched surgical procedures have led to massive personal injury compensation payouts by the NHS for medical negligence over the years, new research reveals.
While it won’t bring back the leg he lost while under bungled medical care, one hospital patient recently received a large personal injury compensation payment.
Whether you’re a patient or an employee, hospitals seem to be one of the least safe places to be in the country according to this week’s latest news stories.
This week, news broke that the NHS has been made to pay for the mistakes of medical staff, awarding £37,500 in compensation following a botched surgery.
This week, two personal injury compensation awards were made for a total of more than £75,000 due to a personal injury at work and a medical negligence claim.
Judges say that personal injury compensation awards will be increasing by 10 per cent from 2013 in part of an effort to make it less expensive for defendants to lose personal injury claims.
Labour MP Stella Creasy has once again made her displeasure known with the government for their inaction when it comes to doing more to manage high costs incurred by no win no fee lawyers when it comes to medical negligence claims.
Medical negligence has played a part in one woman’s rampant growth after medical staff missed a tumour on her pituitary gland that caused her to grow to a massive 6 feet, 5 inches in height, though NHS officials and the woman’s personal injury solicitors have yet to come to an agreement on the amount of personal injury compensation she is entitled to.
One woman from Northampton recently prevailed on her medical negligence compensation claim winning a £50,000 personal injury compensation award after enduring a surgical procedure she did not need.
One Londoner has recently been awarded a medical negligence compensation payment in the multiple millions of pounds after medical professionals missed her pneumonia diagnosis, it was recently revealed.
One young girl was recently awarded £4 million in medical negligence damages after it was found that injuries she sustained at her birth were due to mistakes made by medical staff, it has recently been reported.
One retired paramedic finally got more than a ‘sorry, mate’ from the NHS, after he received more than £1 million in personal injury compensation for a surgery that left him severely disabled after a botched brain surgery.
One composer from Birmingham has recently prevailed on the medical negligence case he brought against a West Midlands hospital after a misdiagnosis left him paralysed and wheelchair-bound, personal injury compensation experts recently reported.
The serious birth injury suffered by one young girl has led to a £10.8 million medical negligence compensation payout at London’s High Court, legal experts recently reported.