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Personal Injury Reforms

Misdiagnosis of sepsis results in death, family awarded £150,000

Published on 18th December 2021

We acted for the family of a man who was admitted to Pinderfields hospital with suspected urinary tract infection. He was in fact suffering from sepsis, but...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Negligent hip surgery, damages agreed at £80,500

Published on 12th December 2021

We acted for the family of an elderly man who complained of hip pain. At Barnsley Hospital, the orthopaedic surgeon had recommended by letter that fluid should...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Negligent hospital discharge results in settlement of £3,000

Published on 30th November 2021

We acted for the family of an elderly lady who was discharged from Barnsley hospital to a care home on the coldest night of the year in...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Injection negligence claim settled for £425,000

Published on 24th November 2021

We acted for a claimant who was given an injection by a nurse to reduce the chances of his bowel cancer returning. The claimant says that during...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Supermarket worker injured by lorry

Published on 24th November 2021

We acted for a claimant who was using a forklift truck unload a lorry for a supermarket. Whilst he was inside the lorry, the rear doors slammed...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Patient suffers tissue damage from chemotherapy injection, received £60,000 damages

Published on 6th November 2019

We acted for the widow of a patient at Pinderfields Hospital. He was having chemotherapy. There is always a small risk that the chemical bursts out of...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Avoidable fall in hospital – patient received £3,000 damages

Published on 4th September 2019

We acted for the family of patient of Pinderfields Hospital. She was admitted suffering from confusion, poor mobility, and breathlessness. She should have been assessed as having...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Poor care received at care home – Family awarded £47,000

Published on 22nd August 2019

We acted for the widow of a patient of a care home. The patient stayed at the care home for some weeks to provide respite care. He...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Patient accidentally injected with adrenaline into her vein received £125,000

Published on 20th July 2019

We acted for a patient at Pinderfields Hospital who during her operation was accidentally injected with adrenaline into her vein, causing her to go into cardiac arrest....

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Personal Injury Reforms

Knee surgery gone wrong – patient awarded £25,000

Published on 15th April 2019

We acted for a 60-year-old man against Rotherham Hospital who had a knee replacement operation. The Hospital accidentally inserted the wrong type of plastic knee which inevitably...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Knee damage caused by surgery infection – patient awarded £100,000

Published on 8th February 2019

We acted for a claimant who sued Northern General Hospital. Following surgery, at that Hospital he develops an infection that caused significant damage to his knee. The...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Care home fall claimant settles for £15,000

Published on 10th December 2018

We acted for the family of an elderly lady who was being treated in a care home. She was suffering from Alzheimer’s and so was confused and,...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Misdiagnosis of Tuberculosis causes death, family awarded £60,000 damages

Published on 22nd November 2018

We acted for the family of a patient who was treated at Barnsley Hospital. He developed Tuberculosis (TB), but Barnsley Hospital failed to undertake standard tests for...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Pain increased by surgery, patient received £34,000 damages

Published on 8th October 2018

We settled a claim brought by our Client who was suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. The treatment entails an operation to relieve the pressure on the median...

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Personal Injury Reforms

GP injects wrong limb, patient awarded £2,200

Published on 23rd September 2018

We acted for a Client who was undergoing pain management treatment having been referred by her GP. She received an injection to reduce her pain, but unfortunately,...

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Personal Injury Reforms

Patient with implant punctured during surgery awarded £25,000.00

Published on 7th August 2018

We settled a claim on behalf of a client who had a breast enlargement operation where the breast implant had negligently been punctured by the surgeon during...

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