Lawyers, Doctors: It’s All About Your Bedside Manner, Right?

Over the last few years, I have had the great pleasure of teaching a few hundred doctors to become medico-legal experts. For those who don’t know, medico-legal experts are doctors who examine personal injury or clinical negligence claimants, then write a formal report for the courts regarding the incident circumstances [...]

By |2021-12-16T10:50:58+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury|

In the News – Medical Negligence – June 2019

Negligent surgery costs a young woman her ability to have children naturally A heart-breaking story, recently reported by the BBC shows just how life-changing medical negligence through surgical errors can be. Chelsie Thomas, a 27-year old woman, was left unable to have children naturally when a surgeon removed the wrong [...]

By |2019-06-13T11:10:47+01:00June 13th, 2019|Clinical Negligence|

Medical Negligence Cases – In The News – March Edition

We continue our series of blog posts, examining the latest events relating to medical negligence. Use of incorrect implants to fix fractured bones Any complicated surgical procedure involving implants has certain risks attached. Aside from clinical risks, if defective implants are used – perhaps where inadequate care has been taken [...]

By |2019-03-19T08:16:49+00:00March 19th, 2019|Clinical Negligence|

Clinical Negligence Case: Do Reception Staff At A Hospital Owe Patients A Duty Of Care?

Case: Darnley -v- Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50 For any clinical negligence claim to succeed, the ‘negligent’ person must owe a duty of care towards the person who is harmed. There are several other elements to proving a negligence claim, but showing that this duty of care [...]

By |2019-01-17T11:14:04+00:00January 10th, 2019|Clinical Negligence|

Compensation For Misdiagnosed Cervical Cancer – Is It Possible To Claim?

A startling report in The Independent newspaper earlier last year revealed that as a result of failings at a laboratory in Essex, thousands of cervical cancer screening results were to be reviewed by the NHS. This was because it had been discovered that some women tested were incorrectly given the all-clear. At the time [...]

By |2019-01-10T09:11:28+00:00January 10th, 2019|Clinical Negligence|

How To Choose The Right Clinical Negligence Solicitor

When you are making any kind of legal claim, choosing your legal representatives is a very important decision. Your choice of solicitor can make a huge difference; it could mean the difference between a well-handled case and a shambolic ordeal, success and failure – the right compensation and a missed [...]

By |2018-11-26T21:58:01+00:00November 26th, 2018|Clinical Negligence|
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