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Medical negligence solicitors - recently settled cases

Some examples of the types of claims and amounts of compensation we have obtained on behalf of clients who were victims of clinical negligence recently are as follows:

  • Laura Sheehan settled a claim for £21,000 after our client's husband died of sepsis due to the failure to appropriately treat an infection in his foot, although he had life limiting illnesses in any event, he would have gone on to live another year had the infection been treated correctly. 

  • Jamie Cruickshanks settled a claim for £2 million after failure to diagnose an abscess led to brain injury and the loss of ability to work.

  • Jamie Cruickshanks settled a claim for over £600,000 for a child who suffered spinal problems due to a failure to detect the diagnosis.

  • Tom Mooney recently settled a claim for £75,000 for a client who's husband died as a consequence of a delay in diagnosing and treating cancer.

  • Laura Sheehan settled a claim for £8.4 million for negligently performed weight loss surgery. The client suffered a severe infection which was inappropriately treated, causing damage to her brain and resulting in impaired mobility and the need for life long care for the client

  • Tom Mooney has settled a brain injury claim for £2.25 million. It related to failures during delivery and, in particular, not allowing labour to progress naturally. As a consequences of the failings the child developed cerebral palsy.

  • Laura Sheehan settled a claim for the sum of £55,000, the claimant’s wife sadly passed away due to a failure to treat peritonitis after she attended hospital and was discharged home  

  • Laura Sheehan settled a claim for £940,000 due to a delay in diagnosing and treating a TIA (mini-stroke). The client went on to suffer a stroke and chronic fatigue syndrome which severely impacted her everyday life 

  • Kelly Withers recently settled a case for £30,000 after our client lost a number of teeth following the failure to treat preriodontal disease

  • Claire Stockley settled a case in the sum of £176,000 for the delay in diagnosing a scaphoid fracture

  • Claire Stockley recently secured £285,000 in compensation following the brain injury and avoidable death of a 60 year old female

  • Carla Twist settled a claim in the sum of £220,000 for a client who suffered a perforated bowel during a caesarean section

If you or a loved one has fallen victim to clinical negligence, contact our expert team of solicitors today and get the compensation you deserve. All cases are handled on a no win, no fee basis, which means there is no financial risk to you in the unlikely event that your claim is unsuccessful.

As there is a three year time limit on many clinical negligence claims, it is vital you contact a member of our team as soon as possible to ensure a positive outcome. All initial advice is completely free and there is no obligation to proceed whatsoever.

For expert advice call us on 0203 817 9430 and speak to a member of our clinical negligence team to discuss your compensation claim today. Alternatively you can send our clinical negligence team an email via our contact form.

Our specialist solicitors can also advise if you feel you have been let down by another clinical negligence solicitor, if you feel you are the victim of professional negligence click the following link for more information: Solicitor negligence - medical claims

We're widely accredited for our work - medical negligence

  • Clinical Negligence Accreditation
  • Chambers
  • Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers
  • Legal 500

It is our business to deliver legal services that work for our clients, you can trust our specialists to take care of things on your behalf. Over the years our medical negligence team has been recognised by industry awards and accredited for their excellence.

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