Cauda equina syndrome news

 

How to win a cauda equina claim ' Q&A with Richard Money-Kyrle, a CES specialist and partner at Boyes Turner

Cauda equina syndrome (CES) - a rare but dangerous medical emergency in which compression of the spinal cord can lead to lifelong disability - has recently hit the headlines. Caught early, much of the resulting damage to the patient’s bowel,...

Securing compensation for Cauda Equina clients

This week we asked Alpa Rana , an associate - solicitor in the clinical negligence team, about her experience of successfully investigating cauda equina medical negligence cases What information do you need from an individual who has concerns about delays...

Cauda Equina Syndrome - A Cause for Concern

Back in March  I commented  on a warning that was issued by the Medical Defence Union (MDU) to GPs in relation to cauda equina syndrome (CES). Since 2005, the MDU, which provides representation and indemnity to doctors, had paid out £8...

Medical Defence Union warns GPs - Cauda equina is a medical emergency

One of the UK’s leading medical defence organisations, the Medical Defence Union (MDU), which represents and indemnifies doctors, has warned GPs about the importance of prompt diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome (CES). Even short delays in recognising...

Cauda equina syndrome - Life after diagnosis (PART ONE)

I am a medical negligence solicitor and have been working on cases involving  cauda equina syndrome  for the last 6 years. I have dealt with a number of cases involving delays in diagnosis and treatment of the condition and seen first-hand...

Coming to terms with cauda equina - A client story

We recently recovered £400,000 in medical negligence compensation for our client, Alice*, following a  delay in diagnosis of her cauda equina syndrome  which has left her with persistent and permanent urinary and faecal incontinence, a...

Delay in diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome claims

Boyes Turner’s specialist cauda equina claim solicitors are currently investigating five different claims for clients who experienced a delay in diagnosis of  cauda equina syndrome .  The clients are of different ages, background and...

£750,000 compensation awarded after delay in diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome

A man has reportedly recently received £750k for the failure to perform proper investigations to identify a disc prolapse, resulting in  cauda equina syndrome .  He now suffers from long term neurological impairment in terms of mobility,...

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