Accident & Emergency claims


A&E medical negligence claim - delay in treatment of ruptured achilles tendon

Mr S obtained £25,000 in compensation following the delay in diagnosis and treatment of a ruptured Achilles tendon. Mr S suffered an injury to his left heel and attended the accident and emergency department at Great Western Hospital in Swindon. He...

Failure to diagnose snapped achilles tendon - £21,500 compensation recovered

Our client, Mr W, injured his Achilles tendon whilst playing football in June 2004. He attended A&E and was told that he had sprained his ankle. He was told to rest the ankle and to ice it. At the time of examination in A&E he could not...

£37,500 compensation claim settled - delayed diagnosis of footballer's injury

An  accident and emergency negligence claim  was brought on behalf of our client following a delayed diagnosis and treatment of a ruptured patella tendon.  Our client injured his knee whilst playing football and was taken to his local...

Delay in diagnosing ruptured patella tendon - £200,000 compensation

Robert, a 46 year old plumber, suffered a rupture of his patella (knee cap) tendon following a slip and fall whilst walking his dog. Despite the tell tale signs of a loud cracking noise at the time of the fall, an inability to raise his leg straight at...

£205,000 compensation after A&E delayed diagnosis of haematoma

Subdural haematoma went undetected Beryl, aged 75, suffered a closed head injury and fractured wrist when she fell down some stairs while on holiday. The local hospital recognised the wrist fracture and noted a bang to the head. She was given a plaster cast...

Claim settled after failure to diagnose a fracture in A&E

John fell from his loft to the landing aged 64. He attended hospital with abrasions to his shins, bruises to his body and pain in his leg/knee. He was able to stand but with discomfort and pain. He was told that because he could stand, his knee could...

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