Cancer negligence claims

 

Judgment for young mother diagnosed with avoidable cervical cancer

Judgment has been entered for a young mother, Emma* who developed  cervical cancer  when a hospital failed to follow up her  abnormal smear and biopsy results . The hospital have apologised to our client and her family for the failure to...

Hospital admission of liability for a young woman who developed cervical cancer

Boyes Turner’s specialist medical negligence lawyers have secured an admission of liability for a young woman who developed cervical cancer when a hospital failed to follow up her abnormal smear and biopsy results. Our client was referred by her GP...

£575,000 compensation settlement following a delay in diagnosis of cervical cancer

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors have settled a compensation claim for their client, Alison* following the defendant hospital’s delayed diagnosis of invasive cervical cancer. Hospital fail to diagnose cervical cancer The hospital...

£800,000 compensation settlement recovered following a delay in diagnosis of cervical cancer

Our client, a young woman, developed symptoms, including vaginal bleeding. She attended her GP surgery for her  cervical smear test  and reported her symptoms including discharge and cramping pains. Despite the GP recording a history suggestive of...

Settlement secured for woman following chemical burn during chemotherapy

Specialist medical negligence solicitor  Vanessa Wand  has secured a settlement of £122,000 for Laura* following an  extravasation injury  whilst chemotherapy was being administered for breast cancer. As a result of the injury,...

£50,000 compensation recovered after a delay in bone cancer diagnosis

In September 2011 Colin* asked us to represent his son Robert* in a case of  hospital negligence  which resulted in a delay of diagnosis of Ewings Sarcoma. In September 2011 Colin and his son Robert, aged 6, attended A&E at St Richards...

£59,000 compensation following breast cancer chemotherapy injury

£59,000 in compensation was recovered for a 54 year old woman, who suffered an extravasation injury to her chest area during chemotherapy treatment at a private hospital for cancer of the left breast. It was alleged that the nurse negligently...

£65,000 claim settled after delayed kidney cancer diagnosis

We obtained £65,000 in compensation for a 61 year old woman following a  delay in diagnosis of kidney cancer . Medical experts commissioned Boyes Turner’s experts commissioned an expert oncologist, histopathologist and radiologist...

Claim settled after a delay in diagnosis of Ewings sarcoma tumour of the spine

We obtained a six figure sum in compensation for a 17 year old boy following a delay in diagnosis of a Ewings sarcoma tumour of the spine. Delay in diagnosis by hospital The boy had been to see Accident and Emergency staff at the defendant...

Delay in diagnosis of lung cancer claim settlement of £32,000

We recently acted for a 48 year old woman who received £32,000 in compensation after a hospital failed to diagnose her lung cancer for almost a year. During this time the X-ray results clearly stated that lung cancer could not be...

£22,500 compensation claim - woman left scarred after chemotherapy

We recovered £22,500 in compensation for a 43 year old woman, who sustained an extravasation/burn injury on her chest due to chemotherapy drugs leaking from a port catheter site during treatment for breast cancer.  Medical error leads to...

Delayed diagnosis of lung cancer - medical negligence claim

Boyes Turner's medical negligence team acted for a woman who suffered from recurring chest infections and was first referred to a chest physician in 1998 following a chest x-ray which had identified an abnormality. The consultant she saw dismissed...

Failure to diagnose cervical cancer compensation claim settled for £265,000

Nicola was aged 30 when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer in October 2000. She had previously been investigated for abnormal smears in 1997/1998, but after that there were failings in the care provided by both her GP and her local Hospital which lead...

Cancer medical negligence claim after delay in diagnosis of cervical cancer

At the age of 28 Mandy had been under the colposcopy clinic for a year following an abnormal smear and she was discharged back to the care of her GP with a view to doing a follow up smear in six months. Delay in diagnosis of cancer Unfortunately the...

Delayed diagnosis of testicular cancer claim settled for £165,000 compensation

Edward's testicular cancer was not diagnosed as the hospital failed to undertake a thorough cancer screen. By the time his testicular cancer was identified, after the delay in diagnosis, he was 24 years old and had secondary tumours in his lungs, brain,...

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