Medical negligence claims

 

$23 million compensation for boy with cerebral palsy from kernicterus brain damage

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence team have negotiated a $23 million damages settlement for a boy who suffered kernicterus brain damage in the first few days after his birth. The community midwives who visited him at home failed to recognise that he...

Asbestos related pleural thickening case settled against steel company

Boyes Turner's specialist asbestos related disease team were instructed by Stewart to investigate a claim for compensation after he was diagnosed with asbestos related diffuse pleural thickening.  Asbestos exposure Stewart had been employed...

£50,000 settlement for former apprentice marine fitter and turner

Boyes Turner's mesothelioma and asbestos disease claims solicitors  were instructed by John following his diagnosis of asbestos related diffuse pleural thickening. John had been suffering with shallow breathing and had often been out of...

Delayed treatment of tumour leaves woman partially blind

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence specialists have secured an admission of liability for a young woman after hospital delays in diagnosis and removal of a non-malignant tumour left her virtually blind in her left eye. The claimant had been referred...

Compensation recovered for below knee amputee following thrombosis

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence specialists have secured a £450,000 settlement for a 70 year old man who suffered a below-knee amputation . Mr B had a medical history of thrombosis and popliteal vascular disease. He had previously undergone...

Spinal law specialists secure interim payments for tetraplegic client

Boyes Turner’s spinal injury lawyers have secured an admission of liability for a man who was rendered tetraplegic after falling from the chair where he was left to sleep after unnecessary spinal surgery . Rehabilitation costs Judgment has been...

£1.4 million settlement for 20 year old with Erb's Palsy

Boyes Turner’s specialist birth injury lawyers have negotiated a £1.4 million settlement for a young woman who suffered a brachial plexus injury at birth. Our client’s case had previously been investigated by another firm of solicitors when...

Admission of liability and NHS apology for 68 year old below knee amputee

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence team  have secured an admission of liability and an NHS apology for a 68 year old below knee amputee.  Our client had a past medical history of thrombosis and popliteal vascular disease which required him...

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...

£275,000 compensation for man with Cauda Equina Syndrome

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence specialists have negotiated a £275,000 settlement from a GP for a man in his thirties with  cauda equina syndrome .  The claimant, who had a past history of sciatic back pain, attended his GP...

Admission of liability for young girl with severe dyskinetic cerebral palsy

Boyes Turner’s birth injury specialists have obtained an admission of liability from an NHS hospital for a five year old girl who was deprived of oxygen (hypoxia) in the few minutes before her birth. As a result of the negligent delay in her delivery,...

Admission of liability for young boy with kernicterus related brain damage

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors  have secured an admission of liability for a young boy with  severe neurodevelopmental impairment . His brain damage was caused by  kernicterus , a condition related to jaundice, when his...

Interim payment for young boy with pneumococcal meningitis

Boyes Turner have secured a liability judgment for a boy with impaired hearing, language and communication, learning difficulties and associated behavioural problems. The injuries arose from an NHS hospital’s delay in recognising and treating his...

£550,000 compensation for negligent hip and knee replacement

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence specialists have secured a settlement of £550,000 for a woman in her 50s who was left with permanent disability after negligent hip and knee replacement surgery. After a hip replacement operation the claimant...

NHS hospital's admission of liability for a boy's brain damage following uterine rupture

Boyes Turner’s brain injury solicitors  have secured an NHS hospital’s admission of liability for a boy’s brain damage following uterine rupture during his mother’s labour. The ten year old boy has severe, spastic diplegia,...

Admission of liability for 8 year old with quadriplegic cerebral palsy

Boyes Turner’s cerebral palsy specialists have secured an admission of liability for an eight year old girl with quadriplegic cerebral palsy. The child, who was healthy at birth, suffered a brain injury when hospital staff failed to recognise and...

Liability settlement for teenager with dystonic cerebral palsy

Boyes Turner’s specialist cerebral palsy solicitors have secured a liability settlement for a teenager with dystonic cerebral palsy arising from acute, profound asphyxia immediately before birth. Our client’s mother attended hospital towards...

Admission of liability for young man with undiagnosed talus fracture

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence lawyers have secured an admission of liability for a young man left unable to run, jump or partake in sport as a result of an undiagnosed talus fracture. The claimant hurt his right foot in a cycling accident and...

Liability settlement for a young man with dyskinetic cerebral palsy

Boyes Turner’s cerebral palsy specialist solicitors  have negotiated a liability settlement for a young man who suffered moderately severe, dyskinetic cerebral palsy arising from the mismanagement of his birth.  The profound hypoxic...

Admission of liability for young man with acute brain injury

Boyes Turner’s specialist medical negligence lawyers have secured an admission of liability for a 20 year old man who suffered a brain injury at birth. The hospital which was responsible for his delivery and his mother’s medical treatment during...

Admission of liability for failure to recognise a pulmonary embolism

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors  have secured an admission of liability from an  NHS hospital  after they failed to recognise the signs of pulmonary embolism which resulted in the death of a 70 year old woman. The...

Admission of liability for death of mother with cardiac sarcoid

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors have secured an admission of liability from an NHS hospital for the avoidable death of a mother in her forties. The deceased was suffering from cardiac sarcoid, a condition which can produce symptoms such...

Admission of negligence from Opticians after boy is left blind

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence specialists have secured an admission of negligence from a high street optician arising from a failure to detect optic atrophy, caused by a brain tumour, during an eye examination of a two year old boy. The...

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...

£375,000 compensation for delayed treatment for birth injury

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence lawyers have secured £375,000 in compensation for a 32 year old woman who suffered a tear from her vagina through her anal sphincters at the time of delivery. The woman was left, after a number of years without...

Brain damage claim resulting from failure to treat newborn jaundice

Our client Oscar* (3 years old) suffered brain damage as a baby and he now has  cerebral palsy  after he developed  jaundice  and elevated bilirubin levels following admission to hospital after his birth. The result Our expert...

Compensation secured following failure to diagnose jaundice

Our client Jacob* ‘s birth injury claim arose when he suffered serious physical injury and brain damage at birth caused by medical negligence. A failure to diagnose jaundice after he had left hospital resulted in hyperbilirubinemia (too much...

Judgment secured after failure to treat enteritis causes brain damage in baby

Our clients The parents of twins approached us after one of their premature twins, Elijah*, developed necrotising enteritis (tissue death in parts of the bowel) following his birth and negligent treatment of his condition resulted in Elijah developing...

Delay in treating jaundice resulting in baby developing kernicterus

Our client Thomas* was born prematurely at just 25 weeks. Thomas developed  jaundice  shortly after he was born and, due to this not being treated quickly enough, he suffered kernicterus (brain damage caused by excessive jaundice. The claims...

£3 million compensation recovered after medical negligence causes baby's brain damage

Our client Dexter*, suffered an inflammation of the tissues surrounding his brain (the meninges) which caused permanent brain damage and  cerebral palsy  after his obstetric and neonatal team failed to respond to signs of...

Claim settled after baby sustains brain damage through hypoglycaemia

Our clients We were instructed by the parents of Aaron*, who was born weighing 2.2kg, after hospital negligence following his birth led to him developing  hypoglycaemia  and permanent brain damage. The result Our team  of brain damage...

Delayed diagnosis of meningitis brain damage claim settled

Our client The parents of Rupert*, a three year old approached our expert team to make a brain damage claim after a delayed diagnosis of pneumococcal meningitis in their son resulted in him developing  permanent brain damage  and  cerebral...

Ongoing claim following delay in diagnosis of pneumococcal meningitis for young boy

Boyes Turner solicitors currently represent Matthew* in a case involving a delay in diagnosis and treatment of  pneumococcal meningitis  in 2004. Matthew was eight months old, meeting all of his developmental milestones and was generally in good...

£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...

Jamie's Case - Deputyship

Jamie* is a young adult who has  spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy  as a result of medical negligence at the time of his birth. A case was brought against the health authority and a lump sum award of £1.2 million was obtained. Ruth...

Anthony's Case - Deputyship

Anthony* is now in his twenties but at the age of 3 he developed an illness, which was not treated properly. His injuries resulted in profound and multiple learning difficulties, epilepsy, blindness and he requires 24 hour care. We acted on behalf of...

Psychological birth trauma claim settled for £30,000

We recently settled a medical negligence claim for £30,000 for Hannah* who developed psychological injuries as a result of the  traumatic birth of her daughter, Charlotte*.  We are also  making a claim  on behalf of Charlotte who...

Pulmonary embolisms and DVT negligence settled claims

£150,000 compensation - hospital failed to diagnose pulmonary embolism  Our expert medical negligence claim solicitors have ensured that the three children of a man who died after doctors from Southend University Hospital NHS foundation trust...

Judgment entered for hip surgery negligence claim

Jane* instructed our specialist surgery negligence claims solicitors to pursue a claim for compensation against the hospital trust responsible for the  surgical negligence  during her initial hip replacement operation which has led to ongoing...

Six figure compensation settlement for lower limb amputation claim

Boyes Turner LLP has negotiated a substantial settlement for a 65 year old amputee following alleged negligent care provided by the Royal Berkshire Hospital (RBH). Mr P had been undergoing medical investigations for pain, swelling and numbness in his left...

£400,000 compensation recovered after delay in diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome

Jayne began experiencing worsening back pain, and couldn’t tolerate sitting down. The pain extended from her back into her left leg and foot and Jayne was unable to walk properly. She had difficulty coping with the pain at work. Deteriorating...

Serious brain injury to new mother caused by negligent hospital care

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence group has this week secured a favourable High Court judgment following a trial to determine whether failings in care caused a woman, Ms Cooper, serious brain injury. In July 2005 Ms Cooper went into hospital to give...

£100,000 awarded following delay in diagnosis of a patella tendon rupture

Our medical negligence team represented Thomas in this difficult case arising from a  delayed diagnosis and treatment of a patella tendon rupture . Thomas had ongoing functional problems with his knee which affected his ability to bear weight on the...

£15,000 compensation for 26 year old woman following anaesthetic awareness

In January 2014 Jennifer* underwent surgery to remove her appendix which proceeded without event. However, a cannula was mistakenly not flushed through following the surgery. This meant that some of the anaesthetic drugs remained in the cannula.  ...

£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...

£65,000 compensation recovered after hospital fail to prevent pressure sores

Sophie* approached Boyes Turner in September 2012 to represent her in a medical negligence claim after she developed pressure sores on her buttocks and the lower part of her backbone following her admission to hospital in April 2011 after she developed...

Delay in treating Achilles tendon rupture claim settled for £21,000

Damon* approached  Boyes Turner  in February 2012 to represent him in a medical negligence claim against a hospital who delayed in treating a ruptured Achilles tendon. Damon fell backward in March 2011 experiencing severe pain in his left ankle....

£48,000 compensation recovered after hospital fail to diagnose a corneal ulcer

Boyes Turner's medical negligence lawyers previously reported   Marcus’*  medical negligence case in which the hospital admitted a delay in diagnosis of a corneal ulcer leading to loss of vision. The hospital admitted there was a...

£250,000 settlement reached for widow following death of her husband

Following the death of her husband Bill* in 2009, Sally* instructed Boyes Turner specialist medical negligence team to represent her in a medical negligence claim against three separate doctors who all failed to refer Bill for a cardiac review, including an...

£20,000 compensation recovered after failure to diagnose Achilles tendon rupture

Stephen* approached Boyes Turner in September 2013 to represent him in a medical negligence claim against a hospital who failed to diagnose ruptured Achilles tendon. Stephen fell over in May 2012 experiencing severe pain in his left ankle. He was taken by...

£250,000 compensation settlement following a delay in diagnosing cauda equina syndrome

Wendy* approached Boyes Turner to represent her in a medical negligence claim against a hospital who delayed in diagnosing  cauda equina syndrome . Ongoing severe back pain Wendy had a long history of severe back pain and had previously undergone...

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,...

Sean's Case - Deputyship

Sean* is a young adult who suffered clinical negligence at birth. His injuries resulted in mixed  dyskinetic cerebral palsy  with severe learning difficulties and epilepsy. A case was brought against the health authority and an award...

Jane's Case - Deputyship

Jane* is a nine year old child who suffered  clinical injuries at birth  leaving extensive physical and mental damage. Jane has severe  quadriplegic cerebral palsy  and needs assistance for all activities. She is also registered blind...

Amy's Case - Private Trust

Amy* is a seven year old child who suffered clinical negligence at birth leaving her with  athetoid cerebral palsy  with delayed motor development and hypertonia in all four limbs. However, despite physical impairments, Amy is likely to...

Nicola's Case - Deputyship

Nicola* is a young lady based in the north of England. Nicola was damaged at birth and suffers from  cerebral palsy  due to a delay in the treatment of meningitis. It wasn’t until she was much older that her mother sought our...

Hospital admit delay in diagnosis of corneal ulcer

Boyes Turner's medical negligence solicitors recently received a response from a Hospital Trust admitting a failure to diagnose a corneal ulcer. In November 2011, 76 year old Marcus* started experiencing soreness and redness in his left eye. Marcus...

Claim settled for £55,000 following a delay in diagnosis of a fractured talus bone

John* injured his ankle during a football match. He suffered immediate pain and the ankle was severely swollen. He was taken to A & E where x-rays were taken. The hospital staff failed to identify from the x-rays that a fracture was present. John was...

Negligent bowel surgery results in £290,000 compensation

Paul* was referred by his GP to North West London Hospitals NHS Trust in March 2009 after presenting with a two month history of bleeding from the rectum, and a family history of cancer of the colon. At the end of April Paul had a colonoscopy, which...

Admission of liability secured for young woman following the death of her baby

Specialist medical negligence solicitor Vanessa Wand has secured a settlement of £55,000 for Jenny*, following the stillbirth of her baby daughter at 39 weeks gestation at a well know London hospital.  As a result of her baby’s death...

£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...

£200,000 compensation recovered following inappropriate repair of a perineal tear

The delivery of Melanie*’s first baby was an extremely distressing experience for her. There were a number of failures on the part of the hospital, including a failure to obtain Melanie’s consent to use forceps and a failure to heed her request...

£200,000 compensation for delay in diagnosis of third degree tear

Christine* approached Boyes Turner Solicitors in January 2011 regarding a claim for  delay in diagnosis of a third degree perineal tear .  The midwife attending the delivery diagnosed a second degree tear, and sutured the tear in the delivery...

£200,000 award for son following the death of his mother

In 2009 Yasmin* was found to be suffering from an abnormal heart rhythm, atrial fibrillation. It was decided that this could be treated with cardioversion (a procedure to shock the heart back in to the correct rhythm). Yasmin went ahead with this...

£107,500 recovered for 35 year old Mary, following a misdiagnosed perineal tear

The delivery of Mary’s fourth baby was complicated by her suffering a perineal tear.  An obstetrician was called to undertake a repair of the tear. Unfortunately the  obstetrician failed to recognise the severity of the injury , and...

Man awarded £105,000 compensation following the death of his wife after surgery

Whilst being investigated for a large pelvic mass, Mrs P was found to have a bleeding risk which meant that whilst undergoing surgery, she would need two units of Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP). Surgery was successfully undertaken and there was no significant...

£182,500 compensation following complications after triple bypass operation

Boyes Turner recovered £182,500 for 77 year old Michael* following inappropriate treatment provided after a triple bypass operation in March 2010 when Michael was aged 74.  A surgical registrar inserted a Vas Cath into Michael’s vertebral...

£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...

£190,000 compensation recovered after negligent shoulder operation

The group recovered £190,000 in compensation for a 49 year old woman following a  privately performed shoulder operation . It was alleged that during the operation the woman sustained tissue and ligament damage. As a result of this she...

£30,000 compensation awarded after anaesthetic awareness during operation

The Medical Negligence group recovered £30,000 in compensation for a 32 year old woman who suffered serious psychiatric injury as a result of anaesthetic awareness during an operation performed in April 2011. The woman suffers from...

Husband awarded £75,000 following death of his wife through renal failure

The Boyes Turner medical negligence group recovered £75,000 in compensation for a 68 year old man following the death of his wife in 2009. The case related to  failures on the part of an NHS trust  to appropriately monitor and treat the...

Widower awarded £253,000 following death of his wife due to an undiagnosed brain aneurysm

The group recovered £253,000 in compensation for a 57 year old man following the death of his wife in 2007. The case related to  failures on the part of an NHS Trust  and two different private consultants over a three month period to...

£25,000 compensation recovered after hospital negligence resulted in neonatal death

We recovered £25,000 compensation for a mother following the death of her son shortly after he was born.   Our client was 26 weeks pregnant when she experienced heavy bleeding and abdominal pain. She was reviewed on the labour ward and fetal...

£53,250 compensation recovered after negligent osteotomy operation

Our expert medical negligence claims team obtained £53,250 in compensation for a woman following a negligently performed corrective osteotomy operation. The woman had suffered years of problems in her right leg, after having sustained a fractured...

£150,000 compensation - hospital failed to diagnose pulmonary embolism

Our expert medical negligence claim solicitors have ensured that the three children of a man who died after doctors from Southend University Hospital NHS foundation trust failed to diagnose his pulmonary embolism will receive £150,000 in compensation...

£24,000 compensation after failure to diagnose ruptured quadricep tendon

We recovered £24,000 in compensation for a 49 year old man, after hospital staff at two different hospitals failed to diagnose and treat his ruptured quadriceps tendon. He was taken to the defendant hospital by ambulance after a fall and was told...

Compensation obtained for complications during birth claim

We  obtained £55,000 in compensation for a woman following complications during the birth of her baby. During the birth the woman was injected with Syntometrine instead of Pethidine, which resulted in powerful and sustained uterine...

£87,500 compensation recovered following death as a result of medical negligence

Our hospital negligence solicitors recovered £87,500 in compensation for the widow of a man whose death was brought about as a result of  negligent medical staff . The deceased fell over at a train station and was taken to hospital. It was...

Delay in diagnosis of peritonitis claim success - £165,000 compensation

We obtained £165,000 in compensation for a 65 year old man following the negligent management of the surgery he underwent in 2007 to treat  bowel cancer . The man had suffered from rectal bleeding and was referred by his GP to a colorectal...

£21,250 compensation settlement after damage during key-hole surgery

Our expert medical negligence claims team achieved a settlement of £21,250 for a 47 year old lady who suffered four separate injuries during an explorative key-hole procedure. This lady had a history of heavy periods and abdominal pain. After other...

£37,500 compensation recovered after delayed diagnosis of fractured radius claim

We recovered £37,500 in compensation for a six year old girl after a  delay in diagnosing her fractured and dislocated radius . The young girl fell while playing and was taken to her local accident and emergency department. An X-ray and...

£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...

£24,000 for severe pressure sore and abscesses - hospital negligence

Boyes Turner’s medical negligence solicitors obtained £24,000 in compensation for a 62 year old, diabetic woman, who suffered a  severe pressure sore  and several abscesses following her hospital admission in May 2008. In 11 May 2008...

Negligent removal of a woman's remaining ovary - £55,000 compensation

We recovered £55,000 compensation for our client, a 31 year old woman, following the negligent removal of both her ovaries during an operation, leaving her unable to conceive a child biologically. In May 2010, the woman became concerned because she...

Negligent back surgery claim - £29,000 compensation

Our  expert medical negligence claim solicitors  obtained £29,000 in compensation for a 65 year old woman, after a consultant neurosurgeon failed to carry out a lumbar laminectomy at the correct level. In 2003, the woman developed problems...

Delay in diagnosis of torn achilles tendon - £20,000 compensation

We obtained £20,000 in compensation for a 49 year old woman after a Minor Injuries Unit failed to diagnose a ruptured Achilles tendon. The woman was playing tennis when she suddenly felt a sharp pain in her left ankle which made her feel as...

Claim settled for £92,500 following delayed diagnosis of torn achilles tendon

We obtained £92,500 in compensation for a 50 year old woman following a delay in diagnosis of a substantial tear of her achilles tendon. The woman was playing squash when she suddenly felt a sharp pain at the back of her ankle. She went...

Delay in treatment for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) claim

Sarah was 50 years old when she was referred to hospital by her GP with suspicion of a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Investigations including venogram and ultrasound were performed and Sarah was given the all clear. She woke at home the next morning...

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...

£21,000 compensation after woman's face was burnt during jaw surgery

We obtained over twenty thousand pounds in compensation for our client,  a 28 year old woman, after she sustained a burn to her upper lip during surgery to correct the position of her jaw. Burnt during surgery In June 2008 the woman underwent...

Anaesthetist error - £50,000 in compensation

We recovered £50,000 compensation for our client, a 33 year old woman, for psychological injuries she suffered when anaesthetic drugs were given to her in the wrong order prior to surgery. Anaesthetist error The woman attended hospital in July 2009...

£85,000 in compensation - swab left inside patient following caesarean

A 24 year old woman has received £85,000 in compensation after a swab was left inside her following a caesarean section in February 2008. The swab became adhered to her small bowel, which required a partial bowel resection and formation of a stoma...

Negligent care of pressure sores claim settled for £65,000 compensation

A 94 year old man had to have an  above-knee amputation  after developing a pressure sore whilst in hospital which later led to a bone infection. He lost his independence and sadly died shortly after moving to a hospice. He was admitted to...

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...

Claim settled fafter delay in diagnosis of detached retina results in 70% loss of vision

A 56 year old woman has been awarded £65,000 after instructing our medical negligence claims team in relation to a claim for a delay in diagnosis of a detached retina which lead to a loss of vision that could have been avoided. The woman woke up one...

£85,000 compensation - negligent hysterectomy recommendation

Boyes Turner’s specialist  medical negligence solicitors  have helped secure a settlement in the sum of £85,000 for a woman who was negligently recommended a hysterectomy operation to treat urinary symptoms. The claimant...

£800,000 compensation settlement after GP fails to diagnose cauda equina syndrome

We recovered £800,000 in compensation for a 40 year old man due to a failure by his GP to diagnose cauda equina syndrome (CES). GP fails to examine patient He went to see his GP with complaints of pain in the lower back, numbness in the back of the...

Negligent surgery compensation after scarring and nerve damage

We recovered £50,000 in compensation for a 55 year old woman after a negligently performed arthroscopy on her left knee caused damage to her peroneal nerve. She suffered from osteoarthritis in her left knee and consequently underwent an...

Failure to operate amputation negligence claim - £27,500 compensation recovered

Boyes Turner’s  amputation negligence solicitors  recovered £27,500 in compensation for a 21 year old man after a delay in operating on his fractured finger when he was 15 meant it eventually had to be  amputated ....

£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...

Hospital negligence claim - new mother's deep vein thrombosis

We acted for a 30 year old woman in a case of hospital negligence where she developed deep vein thrombosis in her left ileac system following the delivery of her child. She complained of pain and was assessed but the DVT was missed and she was sent...

Failure to diagnose newborn's dislocated hip - claim settled for £25,000

We recovered £25,000 in compensation for a 5 year old girl after hospital staff, a paediatric physiotherapist and a GP failed to diagnose the dislocated hip she was born with.  After she was born, her mother reported that...

£35,000 compensation settlement after negligent treatment of haematoma by hospital

We recovered £35,000 in compensation for a 50 year old woman in relation to the negligent treatment of a haematoma which developed following the performance of a cardiac angiogram. Her right external iliac artery became blocked and five months...

£50,000 compensation - negligent aftercare provided to new mother

Boyes Turner's  medical negligence solicitors  recovered £50,000 in compensation for a 33 year old woman in relation to the negligent suturing of a perineal tear sustained following delivery of her first child.  ...

£25,000 compensation - negligent care of caesarean

Boyes Turner's  medical negligence solicitors  recovered £25,000 in compensation for a 30 year old woman in just over 12 months. She had suffered psychiatric injury as a result of the negligent management of her caesarean...

Amputation required after GP negligence - negligence claim settled for £210,000

Our  amputation negligence solicitors  acted on behalf of a 70 year-old man who suffered a below-knee amputation as a result of a failure by his GPs to act on a progressive infection. The man had sustained a minor cut on his foot -...

Compensation recovered following delay in diagnosis of child's meningitis

John was born in March 1997. When he was 3½ years old, John suffered a pneumococcal meningitis infection. Unfortunately there was a delay in diagnosing this infection, and as a result, John suffered a severe brain injury. ...

Hospital negligence claim after delayed diagnosis of severed tendon

In November 2008, a man asked us to represent him in a case for hospital negligence following a delay in diagnosis of a  severed tendon  in his left (non-dominant) thumb. In early 2007, he had sustained a deep laceration to his thumb when a...

£125,000 compensation for 74 year old's bile duct damage

Our  specialist medical negligence solicitors  acted on behalf of our client in relation to damage to her bile duct during a gall bladder operation when she was 74 years old. The damage went undetected and as a result she suffered biliary...

£185,000 negligent surgery compensation after perforated bowel

Our client suffered a perforated bowel following a polypectomy at an NHS treatment centre which resulted in peritonitis and the need for a stoma for 13 months. He was unable to work for a considerable period and suffered a loss of income. ...

Compensation for delayed diagnosis of appendicitis

Our client received £32,500 in medical negligence compensation after a delay in the diagnosis of his appendicitis led to his bowel being ruptured during a laparoscopic appendectomy.  He had attended Worthing...

Woman suffered head injury - delay in diagnosis and treatment

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...

£80,000 compensation after delay in diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome

Our client received £80,000 following the negligent delay in diagnosing and treating his cauda equina syndrome.   Cauda equina syndrome  is where the nerves from the spinal cord become trapped/damaged and cause problems with the lower...

Medical negligence claim for third degree perineal tear

A woman received £17,500 in compensation from the Royal Berkshire Hospital following a medical negligence claim for the injuries she sustained following the birth of her first child. The claim against the hospital was based on their...

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...

Successful claim after GP medical negligence lead to death of 71 year old

We recovered compensation for the family of a 71 year old man who died following the misprescription by his GP of a chemotherapy drug. GP prescription error His hospital consultant had prescribed a four day course of Melphalan for multiple myeloma. His...

£500,000 compensation recovered after negligent removal of ovarian cyst

Our expert solicitors  helped a woman receive £500,000 in compensation from the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust after negligent surgery to remove an ovarian cyst. During the operation the woman sustained...

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...

Negligent bladder surgery compensation claim settled for £30,000

Our expert medical negligence solicitors recovered £30,000 in compensation for our client, a 51 year old woman, who sustained an injury during a procedure to insert a tension free vaginal tape to support her bladder. Mrs M was suffering from...

£150,000 compensation for widow after failings in care

We helped the widow of a man whose death was brought about by the result of negligence medical staff working for the North Devon Healthcare NHS Trust. The man became unwell in 2004 and sought medical advice initially on a private basis and...

£100,000+ compensation recovered following hospital failure to diagnose fetal abnormality

Boyes Turner recently acted for a woman whose child was born with a missing lower arm, from the elbow down.  She claimed that this abnormality should have been detected at a routine anomaly scan. If it had been, she would have...

£220,000 in compensation - Negligent management of spinal surgery

Our expert medical negligence solicitors helped a woman win over £220,000 in compensation after she suffered damage to her spinal nerves, incontinence and paralysis of her legs following  negligent management of her spinal surgery . Our...

£200,000 compensation - negligent early discharge led to infected wound

Boyes Turner's medical negligence solicitors recovered £200,000 in compensation after early discharge following surgery led to infection and gangrene. As a result the wound quickly became severely infected leading to gangrene and requiring...

£67,500 recovered for victim of negligently performed surgery

Boyes Turner's  expert medical negligence claim solicitors  settled a medical negligence claim on behalf of an NHS patient who suffered permanent debilitating symptoms in her wrist after a surgeon performed the wrong procedure. Client...

£19,000 compensation secured after loss of vision following delayed diagnosis

We represented a 51 year old woman who lost the vision in her left eye following delayed diagnosis and treatment of a detached retina.  Problems with vision She had attended her GP for an emergency appointment due to concerns about symptoms in her...

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...

Negligent surgery claim after bowel perforated during operation

Janet was awarded £35k following a negligent key-hole surgery procedure to remove her gall bladder, (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy). During the operation whilst closing the key-hole site, a piece of her small intestine was negligently...

Hospital negligence claim success after ulnar nerve damage

We were instructed in August 2004 to consider the case of a student who suffered a fracture to his right non-dominant hand following a fall. Following attendance at Queen’s medical centre, Mr S was admitted to hospital and underwent an open...

£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...

£85,000 compensation recovered after claim against negligent emergency GP

A 57 year old man suffered an infected haematoma following a routine angiogram in July 2002. Despite excruciating pain in his right groin he was discharged from the hospital the following day. His symptoms of pain and swelling worsened and he was examined...

Compensation secured for victim of GP negligence - detached retina

We secured £19,000 compensation for client after her GP failed to refer her to an eye specialist for a detached retina. Blurred vision in left eye At the beginning of December 2004, our client noted that her left eye was blurred. She consulted her...

£30,000 compensation awarded to client for negligent surgery

We recovered £30k surgery negligence compensation after our client, a 59 year old woman, underwent an unsuccessful arthroscopic subacromial decompression and repair of her rotator cuff. The surgery was unsuccessful and led...

£70,000 compensation secured after woman lost eyesight through hospital negligence

Our client was awarded £70,000 in compensation for her claim against James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust following the loss of vision in her right eye.  Eye operation at James Paget Hospital She was...

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...

£200,000 compensation recovered for family of baby with Erb's palsy

Boyes Turner's expert solicitors recovered compensation for the parents of a baby who has  Erb's palsy  after suffering a severe right brachial plexus palsy and dislocation of his right shoulder at the time of his...

£200,000 compensation recovered after negligence claim against Chiropractor and GP

Sophie was only 10 in 1995 when she suffered an acute slipped upper femoral epiphysis of her right hip. A case was brought against her chiropractor who had seen her some 10 days previously but failed to diagnose her or refer her urgently for an orthopaedic...

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...

£150,000 compensation after maternal tear during child birth claim

Holly suffered a full thickness perineal tear during delivery of her first daughter. The tear involved both the internal and external anal sphincter. The seriousness of the injury was not identified and Holly was stitched as a normal episiotomy tear. Aged...

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,...

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...

Negligence knee surgery results in amputation - negligence claim settled for £150,000

At 75, David’s routine knee replacement operation went wrong when the surgeon cut the popliteal artery. The wound became infected eventually resulting in the need for an above knee amputation. There were lengthy discussions about whether...

£81,000 compensation after negligent nursing pressure sore claim

We recovered £81,000 compensation for Imran after he developed a  pressure sore  on his buttock following heart bypass surgery. Imran needed to spend six weeks in hospital having his sores treated and extensive plastic surgery to rebuild...

GP negligence claim after failure to diagnose a heart murmur - £80,000 compensation

36 year old Peter was a serving member of the RAF when his GP noticed abnormal heart rhythm during a routine medical. The GP arranged a chest x ray, but the result was unclear and further investigations including further x rays and an ECG were recommended....

£85,000 compensation recovered after client required major surgery following GP negligence

A 57 year old man suffered an infected haematoma following a routine angiogram in July 2002. Despite excruciating pain in his right groin he was discharged from the hospital the following day. His symptoms of pain and swelling worsened and he was examined...

£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...

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...

Obstetric negligence during birth leading to Erb's Palsy claim settled for £300,000

William has little or no use of his left arm as a result of becoming stuck in the birth canal during his delivery.  Instead of performing the appropriate  manoeuvres ,  the medical staff pulled harder and harder on his head until they had...

£1 million compensation after claim for severe disability of a child

Boyes Turner's medical negligence solicitors acted for a 14 year old boy whose untreated asthma attack led to cardiac arrest and catastrophic brain injury resulting in  spastic tetraplegia  and cognitive impairment with greatly reduced...

Hospital negligence claim - failure to diagnose infection in knee

Mrs M fractured her patella skiing and was advised that she would need the patella pinned. She was advised to have this done when she reached the UK.  The fracture was fixed during an operation at North Hampshire hospital in 2001 and was...

Negligence claim success after pressure sores to heels following surgery

£185,000 was recovered for a 35 year old woman who developed  pressure sores  to both heels following surgery to create an ileo-anal pouch in May 2002. The medical negligence case was handled with the benefit of legal aid and then a...
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