Success Stories

Balloon Angioplasty Complications

Posted By admin - 28 January 2013

On 20 August 2003, Mrs X underwent a routine coronary angioplasty at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester. Prior to the operation, Mrs X was advised that she would be in and out of hospital in one day and that she would be off work for no more than a week. The plan was to insert a stent into the left anterior…

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GP Delayed Diagnosis Of Heart Failure – Resulting In Death

Posted By admin - 28 January 2013

In August 2004, Mr Clarke went to see his GP because he had been suffering from chest pains for the past few weeks. He was advised that the pain was caused by indigestion and prescribed medication for heartburn. However, the chest pains continued. Mr Clarke consulted his GP again a few weeks later and, again, he was told it was…

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Suture Left In Body During Insertion Of A Stent – Client Receives Compensation For Medical Negligence

Posted By admin - 20 December 2012

As a result of medical negligence at the Leicester General Hospital our client was left with a suture in his body for over ten months causing him excruciating pain. He recovered £15,000 for his pain, suffering and loss of amenity. Our client was diagnosed with early stages of bladder cancer and received treatment for this. The treatment resulted in swelling of the…

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Michelle’s Payout Over Hospital Misdiagnosis

Posted By admin - 20 December 2012

By Laura Elvin A woman has been awarded a “significant” sum of money after a doctor’s misdiagnosis left her with serious medical problems for life. Michelle Chapman told a junior doctor at Leicester Royal Infirmary’s accident and emergency department that she was suffering from Cauda Equina Syndrome. The condition leads to numbness in the bladder area and incontinence caused by…

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Poor Nursing Care Standards Leads To A Gangrenous Foot – Compensation Of £25,000 For Medical Negligence

Posted By admin - 20 October 2012

A gentleman from Ireland contacted us to investigate a claim for medical negligence. We were instructed to investigate a claim for medical negligence arising out of the care that our client’s wife had received whilst a patient of the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and NHS Leicestershire County & Rutland Primary Care Trust. Our client’s wife had suffered a stroke which affected the…

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