Spinal Injuries

Spinal Injuries and Spinal Cord Injuries are very serious. More often than not they have a life-changing effect on the victim.

Spinal injuries can be a very serious complication of medical malpractice and can involve an orthopaedic injury to the vertebrae, a spinal cord injury, an injury to spinal nerves and arteries or damage to the Cauda Equina (the nerves at the base of the spine that provide sensation to the lower limbs, the buttocks and genitals and provide control of bowel, bladder and sexual function).

Spinal Injuries can be caused in many ways:

  • Cauda Equina Treatment Delays & Diagnosis Errors
  • Degenerative Disc Disease Diagnosis Errors & Treatment Delays
  • Spinal Abscess Treatment Delays & Diagnosis Errors
  • Spina Bifida Treatment Delays & Diagnosis Errors
  • Spinal Cyst Diagnosis Errors & Treatment Delays
  • Spinal Stenosis Diagnosis Errors & Treatment Delays
  • Spinal Tumour Treatment Delays & Diagnosis Errors
  • Spinal Fusion Surgery & Diagnosis Errors
  • Spinal Fracture Treatment Delays & Diagnosis Errors
  • Spinal Haemorrhage  – Diagnosis Errors & Treatment Delays
  • Spinal Decompression Surgery & Diagnosis Errors
  • Discectomy Treatment Delays & Diagnosis Errors
  • Herniated Disc Diagnosis Errors & Treatment Delays
  • Laminectomy Treatment Delays & Diagnosis Errors
  • Lumber Puncture Diagnosis Errors & Treatment Delays

Our expertise in spinal injury claims

We have extensive experience of spinal injury claims.  We can offer in depth knowledge about these complex claims. Your claim will be investigated thoroughly and promptly by specialist solicitors and we use the best independent medical experts and barristers to assist you.

Our experience means that it is very likely that one of our medical negligence solicitors will have previously dealt with a similar case. This allows us to focus on the most important issues from the outset. We will achieve the best possible result in your spinal injury claim.

Case Study:

Failure to admit patient for an urgent MRI scan and failure to undertake decompression and urgent discectomy.

Moosa-Duke Solicitors dealt with the following case which was reported on Lawtel: C had a long history of chronic back pain. For a number of years she had attended the hospital of the defendant trust regularly for investigation and treatment. Read the full case study here

Cauda Equina Syndrome – Clip from BBC News

“Moosa Duke Solicitors have this week secured compensation for a client in a claim for medical negligence against a hospital in Leicestershire which caused Cauda Equina Syndrome” – Read the full case study here.