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Failure To Diagnose Fracture In A&E – Client Receives £60,000

Posted By admin - 09 September 2013

Mr Z fell from his bicycle and injured his lower leg. The following day, his leg was painful, red and swollen. He therefore attended the Accident & Emergency department at his local hospital. No x-ray was requested or carried out and Mr Z was discharged later the same day with a diagnosis of cellulitis and a prescription of antibiotics. Approximately…

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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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