Category “Medical negligence”

Victims of Disgraced Surgeon Ian Paterson to Receive £37m Total Compensation

September 14th, 2017
Victims of Disgraced Surgeon Ian Paterson to Receive £37m Total Compensation

The roughly 750 victims of imprisoned rogue surgeon Ian Paterson are to receive compensation from a £37 million fund, £27.2 million of which to come from former employer Spire Healthcare and the remainder to come from the Heart of England NHS Trust and Paterson’s insurers. The disgraced former surgeon, who would wildly exaggerate symptoms to […]

Support Following A Traumatic Brain Injury

November 12th, 2013
Support Following A Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury completely changes your life, but it also has an impact on the people around you. If you’ve been involved in a serious accident and you have suffered a traumatic brain injury, you may be left feeling confused, worried and scared for the future. However, there are support groups as well as […]

Medical Lawsuits Often Result From Misdiagnosis

August 15th, 2013
Medical Lawsuits Often Result From Misdiagnosis

Recent research in the USA suggests that most malpractice suits result from the misdiagnosis of medical problems. Interestingly, the majority of these cases are cancer related, although possible heart conditions and meningitis diagnoses follow closely behind. It isn’t just the USA. Researchers looked at 34 studies from several countries. However as the USA tends to […]

What To Do If You Have Suffered From Medical Negligence

May 3rd, 2013
What To Do If You Have Suffered From Medical Negligence

When we visit a medical professional it is very much a relationship of trust and if they break that trust in a negligent fashion then they are liable for a medical negligence or clinical negligence claim for compensation to be made against them. Medical negligence can come in a number of forms with some of the […]

How To Claim Compensation If You Have Been Injured As A Result Of Medical Negligence

March 1st, 2013
How To Claim Compensation If You Have Been Injured As A Result Of Medical Negligence

Medical negligence can be a difficult topic to discuss as well as prove, and the misdiagnosis of any illness or disease is no exception. Cancer is now one of the most common diseases in the UK and unfortunately causes numerous deaths each year. However thanks to advances in medical research, survival rates have doubled since […]

Cap Imposed By State Legislature

October 8th, 2012
Cap Imposed By State Legislature

A cap on any malpractice suit passed by Kansas State legislature has been upheld by the Kansas Supreme Court. The new law which caps any money paid out for what is called non economic damages to $250,000 was challenged, but a majority of judges on the Court body felt the law was correct and justified. […]

Is Cosmetic Surgery The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread?

August 24th, 2012
Is Cosmetic Surgery The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread?

Despite its growing popularity in recent years and proof in aiding thousands of people, many are not so enamoured with cosmetic surgery. Some are even worried that this obsession with surgery could in fact be more harmful than beneficial. Certainly that’s the view of one patient who said she was left very unhappy with her […]

New York Law Firm Launches New Web Site

July 9th, 2012
New York Law Firm Launches New Web Site

A New York Law firm is hoping that many will benefit from knowing their rights if they have to pursue medical negligence claims. BBNRLAW law firm wants people to become further educated about their rights as many can pursue a claim without fully understanding what they are getting themselves involved in. Brett J. Nomberg, the […]

FDA Cracking Down on Eye Care Professionals

October 5th, 2011
FDA Cracking Down on Eye Care Professionals

The growth in LASIK technology to improve the eyesight of customers has fired up officials at the US Federal Drug Administration. It seems the latter has decided to crack down on eye care specialists, who may be miss-selling the technology and / or making false safety claims. The FDA recently sent out a letter warning […]

Legal Worries Over NHS Reforms

May 5th, 2011
Legal Worries Over NHS Reforms

While the UK Government believes that their plans for the reorganisation of the NHS will improve it, a number of lawyers in Wales, where there is no full reorganisation are worried that the Welsh Government hasn’t addressed properly the complaints and compensation arrangements currently passing through the Assembly in Cardiff. The new system called NHS […]

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