Posts tagged “Compensation”

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 […]

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 […]

Surgeon Accused Of Causing Partial Paralysis

April 8th, 2011
Surgeon Accused Of Causing Partial Paralysis

An American surgeon was sued for medical negligence when it transpired a patient he operated on ended up being permanently paralysed. It seems the patient fell and hurt his neck. After seeking medical attention he was informed that he would need a spinal operation. This involved removing a disc, which was replaced by metal. Unfortunately, […]

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