Posts tagged “Medical Negligence”

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 […]

Massive Payout for Family

April 27th, 2011
Massive Payout for Family

A Pennsylvanian family was recently awarded $21.6 million in a malpractice trial against a local hospital. The hospital was blamed for not giving the mother proper due care during the birth of her son born 4 years ago. The child now suffers from cerebral palsy and other problems, which were judged as occurring as a […]

Midland Solicitors Expanding Its Services

April 18th, 2011
Midland Solicitors Expanding Its Services

A local solicitors firm in the Black Country has decided to expand its services by offering better advice etc on personal injury and medical negligence claims. In order to do this they have taken on board 2 new solicitors. The personal injury lawyer is now a qualified member of the Law Society personal injury panel […]

Reduced Damages For Complainant

April 14th, 2011
Reduced Damages For Complainant

A woman who sued her employer for millions of dollars had to console herself with just a few thousand, after a jury found against her. The case surrounds injuries sustained in an accident in which the lady in question tripped and fell while at work. She apparently suffered damage to her left arm, and had […]

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, […]

USA Medical Malpractice Procedures Need To Change

March 24th, 2011
USA Medical Malpractice Procedures Need To Change

That’s the opinion of one prominent medical doctor – Dr Ananya Mandal. Dr Mandal believes that most patients with legitimate claims never actually see any money coming from a malpractice suit filed and won. The doctor also says that at the same time many doctors who have not done anything wrong are found liable for […]

Malpractice Compensation Payments Under Scrutiny

March 16th, 2011
Malpractice Compensation Payments Under Scrutiny

The Guam legislature is carrying out a scrutiny of compensation payments paid to out to those who suffered malpractice. The review however is only in connection with claims made against the Guam Government. Apparently it has been 27 years since Guam reviewed its compensation legislation. Currently the cap is $300,000 for a personal injury claim […]

Disabled Singer Reaches Settlement

March 10th, 2011
Disabled Singer Reaches Settlement

An opera singer left disabled after medical failure has now settled. The singer was left with brain damage after medical practitioners failed to give the woman a CT scan which would have shown up an abscess on the brain. The abscess unfortunately burst causing severe brain damage. Further revelations revealed the abscess could have been […]

Obama Now Pushing For Changes In Malpractice Law

March 7th, 2011
Obama Now Pushing For Changes In Malpractice Law

Not content in seeking reform to the health insurance system in the United States, President Obama is now pushing for changes in Malpractice law. This apparently involves cutting down on the number of tests carried out by doctors simply because they fear a malpractice suit if something goes wrong. In order to do this, the […]

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