Miscommunication within a clinical setting can be disastrous. This brief case study of an NHS medical negligence claim (prepared by Oliver Thorne, a lawyer specialising in NHS medical negligence claims) illustrates what can happen when medical personnel fail to communicate between themselves effectively.
Our client was a front seat passenger in a car which was being driven by her friend. They had been for a day out shopping in Plymouth and were travelling home to Cornwall when a van crossed over in front of their car. Our client’s friend had no choice but to swerve to try to avoid colliding directly with the van.
Case study of a shop worker assault claim where the victim won compensation for psychological injury. The claim was based on the failure of the store that employed her to take adequate steps to protect her and provide support following a series of incidents at the shop where she worked.
Injury lawyer Elizabeth Duncan has recently succeeded in recovering compensation in a stress at work claim for a General Practitioner. The GP had suffered bullying at work to the extent that she suffered debilitating psychological symptoms.
We have recently settled a medical negligence claim against a GP involving misdiagnosis of testicular torsion.
What happens when a pedestrian is hit by a car while crossing a road? Injury lawyer Elizabeth Duncan explains the process of making a compensation claim, using a recent case as an example.
This is a short case study of a medical negligence claim that our client, Allan Austin, won when he sued for compensation following negligent medical treatment at Wexham Park Hospital.