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Coroner reaches neglect conclusion in pharmacy case
Coroner reaches neglect conclusion in pharmacy case

HM Coroner has today reached a conclusion in the Inquest into the death of Eileen McAdie that her death was caused by her being given the wrong medication at Payden’s Pharmacy in New Ash Green and that this amounted to … Continue reading

Food Poisoning Death Case Settles for £87,500

2nd April 2019 Mr E, brought a Personal Injury claim on behalf of his late wife, Mrs E, (aged 68), from Ashford who died on 7 th December 2013 as a result of food poisoning (campylobacter).

£13,000 for Hospital Neglect causing Pressure Sores

2nd April 2019 Our client, JW brought a clinical negligence claim on behalf of his wife, EW, (aged 79), as a result of treatment she received whilst she was an inpatient at West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth in August – … Continue reading

£44,000 Recovered for Failure to Remove Gallbladder

29th March 2019 Our client, a 60 year old man from Ramsgate, Kent, suffered an attack of severe abdominal pain in April 2014 and attended the QEQM Hospital Margate where he was admitted and monitored for a few days. An … Continue reading

BBC South East interviews Nick Fairweather about local Pathology Recall

The newly formed North Kent Pathology Service has now recalled 3,292 patients since non – urgent blood services were centralised in June 2018. The service is to undergo review by the Royal College of Pathologists. Nick Fairweather was asked to … Continue reading

£299,000 recovered for failure to obtain valid consent

05.02.19 – Our client, a 48-year-old man from Broadstairs, Kent, was suffering with a bony prominence on the top of his left foot, which had been present for some years and which caused him some discomfort when wearing his work … Continue reading

We are recruiting! Clinical Negligence Paralegal

Fairweathers Solicitors LLP are a niche legal practice specialising in clinical negligence claims. Based in modern offices in Estuary View Business Park Whitstable, we have a 5 strong team of experienced solicitors working exclusively in this area of law. We … Continue reading

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Fairweathers triumph at Stour Chambers charity quiz night

28th Jan’19 – A ‘crack’ team from Fairweathers Solicitors saw off 23 other local legal teams to win the coveted Stour Chambers annual charity quiz on Friday.We donated an overnight big cat safari experience for the evenings raffle. To date … Continue reading

£66,250 recovered for negligently performed laparoscopy

18.01.19 – Our client, a 50-year-old woman from Ashford, Kent, underwent a laparoscopic oophorectomy (removal of ovary) at the William Harvey Hospital in June 2013.

Fairweathers becomes The Haven Project’s first ‘Corporate Friend’

The Haven Project, based in Whitstable, began in November 2016 and offers simple help and kindness to people sleeping rough in the town. People can receive a warm dry place to be, with hot drinks, snacks, a laundry and showers. … Continue reading