10th July 2018 – Our client, a 50 year old woman (at the date of the negligence) from Ashford, Kent, found a lump in the left side of her neck and was suffering with a dry cough so she attended on her GP and was referred to the ENT department at the William Harvey Hospital.Continue reading this article
Our client, Mr M, a widower from Folkestone, brought a claim arising out of the death of his wife who sadly died of lung cancer on 10th June 2012.Continue reading this article
We acted on behalf of the widow of a man (“C”) from Whitstable, Kent, who was aged 71 at the date of his death in June 2014.Continue reading this article
Our client Mr H, who lives in Norwich, lost his wife in April 2013 after she was diagnosed with a primary adeno-carcinoma of the colon. She left behind two very young children.Continue reading this article
Our client, a lady from Herne Bay, Kent, now aged 33, presented to her GP in January, and again in May, 2008 with a small but palpable lump to the right side of her neck.Continue reading this article
Our client, a woman from Canterbury, Kent, lost her husband in May 2011 after he was diagnosed with renal cancer.
During the diagnostic process the deceased was given conflicting advice as to whether he had cancer. Initially he was advised that he probably had cancer. He was then informed that the results of his scan had no pathological significance. Continue reading this article
Our Client, Mr H, attended his GP and the Dermatology Clinic at the QEQM numerous times with a suspicious skin lesion on his nose. A biopsy was taken, results of which showed actinic keratosis (a pre-invasive form of skin cancer). Unfortunately this did not pick up the squamous cell carcinoma (cancer) present and so it took 5 more months before Mr H was correctly diagnosed, in which time his cancer had progressed to stage 2. Continue reading this article
Our client, a 70 year old man from Hailsham, in East Sussex, died in May 2013, from rectal cancer, following serious errors at Eastbourne District General Hospital, the responsibility of East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.
Our client was referred to the hospital late in 2007, with an altered bowel habit and abdominal pain, following which he underwent colonoscopy in December 2007. This revealed a small tumour in the sigmoid colon, which biopsy showed to be cancerous, together with a benign polyp in the rectal region.Continue reading this article
Our client, Ms B, from Maidstone, Kent, was misdiagnosed with myeloma (a malignant tumour of the bone marrow) in November 2012 during a routine consultation with a Locum Consultant employed by Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.Continue reading this article
Mr D was referred to the Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Hospital, Margate by his GP in March 2008 following an episode of haematuria with left groin pain. The hospital took no action and as a result of this omission appropriate investigations were not undertaken and Mr D’s diagnosis of renal tumour was delayed by more than 2 years.Continue reading this article