£85,000 for failure to identify risk of DVT

£85,000 for failure to identify risk of DVT

Our Client, a 34 year old woman from Maidstone, Kent, was admitted to Tunbridge Wells Hospital on the 24th February 2012 with suspected appendicitis.

There was a delay in her being admitted to the surgical ward of around 17 hours.  As a result she was left on a trolley waiting to be taken to theatre in the Accident & Emergency Department over night. Continue reading this article

Widow secures £177,000 after husband’s heart condition missed by Maidstone Hospital

Widow secures £177,000 after husband’s heart condition missed by Maidstone Hospital

Our client, a woman from Aylesford, Kent, lost her husband in December 2012 (aged 66).

In October 2012 the deceased began to experience chest pain and was taken to Maidstone Hospital.  There he was assessed and then discharged home with a prescription for Amoxicillin and no follow-up. Two months later he suffered a myocardial infarction whilst in bed next to his wife.  His children attempted to resuscitate him, however this was unsuccessful and he was later pronounced dead. A post mortem confirmed the cause of death to be ischaemic heart disease.Continue reading this article

£35,000 recovered for lost spleen

£35,000 recovered for lost spleen

Following our previous article relating to this claim, dated 27.03.13, in which we confirmed that liability had been admitted by the Medway NHS Foundation Trust, we are now pleased to report that a good settlement has been achieved for our client who lives in Gillingham, Kent.Continue reading this article