Orthopaedic injuries/fractures Medical Negligence

Orthopaedics is the medical speciality that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body’s musculoskeletal system, which includes not just the bones/skeleton but also the joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves that allow us to move around.


Typical cases that arise include:-

  • Missed / delayed diagnosis of fractures through failure to x-ray or misinterpreting / misreporting x-rays.
  • Failure to test for nerve and vascular damage.
  • Failure to diagnose serious presenting conditions such as compartment syndrome and cauda equina.
  • Negligent use of tourniquets during surgery.
  • Failure to operate at the optimum time.
  • Femoral shaft fractures or nerve injuries during hip replacements.
  • Positioning and tracking errors during knee replacement surgery.
  • Inexperienced surgeons undertaking complex surgical procedures.

Our team has extensive experience of dealing with all forms of orthopaedic cases, including those highlighted above.

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