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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

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December 2018 Happy Christmas

  Wishing all our Clients, Experts, Counsel and Suppliers a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Fairweathers

£60,000 for Admission, A&E and Ambulance failings causing death of elderly patient

We were instructed by Mrs H, of Maidstone, to investigate a claim in clinical negligence, following the death of her husband J at Maidstone Hospital in January 2015.

£167,500 for Substandard Orthopaedic Surgery to Remove Exostoses

Our Client, Ms S, from Ashford, Kent came to see us following surgery to remove exostoses (a protuberance of bone) in her right leg in September 2013.

£280,000 recovered for failure to operate promptly

Our client, a 46-year-old woman from Ashford, Kent, experienced the sudden onset of severe abdominal pain and sickness in the early hours of 31.08.03 and was taken to hospital by ambulance. Following some tests, she was diagnosed with constipation and … Continue reading

£135,000 recovered for psychological injuries caused by delayed birth trauma

Our client, a 38-year-old woman from Canterbury, Kent, suffered significant psychological injuries in consequence of a traumatic birth of her second child.

Maidstone Hospital admits Negligence during labour causing Cerebral Palsy at birth

Our client, Ms K (aged 38) from Maidstone, Kent, gave birth to her son, JT, at Maidstone Hospital on 18 August 2010.

£17,000 recovered in retained placenta case

Our client, Ms M from Dover, brought a claim against East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust after retained products of conception were missed after she gave birth to her first child in May 2015.

£50,000 recovered for failure to diagnose laryngeal cancer

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 … Continue reading

£140,000 for failing to diagnose lung cancer

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.