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£500,000 Provisional Settlement for Failure to diagnose DVT

1st June 2019 – Our client Mrs T from Whitstable suffered Deep Vein Thrombosis (“DVT”) shortly after giving birth on 8th July 2013.

£600,000 recovered for failure to adequately treat post-operative infection

28th April’19 – Our client, a 35-year-old woman from Ramsgate, Kent, underwent right knee surgery at the William Harvey Hospital (Ashford) in November 2011.Subsequently, she developed a post-operative soft tissue infection.

£50,000 for failure to diagnose Crohn’s disease

18th April 2019 – Our client, a 42 year old woman from West Sussex, had been suffering with bowel related symptoms for some years when, in 2014, she developed a fistula.

Full pre – issue admission of liability secured in failed intubation Cerebral Palsy Case

12th April’19 – Our client, CP (aged 31) from Ramsgate, Kent, gave birth to her son, MJ, at Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother Hospital, Margate on 8th July 2012.

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