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Fairweathers passes Lexcel re – accreditation with another strong performance

20th July 2022 – We are delighted to report that we have successfully concluded our annual Lexcel Practice Management Standard audit with another strong performance. The entire process took place remotely for the 3 rd year running. There were no … Continue reading

Ophthalmology
£55,000 Recovered for Delayed Treatment of Glaucoma

15th June 2022 – Our client, a 66-year-old man from Whitstable, suffered a partial loss of vision in his left eye due to a catalogue of failures which caused his glaucoma treatment (trabeculectomy surgery) to be delayed by up to … Continue reading

Archie Batten Inquest Conclusion – Death caused by Neglect

10th June 2022 – Archie Batten was born on Sunday 1 st September 2019, at the QEQM Hospital Margate, and lived for just 27 minutes.

£27,500 recovered in fatality case where hospital inserted drain on wrong side of chest

1st June 2022 – Our client Mrs D’s husband was admitted to Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford in September 2018 with suspected aspiration pneumonia. Unfortunately due to a combination of reasons including incorrect labelling of imaging and failure to use a … Continue reading

£150,000 for Myocardial Infarction and Hypoxic Brain Injury

27th May 2022 – Our client Mr B was told he needed an urgent coronary angioplasty after having a diagnostic angiogram in November 2015.

Settlement achieved in case involving a Grade 4 pressure sore suffered in Folkestone care home

27th May 2022 – Our Client, Mr C, from Maidstone, Kent came to us following the death of his wife, Mrs C, in March 2019.

Archie Batten’s Inquest resumes tomorrow

23rd May 2022 – The Inquest into the death of Archie Batten, who was born on Sunday 1 st September 2019, and lived for just 27 minutes, is due to resume tomorrow at the Archbishop’s Palace in Maidstone before the … Continue reading

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Nick Fairweather becomes President of Kent Law Society

23rd May 2022 – We are delighted to announce that Nick Fairweather today became the 203rd President of Kent Law Society.

Trust admits that negligent failure to prevent deterioration of a sacral pressure sore led to death of 71 year old man

4th May 2022 – Our Client, Mrs S, from Canterbury, Kent came to us following the sad loss of her father, Mr C, in August 2019. Mr C had reduced mobility following a discectomy in 2017 and he was therefore … Continue reading

£115,000 recovered for re-opened Provisional Damages claim

28th March 2022 – Our client, a 21-year-old woman from Ashford, had previously brought a claim (via her mother as litigation friend) arising out of a failure to diagnose congenital hip dysplasia shortly after her birth.