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£35,500 for Breast Cancer Diagnosis Mix Up Leading to Unnecessary Surgery

21st August’19 – Our client, Mrs C, aged 47, from Canterbury, brought a clinical negligence claim as a result of being wrongly advised that she had breast cancer in her right breast. The claim was against East Kent Hospital University … Continue reading

£7,500 for Negligent Retention of Operation Drain

30th July 209 – Our client, Ms O, a 30 year old woman from Herne Bay, Kent underwent a preventative double mastectomy and reconstruction at St Thomas’ Hospital in July 2014 when it was determined that she was BACCA gene … Continue reading

Fairweathers passes its Annual Lexcel Audit

23rd July’19 – We are pleased to report that we have successfully concluded the Lexcel annual audit process again this year.

£30,000 Damages Agreed in Retained Placenta Case

10th July 2019 – Our client Mrs H from Canterbury gave birth to her second child in November 2013 at the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital (QEQM) in Margate and post birth a lobe of placenta was noted in … Continue reading

£750,000 for botched ankle replacement surgery

3rd July 2019 – Our client Mrs S from East Kent was under the care of Mr James Ritchie (Consultant Orthopedic surgeon). She decided to have a right total ankle replacement in 2012 because her right ankle was significantly symptomatic … Continue reading

£750,000 Settlement for Failed Kidney Transplant

1st July 2019 – Our Client Mrs T from East Kent had a kidney transplantation from her sister at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital in May 2014. Unfortunately the transplantation failed due to errors made by a locum anesthetist both … Continue reading

£15,000 for Delayed Delivery Leading to Traumatic Birth

18th June 2019 – Our client, Ms T, brought a clinical negligence claim as a result of the substandard treatment that she received during the delivery of her first child at the Darent Valley Hospital, near Dartford, Kent on 23.06.2016.

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Fairweathers’ Diversity & Equality Survey 2019

As a firm regulated by the SRA, we are required to collect, report and publish workforce diversity data about the diversity make-up of our workforce.

£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.