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COVID-19 – Update

Following the recent Government announcement and measures imposed for a second national lockdown, our office remains open with a skeleton staff and we continue to deal with phone calls and take delivery of post/DX. All other staff are fully operational … Continue reading

Responding Effectively to Video Surveillance Evidence: A Fairweathers’ Case Study

5th March 2021 In brief Steve Evans discusses the use of video surveillance evidence by Defendants and reflects on his success in roundly defeating the tactic in the recent case of Kilby where the defence was ordered to pay indemnity … Continue reading

Calculating Accommodation Claims Following Swift v Carpenter

5th March 2021 In brief Alex Tengroth discusses the recent long awaited Court of Appeal decision of Swift and how it will benefit severely disabled Claimants who require specialist adapted accommodation

£19,000 for negligently performed cataract surgery

3rd March 2021 – Our Client, Mrs H, an 86 year old woman from Margate, Kent came to see us following a complication she experienced during right sided cataracts surgery that took place in July 2018 at the Kent and … Continue reading

GP Surgery prescription error fatality case settles

3rd March 2021 – Our client, Mr H, the son and Executor of a 92 year old lady from Margate, Kent, brought a case in respect of the death of this late mother following a prescription error.

Alex Tengroth appointed to AvMA’s Specialist Panel

20th January 2021 – We are delighted to announce that Alex Tengroth has been appointed to the specialist Clinical Negligence Panel of solicitors operated by Action against Medical Accidents (‘AvMA’).

£42,000 in damages after pregnant mother to be sent home and baby later still born

Our client, Ms C, a young woman from Medway became pregnant with her first child in 2016. There was nothing abnormal on any of the early ante – natal scans and Ms C was classed as a “low risk pregnancy”.

£100,000 after Fatal Failure to Operate on Bowel Obstruction

9th September 2020 – Our Client Mr S from Kent lost his wife in September 2016 whilst she was under the care of East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.

£17,500 for Retained Placenta

9th September 2020 – Our client Mrs B from Staffordshire gave birth to her second child in December 2014.

Fairweathers passes its full Lexcel Review Audit with Strong Performance

7th August 2020 – We are pleased to report that we have successfully concluded the Lexcel annual audit process again this year. This was a full review under the practice management standard as takes place every 3 years.