Our client, Miss F, suffered with pre-eclampsia and HELLP syndrome during her labour which went un-diagnosed despite her observations and blood results being positive indicators of the conditions, leading her to suffer a fitting episode and psychiatric injury.
Our client, Ms Q, suffered a rectal tear at the time of her forceps delivery, which was subsequently missed by the obstetrician and not repaired, leading her to develop a recto-vaginal fistula. She required multiple surgeries including a colostomy and suffered with faecal incontinence and psychiatric harm.
Our client, Baby W, was born with scarring to her head after her mother, Ms W, experienced a traumatic delivery at Salisbury Hospital as a result of the negligent actions of the doctor.
Our client, Mr Y, was awarded £1.6 million (plus annual payments of over £100k for life) after he suffered chronic partial hypoxic ischaemia when doctors failed to diagnose severe intrauterine growth retardation, most likely caused by an insufficient placenta, during the last weeks of his mother’s pregnancy.
Our client, Mrs F, suffered post traumatic stress disorder after doctors poorly managed the birth of her daughter, who was born in the breech position instead of via a caesarean section, and required resuscitation at birth.
Our client, Miss J, was admitted to hospital after an ectopic pregnancy ruptured her fallopian tube. She was taken to theatre to have the ruptured tube and pregnancy removed, but during the surgery her aorta artery was severed. The hospital failed to recognise this, and Miss J haemorrhaged so severely that she suffered a cardiac arrest, and suffered significant brain damage as a result.
Jonathan Herbert, specialist Clinical Negligence lawyer based at Thomson Snell & Passmore’s Tunbridge Wells and Dartford (Thames Gateway) offices, has secured compensation for a client who suffered an avoidable secondary haemorrhage because of a failure to remove a missing succenturiate lobe of placenta.
Our specialist clinical negligence team based at Thomson Snell & Passmore, Tunbridge Wells and Dartford (Thames Gateway), has secured £11,000 for a woman who had to undergo life-saving surgery when her GP failed to carry out adequate investigations into her symptoms which led to an ectopic rupture.
The team of specialist clinical negligence lawyers based at Thomson Snell & Passmore’s Tunbridge Wells and Dartford (Thames Gateway) offices, has secured over £4 million for a child who suffered a hypoxic brain injury after being starved of oxygen during a delay in performing a caesarean section.
Oliver Chapman, specialist clinical negligence lawyer based at Thomson Snell & Passmore’s Tunbridge Wells office, has secured £12,000 for a claimant who suffered a period of incontinence when a hospital failed to identify a fistula.
The clinical negligence team recently obtained a settlement in a compensation claim for a child diagnosed with Erbs’ Palsy soon after his birth. After failure to plan his delivery, to discuss the options available fully with his parents and a an allegedly mismanaged birth, the claimant suffered shoulder nerve damage during his birth. The case settled for a six figure award of damages plus legal costs.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Clinical Negligence team who represented the family at the inquest into the death of their baby son, who died at one day old, having been born in an extremely poor condition.
Patient awarded £2.3 million for birth injuries including learning difficulties, hearing loss and mild motor disability
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Clinical Negligence team who recently recovered £2.3 million for a patient who suffered asphyxia during birth, leading to damage including learning difficulties and hearing loss.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Clinical Negligence team who settled a case involving a baby who, through medical malpractice and the poor management of his birth, suffered shoulder dystocia resulting in right Erb’s Palsy.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Clinical Negligence team who recently recovered £112,500 for a client who suffered a psychological injury following an unsuccessful operation to remove an ectopic pregnancy (which can be fatal if not treated). So severe was the pain that our client believed she was indeed going to die.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Clinical Negligence team who recently recovered £11,150 for a young boy who suffered facial injuries during instrumental delivery at his birth despite the hospital not admitting negligence.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Clinical Negligence team who recently recovered compensation for a patient who had a surgical swab left inside her following an episiotomy.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Clinical Negligence team who recently recovered over £5 million for a child who was severely brain damaged as a result of the mismanagement of her birth. This case illustrates that experience, thoroughness and perseverance are often the key to success.