This clinical negligence case arose out of the care provided to Mrs L following the birth of her son. Mrs L suffered from a retained swab as a result of weaknesses in the system for accounting for swabs within the non-theatre environment of the delivery suite. This was a “never event”.
This clinical negligence case arose out of the care provided to Mrs H during the birth of her son. During an emergency c-section, Mrs H suffered damage to her ureter and lost a lot of blood. She also suffered from post-operative complications.
Our client, Mrs W, was referred to Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust to receive a Monofer Infusion. Due to the midwife’s failure to correctly site the cannula before commencing the infusion, Mrs W suffered an extravasation injury, which rendered her in constant pain. Damages of £392,500 were recovered for the pain and suffering and financial losses sustained as a result of the extravasation injury.
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 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.
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.
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 compensation for a patient who had a surgical swab left inside her following an episiotomy.