Prescription Errors

One of the most common causes of harm in medical negligence comes from error in prescribing. The most frequent type of error in prescribing is patients receiving drugs in which they are allergic to, a dangerous combination of drugs and wrong doses. Generally, the errors cause little to no harm but, in serious cases, these errors can cause a condition to … Read More

Psychiatric Injury Compensation

When physically injured in an accident, you may also have suffered from some form of psychiatric damage which in more serious cases can be known as post traumatic stress disorder – or PTSD. Psychiatric injuries are most common in victims who have been involved in a life threatening incident, most often as a result of a vehicle collision, or an … Read More

Surgical Injuries

Many surgical procedures have low incidents of medical negligence so when death or serious complications do arise it tends to be from medical negligence. These cases are caused by poor post operative care, including failure to diagnose a complication or problem that has arose because of the surgery. Surgical errors can range from: The majority of surgical procedures and operations … Read More

Spinal Injury Compensation Claims

    In any type of accident, there is always a chance that you may damage your spine. The most common causes of spinal injury are Road Traffic Accidents which can produce injuries ranging from minor whiplash to major spinal injuries. Accidents at Work are also common causes of spinal injuries from people who slip and then landed awkwardly putting … Read More

Blindness and Eye Injuries

Errors in eyesight treatment can lead to profound consequences, such as very serious blindness and impaired vision. Negligence can include failure to diagnose and treat eye conditions such as glaucoma, sub-standard laser surgery and errors in treatments of trauma injuries. Errors impairing an individuals vision could have a profound effect on their life. Ophthalmology is the branch of treatment dedicated … Read More

MRSA and Superbugs

Unfortunately, NHS patients are at a higher than normal risk of catching superbugs such as MRSA. This and other superbugs breed in hospitals due to poor hygiene practices. Patients are particularly vulnerable after surgery when they have an open wound or direct IV access. MRSA can lead to amputation, prevent healing and sometimes even death. As can other superbugs such … Read More

Swine Flu Vaccination Compensation Claims

6 Million people were vaccinated against swine flu in 2009-2010 and around 100 people have developed narcolepsy due to the Pandemrix vaccine used. The effects of narcolepsy can be long lasting and have a large effect on your quality of life. If you have suffered due to a negligent swine flu vaccination then it is important that you speak to … Read More

Orthopedic Injuries

Orthopaedics work with a large range of personal injuries of which they may be required to make a diagnosis or even perform an operation. However, the main areas in which orthopaedic surgeons specialise in include; hand, shoulder and elbow surgery, joint reconstruction, paediatric orthopaedics, foot and ankle surgery, back and spine surgery, musculoskeletal oncology, surgical sports medicine and finally, orthopaedic … Read More